American Financial Technical Analysis (NYSE:AFG)
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. The American Financial stock price data and volume are plotted in AFG stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.
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 Financial. 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 American Financial stock analysis.
American Financial Moving Average
Moving averages show the AFG stock price trend. The two most popular types of moving averages are the Simple Moving Average or SMA and the Exponential Moving Average or EMA. The longer the duration of the moving average, the higher the lag. For example, 200 day moving averages for American Financial are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.
American Financial Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like American Financial. The tightening of bands is considered by most traders to be a precursor to sudden increase in volatility. Currently the stock price of $110.44 is in the lower range of American Financial bollinger bands.
American Financial Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD
The moving average convergence divergence or MACD is a technical indicator which helps assess the stock price trend. Traders usually wait for a confirmed crossover signal before entering into a trading position. Divergence implies that the current stock price trend could come to an end, when the stock price diverges from MACD. The American Financial MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.
American Financial 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. 36.37 is the RSI value of AFG stock.