TKA.DE dominated by bears dragging the market lower throughout the day
ThyssenKrupp AG (TKA.DE) Technical Analysis Report for Apr 16, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
TKA.DE finished Monday at 22.18 losing €0.16 (-0.72%) on low volume. The bears were in full control today, moving the market lower throughout the whole session. Closing within the prior day's range, prices failed to decisively move past the previous day's trading range in a lackluster session. Ending with a weak close near the low of the day sets a bearish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (TKA.DE as at Apr 16, 2018):
Monday's trading range was €0.35 (1.56%), that's below last trading month's daily average range of €0.45. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly below average.
Even with a strong opening the market closed below the prior day's open and close, forming a bearish Engulfing Candle.
Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 22.41. After having been unable to move lower than 22.17 in the previous session, the share found buyers again around the same price level today at 22.18.
The stock shows strength in the short-term supported by its long-term uptrend with only the medium-term trend being bearish. ThyssenKrupp broke below the 50-day moving average at 22.19 today for the first time since February 6th.
Selling could speed up should prices move below the close-by swing low at 21.72 where further sell stops might get triggered.