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Becton, Dickinson
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Summary:
Weekly :Overbought sectorBroken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionBroken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionLane's Stochastic is overboughtWilliams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought
Daily :Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are strongly overboughtMACD bearish divergence
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It was a seventh consecutive positive week for the Becton, Dickinson (BDX). During the week, the BDX gained 4.24 points, or 1.75%, and closed at 247.10 on Friday, July 13, 2018. Weekly volume was -34% below average.

BDX is a member of Healthcare Sector. Healthcare 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 BDX long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on October 4, 2011 at 69.59 and reached 248.39 on January 29, 2018. BDX gained -178.80 points, or -256.93%, in 329 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (196.37) 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 248.39 on January 29, 2018. BDX gained -176.83 points, or -247.11%, in 295 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (203.73) 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. 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 June 15, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. 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 May 29, 2018 at 218.60 and reached 247.87 on July 13, 2018. BDX gained -29.27 points, or -13.39%, in 45 days. Price is near the trend high.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See BDX daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with strongly overbought daily overbought Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. Daily MACD has bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the MACD help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily MACD bearish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading signal.

The daily MACD line is above its signal line since June 1, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is getting weak.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 71.00
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 0.80
Strong Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 92.17
Strong Overbought
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 87.47
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 3.72 Bearish
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 79.36
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 0.40
Strong Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 85.71
Overbought
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 80.47
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 4.45
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Upper Bollinger Band 250.32
Daily Stochastic Crossing 247.13
Price 247.10
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 243.90
Parabolic System 242.71
20 Day Moving Average 238.83
50 Day Moving Average 231.51
Lower Bollinger Band 228.87
Quarterly Trendline Resistance 207.67
Quarterly Trendline Support 203.73
Yearly Trendline Resistance 202.54
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Healthcare 9
Industry Medical Instruments/Supls 109
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Low 227.06
Low Date 06/18/2018
High 247.87
High Date 07/13/2018
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 218.60
Low Date 05/29/2018
High 247.87
High Date 07/13/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 209.91
Low Date 02/09/2018
High 247.87
High Date 07/13/2018
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 207.67
Support 203.73
Low 71.56
Low Date 06/04/2012
High 248.39
High Date 01/29/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 202.54
Support 196.37
Low 69.59
Low Date 10/04/2011
High 248.39
High Date 01/29/2018
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