ARCH COAL-OLD Technical Analysis (NYSE:ACIIQ)
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. Just by looking at the ARCH COAL-OLD 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 ACIIQ stock chart which creates a trading signal.
You can view Simple Moving Average - SMA 20 day, 50 day & 100 day, Exponential Moving Average - EMA 20 day, 50 day & 100 day charts, and Bollinger Bands for ARCH COAL-OLD. 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 ARCH COAL-OLD stock analysis.
ARCH COAL-OLD Moving Average
Moving averages show the average price of ACIIQ stock over a set time period and help traders see the overall trend by smoothening out the daily variation in price movement. The 20 day moving average of $68.71 is below the last closing price of $74.68 and the 50 day moving average of $69.89 is below the last closing price of $74.68. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.
ARCH COAL-OLD Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like ARCH COAL-OLD. The tightening of bands is considered by most traders to be a precursor to sudden increase in volatility. The stock price is trading between the average and the upper band in the context of ARCH COAL-OLD bollinger bands.
ARCH COAL-OLD 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 ARCH COAL-OLD MACD indicator is below 0 indicating a bearish trend.
ARCH COAL-OLD Relative Strength Index
The relative strength index compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses and is a momentum indicator. It attempts to assess overbought and oversold conditions of a stock. 88.25 is the RSI value of ACIIQ stock.