SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment & Services
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|It was the negative week for the SPDR Oil & Gas Equipment & Services (XES). During the week, the XES dropped -2.10 points, or -12.38%, and closed at 14.86 on Friday, February 09, 2018. Weekly volume was 129% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See XES long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on July 1, 2014 at 49.63 and reached 12.62 on January 20, 2016. XES lost 37.01 points, or 74.57%, in 81 weeks. The chart has formed a Ascending Triangle chart pattern. The downtrend resistance line (12.98) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bullish signal. 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 XES medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on December 12, 2016 at 24.58 and reached 12.90 on August 21, 2017. XES lost 11.68 points, or 47.52%, in 36 weeks. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern. The trend support level is at 16.80 and resistance is at 14.61. A Symmetric Triangle pattern represents the area of indecision, where the movement direction is questioned. Chart pattern analysis usually considers a symmetric triangle chart pattern as a continuation formation which resolves in the direction of larger trend, but it also may mark the trend reversal. Use the following link to access a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Symmetric Triangle pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See XES 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 September 8, 2017. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See XES short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on January 16, 2018 at 19.29 and reached 14.28 on February 9, 2018. XES lost 5.01 points, or 25.97%, in 24 days. The price is now at the 11.58% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See XES daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Relative Strength Index is oversold while Lane's Stochastic is strongly oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with oversold daily Relative Strength Index or strongly oversold daily Lane's Stochastic. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic main line (%K) has rallied above the oversold signal line (%D). Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. Use the following link to access Relative Strength Index help.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since January 18, 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 (34.19%) is close to one year high (27.94%). It is 130.20% 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.
Candlestick pattern: [See XES candlestick chart pattern]
On Friday the chart has formed a Bearish Three Black Crows Candlestick pattern. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks that had a Bearish Three Black Crows Candlestick pattern during the last week.