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|It was a second positive week after 6 consecutive negative weeks for the Expeditors Int'l. (EXPD). During the week, the EXPD gained 2.54 points, or 3.67%, and closed at 71.73 on Friday, November 09, 2018. Weekly volume was 36% above average. |
EXPD is a member of Services Sector. Services is the second 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 EXPD long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on October 10, 2012 at 34.20 and reached 78.16 on June 12, 2018. EXPD gained -43.96 points, or -128.54%, in 295 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (48.61) is broken. Usually a broken resistance is considered to be a long-term bullish signal, although a short-term pull back is possible. 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 EXPD medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on June 12, 2018 at 78.16 and reached 64.15 on October 24, 2018. EXPD lost 14.01 points, or 17.92%, in 19 weeks. The price is now at the 54.10% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See EXPD weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since August 3, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high, but getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is still strong, and momentum is beginning to wane. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See EXPD short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on October 24, 2018 at 64.15 and reached 73.64 on November 8, 2018. EXPD gained -9.49 points, or -14.79%, in 15 days. The price is now at the 20.13% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See EXPD daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. 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 daily MACD line is above its signal line since October 29, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is strong.
During the last week, the price has advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. While the medium-term trend is down and daily technical indicators are overbought, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a resistance 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.