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Acuity Brands Inc
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Summary:
Weekly :Lane's Stochastic oversoldWilliams' Percentage Range is strongly oversoldRelative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic bullish divergence
Daily :Williams' Percentage Range is oversoldStochastic has raised above the signal lineDaily  MACD line has moved above its signal lineThe price has risen above the Parabolic SAR
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It was a first positive week after 5 consecutive negative weeks for the Acuity Brands Inc (AYI). During the week, the AYI gained 2.22 points, or 1.98%, and closed at 114.34 on Friday, May 11, 2018. It was the best weekly gain since March 29, 2018. Weekly volume was 32% above average.

Long-term trend: [See AYI long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on August 23, 2016 at 280.89 and reached 109.98 on May 7, 2018. AYI lost 170.91 points, or 60.85%, in 88 weeks. Price is near the trend low.

Medium-term trend: [See AYI medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 8, 2018 at 186.99 and reached 109.98 on May 7, 2018. AYI lost 77.01 points, or 41.18%, in 17 weeks. The price is now at the 5.66% retracement level.

Weekly Technical Indicators: [See AYI weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Lane's Stochastic is oversold while Williams' Percentage Range is strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with oversold weekly Lane's Stochastic or strongly oversold weekly Williams' Percentage Range. Weekly Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic have bullish divergence. Use the following links to access the Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic bullish 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, Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range help.

The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 2, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. Use the following link to access a MACD help.

Short-term trend: [See AYI short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on April 6, 2018 at 135.84 and reached 109.98 on May 7, 2018. AYI lost 25.86 points, or 19.04%, in 31 days. The price is now at the 16.86% retracement level.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See AYI daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily oversold Williams' Percentage Range. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic main line (%K) has rallied above the oversold signal line (%D). Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.

During the last week, daily MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.

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.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 22.13
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 84.90
Oversold
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 28.24
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 21.81
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) -6.07
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 25.96
Bullish
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 95.40
Strong Oversold
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 18.36
Oversold Bullish
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 19.49
Oversold
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) -10.63
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Upper Bollinger Band 135.44
50 Day Moving Average 132.90
20 Day Moving Average 120.74
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 116.17
Price 114.34
Daily Stochastic Crossing 112.15
Parabolic System 110.09
Lower Bollinger Band 104.63
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Services 6
Industry Electronics Wholesale 70
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
High 135.84
High Date 04/06/2018
Low 109.98
Low Date 05/07/2018
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
Status
Resistance
Support
High 154.52
High Date 03/06/2018
Low 109.98
Low Date 05/07/2018
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
Status
Resistance
Support
High 186.99
High Date 01/08/2018
Low 109.98
Low Date 05/07/2018
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
Status
Resistance
Support
High 208.83
High Date 07/25/2017
Low 109.98
Low Date 05/07/2018
Description Value
Direction Down
Chart Pattern DownTrend
Status
Resistance
Support
High 280.89
High Date 08/23/2016
Low 109.98
Low Date 05/07/2018
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