American Water Works Company Inc
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|It was a first positive week for the American Water Works Company Inc (AWK). During the week, the AWK gained 2.23 points, or 2.55%, and closed at 89.61 on Friday, November 09, 2018. Weekly volume was -21% below average. |
AWK is a member of Utilities Sector. Utilities is the 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 AWK long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on February 8, 2018 at 76.04 and reached 92.79 on October 24, 2018. AWK gained -16.75 points, or -22.03%, in 36 weeks. The price is now at the 18.99% retracement level.
Medium-term trend: [See AWK medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on June 11, 2018 at 77.73 and reached 92.79 on October 24, 2018. AWK gained -15.06 points, or -19.37%, in 19 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See AWK weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
During the last week, weekly MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See AWK short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on October 24, 2018 at 92.79 and reached 86.60 on November 2, 2018. AWK lost 6.19 points, or 6.67%, in 9 days. The price is now at the 48.63% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See AWK daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since October 25, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term downtrend is getting weak.
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.
During the last week, the price has moved above 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 advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bullish 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.