McKesson Corp. (New)
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|It was the negative week for the McKesson Corp. (New) (MCK). During the week, the MCK gave back -1.18 points, or -0.91%, and closed at 128.56 on Friday, September 14, 2018. Weekly volume was -15% below average. |
Long-term trend: [See MCK long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on January 1, 1900 at 0.00 and reached 0.00 on January 1, 1900. MCK lost 0.00 points, or 0%, in 0 weeks. The chart has formed a N/A chart pattern.
Medium-term trend: [See MCK medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 29, 2018 at 178.86 and reached 122.49 on September 5, 2018. MCK lost 56.37 points, or 31.52%, in 31 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 120.24 and resistance is at 130.24. A Falling Wedge is a triangle formation with a noticeable slant to the downside. It represents the loss of a downside momentum on each successive low and has a bullish bias. The Falling wedge usually marks a reversal in a downtrend. In an uptrend a falling wedge is considered to be a continuation pattern. Use the following link to access a Falling Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Wedge pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See MCK weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly oversold Williams' Percentage Range. 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 Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 16, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting weak. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See MCK short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on September 13, 2018 at 131.86 and reached 128.45 on September 14, 2018. MCK lost 3.41 points, or 2.59%, in 1 days. Price is near the trend low.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See MCK daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since September 6, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger.
During the last week, the price has declined below the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The distance between the Bollinger Bands (6.44%) is close to one year low (6.02%). It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price, and it is considered a buy 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.
Price is close to the 50 Day Moving Average. While daily technical indicators are overbought, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a resistance level. 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.