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- 12/1/2017
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Becton, Dickinson
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Summary:
Weekly :Broken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionBroken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionLane's Stochastic is overboughtWilliams' Percentage Range is strongly overboughtLane's Stochastic bearish divergenceOversold sector
Daily :Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are overboughtRelative Strength Index bearish divergenceA Parabolic SAR indicator is above and near the price
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It was a third consecutive positive week for the Becton, Dickinson (BDX). During the week, the BDX climbed 0.05 points, or 0.02%, and closed at 226.33 on Friday, December 01, 2017. Weekly volume was 10% above average.

BDX is a member of Healthcare Sector. Healthcare is the 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 BDX long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on October 4, 2011 at 69.59 and reached 229.68 on December 1, 2017. BDX gained -160.09 points, or -230.05%, in 321 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (185.21) is broken, while daily and weekly technical indicators are overbought. Uptrend is exhausted and trend reversal is possible soon. 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 229.68 on December 1, 2017. BDX gained -158.12 points, or -220.96%, in 286 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (196.39) is broken, while daily and weekly technical indicators are overbought. Uptrend is exhausted and trend reversal is possible soon. 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 Lane's Stochastic is overbought while Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought weekly Lane's Stochastic or strongly overbought weekly Williams' Percentage Range. Weekly Lane's Stochastic has bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly Lane's Stochastic bearish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading signal. 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 and Williams' Percentage Range help.

The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since October 20, 2017. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term uptrend is strong. 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 November 13, 2017 at 217.50 and reached 229.68 on December 1, 2017. BDX gained -12.18 points, or -5.6%, in 18 days. The price is now at the 27.50% retracement level.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See BDX daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. Daily Relative Strength Index has bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Relative Strength Index help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily Relative Strength Index bearish divergence. Use the following link to access Relative Strength Index help.

The daily MACD line is below its signal line since November 14, 2017. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger.

A Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal) indicator (224.31) comes close to the price (226.33). It indicates that the trend is getting weaker. 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.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 65.11
Bearish
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 11.60
Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 82.31
Overbought
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 78.61
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 4.62
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 72.08
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 3.70
Strong Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 88.89
Overbought Bearish
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 82.51
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 6.24
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Daily Stochastic Crossing 228.58
Upper Bollinger Band 227.70
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 226.71
Price 226.33
Parabolic System 224.31
20 Day Moving Average 223.36
Lower Bollinger Band 216.13
50 Day Moving Average 210.75
Quarterly Trendline Support 196.39
Yearly Trendline Resistance 194.90
Quarterly Trendline Resistance 194.78
Yearly Trendline Support 185.21
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Healthcare 1
Industry Medical Instruments/Supls 96
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Low 217.50
Low Date 11/13/2017
High 229.68
High Date 12/01/2017
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 191.53
Low Date 09/21/2017
High 229.68
High Date 12/01/2017
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 161.29
Low Date 12/07/2016
High 229.68
High Date 12/01/2017
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 194.78
Support 196.39
Low 71.56
Low Date 06/04/2012
High 229.68
High Date 12/01/2017
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 194.90
Support 185.21
Low 69.59
Low Date 10/04/2011
High 229.68
High Date 12/01/2017
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