American Equity Investment Life Holding Technical Analysis (NYSE:AEL)
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 American Equity Investment Life Holding 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 AEL 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 American Equity Investment Life Holding. The technical analysis form of American Equity Investment Life Holding stock analysis tries to understand the market by studying the stock market trend itself as opposed to other aspects like the company's fundamentals.
American Equity Investment Life Holding Moving Average
Moving averages help predict the price direction of AEL stock based on certain triggers, but with a lag, and form building blocks for other technical indicators like the MACD and bollinger bands. The 20 day moving average of $36.58 is below the last closing price of $36.74 and the 50 day moving average of $36.17 is below the last closing price of $36.74. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.
American Equity Investment Life Holding 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 AEL stock. American Equity Investment Life Holding bollinger bands show that the stock price is $36.74, upper band is 37.76, lower band is 35.4, and the average is 36.58.
American Equity Investment Life Holding 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 American Equity Investment Life Holding MACD indicator is above 0 indicating a bullish trend.
American Equity Investment Life Holding 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. 41.19 is the RSI value of AEL stock.