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|It was a third consecutive positive week for the Ford Motor (F). During the week, the F gained 0.48 points, or 3.97%, and closed at 12.58 on Friday, December 01, 2017. It was the best weekly gain since September 1, 2017. Weekly volume was 25% above average. |
F is a member of Consumer Goods Sector. Consumer Goods 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 F long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on July 24, 2014 at 18.12 and reached 10.44 on August 24, 2015. F lost 7.68 points, or 42.38%, in 56 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Descending Wedge chart pattern. The downtrend resistance line (2.91) is broken. Usually a broken resistance is considered to be a long-term bullish signal, but since daily indicators are overbought a short-term pull back is possible. F may retest the broken resistance line. It is considered to be a support line now. 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 F medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on August 18, 2017 at 10.47 and reached 12.70 on December 1, 2017. F gained -2.23 points, or -21.30%, in 15 weeks. The price is now at the 5.38% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See F weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with strongly overbought weekly overbought 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 and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since September 1, 2017. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See F short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on November 15, 2017 at 11.87 and reached 12.70 on December 1, 2017. F gained -0.83 points, or -6.99%, in 16 days. The price is now at the 14.46% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See F daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Lane's Stochastic is overbought while Williams' Percentage Range is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Lane's Stochastic or strongly overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.
The price touches the upper Bollinger Band. 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.
During the last week, the price has advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bullish 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.