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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc
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Summary:
Weekly :
Daily :The price is close to the moving average in the center of the Bollinger BandsThe period of low volatility of the stock price
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It was the negative week for the Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc (ALXN). During the week, the ALXN gave back -0.68 points, or -0.57%, and closed at 118.33 on Friday, June 08, 2018. Weekly volume was -46% below average.

Long-term trend: [See ALXN long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on July 23, 2015 at 208.88 and reached 96.18 on May 26, 2017. ALXN lost 112.70 points, or 53.95%, in 96 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The trend support level is at 69.22 and resistance is at 129.22. A Falling Channel represents price movement contained between parallel lower (support) and upper (resistance) trend lines. Trading Channeling stocks is one of the most reliable and accurate trading techniques that provide traders with precise entry and exit points as well as stop-losses and take-profit recommendations. Use the following link to access a Falling Channel chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Channel pattern in a long-term trend.

Medium-term trend: [See ALXN medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on September 5, 2017 at 149.34 and reached 102.10 on April 20, 2018. ALXN lost 47.24 points, or 31.63%, in 32 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The trend support level is at 97.46 and resistance is at 135.38. Use the following link to access a Falling Channel chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Channel pattern in a medium-term trend.

Weekly Technical Indicators: [See ALXN weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.

The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since May 4, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.

Short-term trend: [See ALXN short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on May 14, 2018 at 123.48 and reached 114.36 on May 29, 2018. ALXN lost 9.12 points, or 7.39%, in 15 days. The price is now at the 43.53% retracement level.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See ALXN daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.

The daily MACD line is below its signal line since May 22, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term downtrend is getting weak.

The price is close to the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The distance between the Bollinger Bands is falling, and it was 6.29% on Friday. It is 56.62% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price. 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.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 41.10
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 54.30
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 74.62
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 53.81
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 0.79
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.34
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 54.10
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 63.38
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 52.48
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) -2.10
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Quarterly Trendline Resistance 135.38
Yearly Trendline Resistance 129.22
Upper Bollinger Band 121.91
Parabolic System 121.45
Daily Stochastic Crossing 119.80
20 Day Moving Average 119.13
Price 118.33
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 116.87
50 Day Moving Average 115.27
Lower Bollinger Band 114.46
Quarterly Trendline Support 97.46
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Healthcare 7
Industry Drug Manufacturers/Other 65
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
High 123.48
High Date 05/14/2018
Low 114.36
Low Date 05/29/2018
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 102.10
Low Date 04/20/2018
High 123.48
High Date 05/14/2018
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
Status
Resistance
Support
High 137.88
High Date 03/15/2018
Low 102.10
Low Date 04/20/2018
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern Falling Channel
Status Valid
Resistance 135.38
Support 97.46
High 149.34
High Date 09/05/2017
Low 102.10
Low Date 04/20/2018
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern Falling Channel
Status Valid
Resistance 129.22
Support 69.22
High 208.88
High Date 07/23/2015
Low 96.18
Low Date 05/26/2017
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