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|It was the negative week for the Agilent Technologies (A). During the week, the A dropped -4.27 points, or -5.99%, and closed at 66.98 on Friday, February 09, 2018. Weekly volume was 97% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See A long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on October 2, 2015 at 33.12 and reached 75.00 on January 29, 2018. A gained -41.88 points, or -126.45%, in 121 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (54.04) is broken. Usually a broken resistance is considered to be a long-term bullish signal, although a short-term pull back is possible. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend resistance line in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See A medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on December 1, 2016 at 42.92 and reached 75.00 on January 29, 2018. A gained -32.08 points, or -74.74%, in 60 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend support line (70.77) is broken. Usually a broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal, but since daily indicators are oversold a short-term pull back is possible. A may retest the broken support line. It is considered to be a resistance line now. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend support in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See A weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral. Weekly Lane's Stochastic has bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly Lane's Stochastic bearish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading signal. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
During the last week, weekly MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See A short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on January 29, 2018 at 75.00 and reached 65.03 on February 8, 2018. A lost 9.97 points, or 13.29%, in 10 days. The price is now at the 19.56% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See A daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily oversold Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. Use the following link to access Williams' Percentage Range help.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since January 31, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term downtrend is strong.
The distance between the Bollinger Bands (15.95%) is close to one year high (12.70%). It is 141.72% higher then one year average. It indicates the period of high volatility of the stock price, and it is considered a sell signal for the option traders. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.
During the last week, the price has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. While the medium-term trend is up and daily technical indicators are oversold, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a support level. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.
Candlestick pattern: [See A candlestick chart pattern]
On Friday the chart has formed a Bullish Harami Candlestick pattern. A Bullish Harami indicates that the bearish trend may be reversing, it signals that it's a good time to enter into a long position. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks that had a Bullish Harami Candlestick pattern during the last week.