Kansas City Southern
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|It was the negative week for the Kansas City Southern (KSU). During the week, the KSU dropped -6.38 points, or -5.79%, and closed at 103.77 on Friday, February 09, 2018. Weekly volume was 22% above average. |
KSU is a member of Services Sector. Services 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 KSU long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on January 4, 2017 at 79.05 and reached 114.85 on December 4, 2017. KSU gained -35.80 points, or -45.29%, in 47 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The uptrend support line (107.81) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish 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 support in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See KSU medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on October 17, 2017 at 99.70 and reached 114.85 on December 4, 2017. KSU gained -15.15 points, or -15.20%, in 6 weeks. The price is now at the 73.14% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See KSU weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
During the last week, weekly MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See KSU short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on January 29, 2018 at 114.75 and reached 99.47 on February 9, 2018. KSU lost 15.28 points, or 13.32%, in 11 days. The price is now at the 28.14% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See KSU daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since February 1, 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.
During the last week, the price has fallen below the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR above the price is a bearish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the downward direction. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
During the last week, the price has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bearish 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.
Candlestick pattern: [See KSU candlestick chart pattern]
On Friday the chart has formed a Bullish Homing Pigeon Candlestick pattern. A Bullish Homing Pigeon pattern occurs in a downtrend. Market usually has a tendency to enter into a congestion phase following a Homing Pigeon pattern.The reliability of the Bullish Homing Pigeon is medium. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks that had a Bullish Homing Pigeon Candlestick pattern during the last week.