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Becton, Dickinson
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Summary:
Weekly :Broken trend resistance lineBroken trend resistance line
Daily :The price has risen above the Parabolic SARPrice is close to the 50 Day Moving Average
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It was the negative week for the Becton, Dickinson (BDX). During the week, the BDX gave back -0.23 points, or -0.10%, and closed at 225.01 on Friday, May 18, 2018. Weekly volume was -7% below average.

Long-term trend: [See BDX long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on October 4, 2011 at 69.59 and reached 248.39 on January 29, 2018. BDX gained -178.80 points, or -256.93%, in 329 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (195.53) 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 BDX medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on June 4, 2012 at 71.56 and reached 248.39 on January 29, 2018. BDX gained -176.83 points, or -247.11%, in 295 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (202.86) 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 medium-term trend.

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

The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 9, 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 BDX short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on February 9, 2018 at 209.91 and reached 236.13 on April 19, 2018. BDX gained -26.22 points, or -12.49%, in 69 days. The chart has formed a Broadening Right-Angled, Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 210.50 and resistance is at 240.45. A Broadening Ascending Wedge pattern is considered to be a reversal formation. It usually appears in a mature trend, characterized by overbought/oversold long-term and short-term indicators, and often generates divergence on long-term indicators. Use the following link to access a Broadening Right-Angled, Ascending Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Broadening Right-Angled, Ascending Wedge pattern in a short-term trend.

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

The daily MACD line is below its signal line since May 2, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller.

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.

Price is close to the 50 Day Moving Average. 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.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 36.58
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 70.00
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 60.73
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 42.44
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 0.42
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 55.51
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 63.60
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 72.78
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 53.86
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 4.52
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Weekly Trendline Resistance 240.45
Upper Bollinger Band 233.61
20 Day Moving Average 227.73
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 227.73
Price 225.01
Daily Stochastic Crossing 224.38
50 Day Moving Average 223.86
Parabolic System 219.03
Lower Bollinger Band 218.33
Weekly Trendline Support 210.50
Quarterly Trendline Resistance 207.29
Quarterly Trendline Support 202.86
Yearly Trendline Resistance 202.21
Yearly Trendline Support 195.53
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Healthcare 6
Industry Medical Instruments/Supls 130
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
High 236.13
High Date 04/19/2018
Low 218.73
Low Date 05/09/2018
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Broadening Right-Angled, Ascending Wedge
Status Valid
Resistance 240.45
Support 210.50
Low 209.91
Low Date 02/09/2018
High 236.13
High Date 04/19/2018
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
Status
Resistance
Support
High 248.39
High Date 01/29/2018
Low 209.91
Low Date 02/09/2018
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 207.29
Support 202.86
Low 71.56
Low Date 06/04/2012
High 248.39
High Date 01/29/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 202.21
Support 195.53
Low 69.59
Low Date 10/04/2011
High 248.39
High Date 01/29/2018
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