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|It was a third consecutive positive week for the Ametek (AME). During the week, the AME climbed 0.73 points, or 0.98%, and closed at 75.54 on Friday, May 18, 2018. AME was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
AME is a member of Industrial Goods Sector. Industrial Goods is the second most oversold sector. Sector/industry rotation is considered a proven strategy to beat the market. Use the following links to find overbought/oversold technical indicators by Sector or by Industry.
Long-term trend: [See AME long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on February 5, 2016 at 42.82 and reached 79.32 on March 13, 2018. AME gained -36.50 points, or -85.24%, in 109 weeks. The price is now at the 10.36% retracement level.
Medium-term trend: [See AME medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on March 13, 2018 at 79.32 and reached 68.57 on May 1, 2018. AME lost 10.75 points, or 13.55%, in 7 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Descending Wedge chart pattern. The price is near the trend resistance line (75.33). The resistance is usually stronger when technical indicators are overbought. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with price testing the trend resistance line in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See AME weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 16, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high, but getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is still strong, and momentum is beginning to wane. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See AME short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on May 1, 2018 at 68.57 and reached 76.10 on May 18, 2018. AME gained -7.53 points, or -10.98%, in 17 days. The price is now at the 7.44% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See AME daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic are overbought while Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic or strongly overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range. 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 links to access Lane's Stochastic, Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since May 7, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up.
During the last week, the price has advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. While the medium-term trend is down and daily technical indicators are overbought, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a resistance 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.