Gilead Sciences (GILD)
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|It was the negative week for the Gilead Sciences (GILD). During the week, the GILD gave back -0.47 points, or -0.78%, and closed at 60.11 on Friday, November 20, 2020. Weekly volume was -42% below average. |
GILD is a member of Biotechnology Industry. Biotechnology is the third most oversold industry. 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 GILD long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on December 26, 2018 at 60.32 and reached 85.97 on March 19, 2020. GILD gained -25.65 points, or -42.52%, in 64 weeks. Price is near the lowest trend level.
Medium-term trend: [See GILD medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on March 19, 2020 at 85.97 and reached 57.04 on October 29, 2020. GILD lost 28.93 points, or 33.65%, in 32 weeks. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern. The downtrend support line (79.19) is broken. Usually a broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish 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 support in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See GILD weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly oversold Williams' Percentage Range. During the last week, weekly Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved above oversold area. Such crossover is considered a bullish 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 links to access Lane's Stochastic and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since May 29, 2020. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See GILD short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on October 29, 2020 at 57.04 and reached 61.64 on November 18, 2020. GILD gained -4.60 points, or -8.06%, in 20 days. The chart has formed a Rising Wedge chart pattern. The price is near the trend support (60.05) line. The support is usually stronger when technical indicators are oversold. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with price testing the trend support line in a short-term trend.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See GILD daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since November 4, 2020. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up.
During the last week, the price has declined below the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. 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.