XRX finds buyers at key support level
Xerox Corporation (XRX) Technical Analysis Report for Apr 16, 2018 | by Techniquant Editorial Team
XRX ended Monday at 29.06 surging $0.89 (3.16%). This is the biggest single day gain in over a month. Today's closing price of 29.06 marks the highest close since March 26th. Closing above Friday's high at 28.70, the stock confirms its breakout through the prior session's high having traded $0.42 above it intraday. Ending with a strong close near the high of the day sets a bullish note for the next session.
Daily Candlestick Chart (XRX as at Apr 16, 2018):
Monday's trading range was $1.14 (4.02%), that's far above last trading month's daily average range of $0.73. Things look different on a weekly scale, where volatility is slightly below the markets average with the monthly volatility being slightly above average.
In a volatile session, prices traded above the previous day's high as well as below the prior day's low, forming a bullish Outside Bar.
After trading as low as 27.98 during the day, Xerox Corp. bounced off the key support level at 28.23. The failure to close below the support might increase that levels importance as support going forward. Prices are trading close to the key resistance level at 29.54. After having been unable to move lower than 28.07 in the previous session, the market found buyers again around the same price level today at 27.98.
The share shows strength in the short-term supported by its long-term uptrend with only the medium-term trend being bearish. XRX managed to break above the 20-day moving average at 28.74 today for the first time since March 20th.