Douglas Dynamics Technical Analysis (NYSE:PLOW)

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$33.2 $0.7 (2.15%) PLOW stock closing price Oct 24, 2016 (Closing)

Technical chart patterns are studied in depth by people who strongly believe in technical analysis. These type of investors who look at trading charts or technical stock charts are usually traders rather than value investors. A PLOW stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way PLOW stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the Douglas Dynamics stock price.

View technical indicators like moving averages (SMA and EMA), and bollinger bands for Douglas Dynamics. Technical analysis essentially tries to study the supply and demand for a particular security and determine the stock trends for that security. Chartists use stock price movements for this form of Douglas Dynamics stock analysis.

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Douglas Dynamics Moving Average:

Moving averages show the PLOW stock price trend. The two most popular types of moving averages are the Simple Moving Average (SMA) and the Exponential Moving Average (EMA). 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 PLOW stock price movement for the moving average to change course.  

Douglas Dynamics Bollinger Bands:

Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually PLOW SMA, and two PLOW 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.   Currently the stock price of $33.2 is in the lower range of Douglas Dynamics bollinger bands.

Douglas Dynamics Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD:

The moving average convergence divergence or MACD is a technical indicator which helps gauge the stock price trend, as the indicator is useful in understanding the strength, direction and momentum of the stock price.   The Douglas Dynamics MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.

Douglas Dynamics Relative Strength Index:

The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements.   If the RSI of PLOW 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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