American Water Works Technical Analysis (NYSE:AWK)
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 American Water Works stock price data and volume are plotted in AWK stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.
See American Water Works bollinger bands, SMA - 200 day moving average, 50 day moving average and exponential moving averages. The technical analysis form of American Water Works 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 Water Works Moving Average
Moving averages show the average price of AWK stock over a set time period and help traders see the overall trend by smoothening out the daily variation in price movement. The longer the duration of the moving average, the higher the lag. For example, 200 day moving averages for American Water Works are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.
American Water Works Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like American Water Works. The tightening of bands is considered by most traders to be a precursor to sudden increase in volatility. Currently the stock price of $88.96 is in the upper range of American Water Works bollinger bands.
American Water Works 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 Water Works MACD indicator is below 0 indicating a bearish trend.
American Water Works 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. 45.45 is the RSI value of AWK stock.