Amedisys Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:AMED)

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$118.55 $1.01 (0.84%) AMED stock closing price Sep 21, 2018 (Closing)

Technical analysis is the study of stock price and volume data through technical charts. This analysis does not take into account the intrinsic value of a stock. The Amedisys stock price data and volume are plotted in AMED stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.

See Amedisys bollinger bands, SMA - 200 day moving average, 50 day moving average and exponential moving averages. The technical analysis form of Amedisys stock analysis tries to understand the market by studying the stock market trend itself as opposed to other aspects like the company's fundamentals.

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Amedisys Moving Average

Moving averages help predict the price direction of AMED stock based on certain triggers, but with a lag, and form building blocks for other technical indicators like the MACD and bollinger bands. A key factor that impacts moving averages is the lag factor. The 20 day moving average of $121.99 is above the price of $118.55.

Amedisys Bollinger Bands

Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like Amedisys. The tightening of bands is considered by most traders to be a precursor to sudden increase in volatility. Amedisys bollinger bands show that the stock price is $118.55, upper band is 126.5, lower band is 117.48, and the average is 121.99.

Amedisys 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 Amedisys MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.

Amedisys Relative Strength Index

This technical indicator compares the relative strength or weakness of a stock. It measures the magnitude of rise or fall in stock price movements . 36.31 is the RSI value of AMED stock.