Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc.
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|It was the negative week for the Diamond Offshore Drilling Inc. (DO). During the week, the DO dropped -0.19 points, or -1.02%, and closed at 18.40 on Friday, August 10, 2018. Weekly volume was -51% below average. |
DO is a member of Basic Materials Sector. Basic Materials is the second most oversold 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 DO long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on June 23, 2017 at 10.06 and reached 21.92 on June 28, 2018. DO gained -11.86 points, or -117.89%, in 52 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 16.32 and resistance is at 22.31. A Rising Wage is a triangle formation with a noticeable slant to the upside. It represents the loss of an upside momentum on each successive high and has a bearish bias. The Rising wedge usually marks a reversal in an uptrend. In a downtrend a rising wedge is considered to be a continuation pattern. Use the following link to access a Rising Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Rising Wedge pattern in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See DO medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on June 28, 2018 at 21.92 and reached 17.86 on August 10, 2018. DO lost 4.06 points, or 18.52%, in 6 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The trend support level is at 17.09 and resistance is at 19.53. A Falling Channel represents price movement contained between parallel lower (support) and upper (resistance) trend lines. Trading Channeling stocks is one of the most reliable and accurate trading techniques that provide traders with precise entry and exit points as well as stop-losses and take-profit recommendations. Use the following link to access a Falling Channel chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Channel pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See DO weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since July 27, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting stronger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See DO short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on July 30, 2018 at 20.34 and reached 17.86 on August 10, 2018. DO lost 2.48 points, or 12.19%, in 11 days. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See DO daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily strongly oversold Williams' Percentage Range. Daily MACD has bullish 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 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 link to access Williams' Percentage Range help.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since July 16, 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 20 Day Moving Average has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bearish 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.