CVS Caremark Corp.
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|It was the negative week for the CVS Caremark Corp. (CVS). During the week, the CVS dropped -7.06 points, or -9.23%, and closed at 69.39 on Friday, February 09, 2018. Weekly volume was 79% above average. |
CVS is a member of Services Sector. Services 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 CVS long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on May 9, 2016 at 106.67 and reached 66.45 on November 6, 2017. CVS lost 40.22 points, or 37.71%, in 78 weeks. The price is now at the 7.31% retracement level.
Medium-term trend: [See CVS medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on November 6, 2017 at 66.45 and reached 83.88 on January 29, 2018. CVS gained -17.43 points, or -26.23%, in 12 weeks. The price is now at the 83.13% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See CVS weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral. During the last week, weekly Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved below overbought area. Such crossover is considered a bearish 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 link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since December 29, 2017. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See CVS short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on January 29, 2018 at 83.88 and reached 67.31 on February 9, 2018. CVS lost 16.57 points, or 19.75%, in 11 days. The price is now at the 12.55% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See CVS daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Lane's Stochastic is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily oversold Lane's Stochastic.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since January 30, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term downtrend is strong.
The distance between the Bollinger Bands (21.67%) is close to one year high (19.25%). It is 142.15% higher then one year average. It indicates the period of high volatility of the stock price, and it is considered a sell signal for the option traders. 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 crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. While the medium-term trend is up and daily technical indicators are oversold, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a support level. 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.