Louisiana Bancorp Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:LABC)

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$24.36 $0.08 (0.33%) LABC stock closing price Sep 15, 2015 (Closing)

Technical analysis relies on the belief that future price movements of a stock can be forecasted through the study of historical market data and technical charts. The Louisiana Bancorp stock price data and volume are plotted in LABC stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.

See Louisiana Bancorp 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 Louisiana Bancorp stock analysis using these technical indicators helps identify trading opportunities.

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Louisiana Bancorp Moving Average:

LABC 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 Louisiana Bancorp chart patterns after the calculations remain the same. The 100 day moving average of 17.5 is below the last closing price of 24.36. 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 LABC stock price movement for the moving average to change course.  

Louisiana Bancorp Bollinger Bands:

Bollinger Bands were developed by the famous technical trader John Bollinger and are a measure of the volatility of a stock like the LABC stock. Louisiana Bancorp bollinger bands show that the stock price is $24.36, upper band is 30.44, lower band is 26.24, and the average is 28.34.

Louisiana Bancorp 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 Louisiana Bancorp MACD line is above the signal line.

Louisiana Bancorp Relative Strength Index:

The RSI is a valuable tool to determine overbought / oversold stocks and measures the recent performance of a stock in relation to its own stock price history. If the RSI of LABC stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position. .

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