Actuant Technical Analysis (NYSE:ATU)

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$28.9 $0.45 (1.58%) ATU stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

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 ATU stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way ATU stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the Actuant stock price.

View technical indicators like moving averages - SMA and EMA, and bollinger bands for Actuant. 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 Actuant stock analysis.

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Actuant Moving Average

Moving averages show the ATU 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 Actuant are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.

Actuant Bollinger Bands

Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually ATU SMA, and two ATU stock price bands above and below it. The stock is considered overbought when the price starts moving closer towards the upper band, and is considered oversold as stock price moves closer towards the lower band. Actuant bollinger bands show that the stock price is $28.9, upper band is 29.39, lower band is 27.18, and the average is 28.29.

Actuant 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 Actuant MACD indicator is below 0 indicating a bearish trend.

Actuant Relative Strength Index

The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements. 56.67 is the RSI value of ATU stock.