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|It was a second positive week after 4 consecutive negative weeks for the Amgen (AMGN). During the week, the AMGN gained 5.69 points, or 2.46%, and closed at 237.36 on Friday, November 13, 2020. AMGN was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
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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 264.97 on July 6, 2020. AMGN gained -225.81 points, or -576.63%, in 641 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 193.60 and resistance is at 270.65. 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 Ascending Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Broadening Ascending Wedge pattern in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See AMGN medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on September 28, 2015 at 130.09 and reached 264.97 on July 6, 2020. AMGN gained -134.88 points, or -103.68%, in 249 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 180.67 and resistance is at 245.57. Use the following link to access a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Broadening Ascending Wedge pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See AMGN weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since September 4, 2020. 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 3, 2020 at 260.06 and reached 210.28 on October 29, 2020. AMGN lost 49.78 points, or 19.14%, in 56 days. The chart has formed a Broadening Descending Wedge chart pattern.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See AMGN daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since November 3, 2020. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high and getting bigger.
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.