Intuitive Surgical Inc.
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|It was a second consecutive positive week for the Intuitive Surgical Inc. (ISRG). During the week, the ISRG gained 28.88 points, or 5.83%, and closed at 524.34 on Friday, July 13, 2018. It was the best weekly gain since April 20, 2018. Weekly volume was 41% above average. |
ISRG is a member of Healthcare Sector. Healthcare 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 ISRG long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on February 28, 2003 at 7.34 and reached 1094.55 on October 5, 2017. ISRG gained -1087.21 points, or -14812.13%, in 761 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The price is near the trend support (475.39) 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 long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See ISRG medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on October 19, 2017 at 350.00 and reached 532.30 on July 13, 2018. ISRG gained -182.30 points, or -52.09%, in 38 weeks. Price is near the trend high.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See ISRG weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic are overbought while Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought weekly Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic or strongly overbought weekly Williams' Percentage Range. Weekly Lane's Stochastic and MACD have bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic and MACD help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly Lane's Stochastic and MACD bearish 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 links to access Lane's Stochastic, Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since January 19, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term uptrend is getting stronger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See ISRG short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on June 25, 2018 at 467.98 and reached 532.30 on July 13, 2018. ISRG gained -64.32 points, or -13.74%, in 18 days. The price is now at the 12.38% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See ISRG daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is overbought while Lane's Stochastic is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range or strongly overbought daily Lane's Stochastic.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.
The price has closed on Friday above the upper Bollinger Band. It is considered a bullish signal. The distance between the Bollinger Bands is falling, and it was 10.22% on Friday. It is 69.47% 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.