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|It was the negative week for the Agilent Technologies (A). During the week, the A dropped -5.13 points, or -7.39%, and closed at 64.32 on Friday, May 18, 2018. Weekly volume was 231% above average. |
A is a member of Technology Sector. Technology is the second most overbought 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 A long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on October 2, 2015 at 33.12 and reached 75.00 on January 29, 2018. A gained -41.88 points, or -126.45%, in 121 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Medium-term trend: [See A medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 29, 2018 at 75.00 and reached 60.70 on May 15, 2018. A lost 14.30 points, or 19.07%, in 15 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See A weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 2, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is strong. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See A short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on May 15, 2018 at 60.70 and reached 64.60 on May 18, 2018. A gained -3.90 points, or -6.43%, in 3 days. The price is now at the 7.18% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See A daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved below overbought area. Such crossover is considered a bearish 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 link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal.
During the last week, the price has fallen below the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR above the price is a bearish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the downward 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.
During the last week, the price has declined below the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.
During the last week, the price has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. 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.