Southwest Bancorp Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:OKSB)
Technical analysis is based on the study of past price and volume movements of a security with the help of technical stock charts or trading charts. A OKSB stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way OKSB stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the Southwest Bancorp stock price.
View technical indicators like moving averages (SMA and EMA), and bollinger bands for Southwest Bancorp. Technical analysis is used by finance professionals and is popular among traders, especially day traders. Undertaking Southwest Bancorp stock analysis using these technical indicators helps identify trading opportunities.
Southwest Bancorp Moving Average:
OKSB 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 Southwest Bancorp chart patterns after the calculations remain the same. The 100 day moving average of 4.56 is below the last closing price of 19.45. The 20 day moving average of $5.58 is above the last closing price of $19.45 and the 50 day moving average of $5.49 is below the $19.45 price. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.
Southwest Bancorp Bollinger Bands:
Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually OKSB SMA, and two OKSB stock price bands above and below it. The stock is considered over brought when the price starts moving closer towards the upper band, and is considered oversold as stock price moves closer towards the lower band. The stock price is trading between the average and the upper band in the context of Southwest Bancorp bollinger bands.
Southwest 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 Southwest Bancorp MACD indicator is below 0 indicating a bearish trend.
Southwest Bancorp Relative Strength Index:
The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements. If the RSI of OKSB stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position. .