Kansas City Southern
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|It was the negative week for the Kansas City Southern (KSU). During the week, the KSU gave back -1.00 points, or -0.91%, and closed at 109.00 on Friday, May 18, 2018. KSU was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
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 21, 2016 at 62.20 and reached 114.91 on April 23, 2018. KSU gained -52.71 points, or -84.74%, in 117 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 104.21 and resistance is at 117.11. A Rising Wage is a triangle formation with a noticeable slant to the upside. It represents the loss of an upside momentum on each successive high and has a bearish bias. The Rising wedge usually marks a reversal in an uptrend. In a downtrend a rising wedge is considered to be a continuation pattern. Use the following link to access a Rising Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Rising Wedge pattern in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See KSU medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on January 4, 2017 at 79.05 and reached 114.91 on April 23, 2018. KSU gained -35.86 points, or -45.36%, in 67 weeks. The chart has formed a Descending Triangle chart pattern. The trend support level is at 104.95 and resistance is at 114.92. A Descending Triangle is a variation of triangle formation that has a flat support line and falling resistance line. The lower highs indicate the decreasing demand and give the descending triangle definitive bearish bias. A Descending Triangle usually represents a distribution stage in bearish market. A Descending Triangle is considered to be a continuation pattern, especially in a down trend, but it may also mark a reversal in an uptrend. Use the following link to access a Descending Triangle chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Descending Triangle pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See KSU weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 2, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See KSU short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on May 15, 2018 at 107.39 and reached 109.86 on May 17, 2018. KSU gained -2.47 points, or -2.30%, in 2 days. The price is now at the 34.82% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See KSU daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since May 9, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is getting weak.
The price is close to 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.
During the last week, the 20 Day Moving Average 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.