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|It was a third consecutive positive week for the CA, Inc. (CA). During the week, the CA gained 0.56 points, or 1.72%, and closed at 33.19 on Friday, December 01, 2017. It was the best weekly gain since September 29, 2017. Weekly volume was -22% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See CA long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on October 24, 2008 at 12.00 and reached 36.54 on June 21, 2017. CA gained -24.54 points, or -204.5%, in 451 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 29.83 and resistance is at 49.87. 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 CA medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on July 28, 2017 at 30.45 and reached 34.41 on October 23, 2017. CA gained -3.96 points, or -13.00%, in 12 weeks. The price is now at the 30.81% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See CA weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since October 27, 2017. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See CA short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on October 23, 2017 at 34.41 and reached 31.45 on October 26, 2017. CA lost 2.96 points, or 8.60%, in 3 days. The price is now at the 58.78% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See CA daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since November 17, 2017. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger.
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.
The price touches the upper Bollinger Band. The distance between the Bollinger Bands is falling, and it was 3.01% on Friday. It is 56.43% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price. 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.