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Air Products & Chemicals
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|It was the negative week for the Air Products & Chemicals (APD). During the week, the APD gave back -1.54 points, or -0.90%, and closed at 169.56 on Friday, March 16, 2018. Weekly volume was 19% above average. |
APD is a member of Basic Materials Sector. Basic Materials 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 APD long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 20, 2016 at 114.64 and reached 175.17 on January 25, 2018. APD gained -60.53 points, or -52.80%, in 105 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Pennant chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (150.35) 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 APD medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on March 27, 2017 at 133.63 and reached 175.17 on January 25, 2018. APD gained -41.54 points, or -31.09%, in 43 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The trend support level is at 165.42 and resistance is at 175.21. A Rising 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 Rising Channel chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Rising Channel pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See APD weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 2, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See APD short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on January 25, 2018 at 175.17 and reached 152.71 on February 8, 2018. APD lost 22.46 points, or 12.82%, in 14 days. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See APD daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Lane's Stochastic is overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Lane's Stochastic. 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.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since February 15, 2018.