Cardinal Financial Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:CFNL)

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$31.62 $0.66 (2.04%) CFNL stock closing price Dec 02, 2016 (Closing)

Technical analysis is the study of stock price and volume data through technical charts. This analysis does not take into account the intrinsic value of a stock. Just by looking at the Cardinal Financial stock price one can't take a trading decision. A trader needs to find a chart pattern, which is a clear cut pattern formation on the CFNL stock chart which creates a trading signal.

See Cardinal Financial bollinger bands, SMA (200 day moving average, 50 day moving average) and exponential moving averages. Technical analysis is used by finance professionals and is popular among traders, especially day traders. Undertaking Cardinal Financial stock analysis using these technical indicators helps identify trading opportunities.

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Cardinal Financial Moving Average:

CFNL stock price movements can be forecasted by using triggers based on moving averages, which are also some of the simplest technical indicators. The way the averages are calculated in each of the 2 popular cases, that is SMA and EMA varies, however the interpretation of Cardinal Financial chart patterns after the calculations remain the same. The 100 day moving average of 17.33 is below the last closing price of 31.62. One needs to choose the duration of a moving average depending on the investment objective and investment horizon. For periods greater than 100, it takes a larger and longer CFNL stock price movement for the moving average to change course.  

Cardinal Financial Bollinger Bands:

Bollinger Bands developed from the concept of trading bands and can be used to measure the high-low range of Cardinal Financial stock price relative to previous trades. Cardinal Financial bollinger bands show that the stock price is $31.62, upper band is 30.84, lower band is 27.32, and the average is 29.08.

Cardinal Financial Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD:

Two important concepts with respect to moving average convergence divergence or MACD are: crossovers and divergence. When the MACD rises above the signal line, it typically indicates a bullish trend and most likely the stock prices will go up.   The Cardinal Financial MACD line is below the signal line.

Cardinal Financial Relative Strength Index:

The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements.   If the RSI of CFNL stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position. .

CFNL Stock Details

Prev Close* : $32.28
Open: $32.26
Day Low: $31.59
Day High: $32.26
Volume: 54736
52 Week High: $32.57
52 Week Low: $17.51
Market Cap:
$1.04B
Dividend:
0.48

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