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|It was a second consecutive positive week for the Amgen (AMGN). During the week, the AMGN gained 6.10 points, or 3.26%, and closed at 193.16 on Friday, November 09, 2018. It was the best weekly gain since July 6, 2018. Weekly volume was -20% below average. |
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Long-term trend: [See AMGN long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on March 20, 2008 at 39.16 and reached 210.19 on September 27, 2018. AMGN gained -171.03 points, or -436.75%, in 549 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The price is near the trend support (191.38) line. The support is usually stronger when technical indicators are oversold. 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 support line in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See AMGN medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on April 2, 2018 at 163.31 and reached 210.19 on September 27, 2018. AMGN gained -46.88 points, or -28.71%, in 25 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 38.2% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See AMGN weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since October 19, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high and getting bigger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See AMGN short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on September 27, 2018 at 210.19 and reached 181.31 on October 25, 2018. AMGN lost 28.88 points, or 13.74%, in 28 days. The price is now at the 41.03% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See AMGN daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.
During the last week, the price has risen above the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR below the price is a bullish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the upward direction. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
Candlestick pattern: [See AMGN candlestick chart pattern]
On Friday the chart has formed a Bearish Three Inside Down Candlestick pattern. The Bearish Three Inside Down pattern is another name for the Confirmed Bearish Harami pattern. This is a trend-reversal pattern indicating the start of a new downtrend. The reliability of the Bearish Three Inside Down pattern is very high. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks that had a Bearish Three Inside Down Candlestick pattern during the last week.