BB&T Corp Technical Analysis (NYSE:BBT)
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 BBT stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way BBT stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the BB&T Corp stock price.
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 BB&T Corp. Technical analysis uses an approach for BB&T Corp stock analysis that does not care for the fair value of a company but uses price and volume data only.
BB&T Corp Moving Average
Moving averages help predict the price direction of BBT 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 $51.32 is below the price of $52.43.
BB&T Corp Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like BB&T Corp. The tightening of bands is considered by most traders to be a precursor to sudden increase in volatility. BB&T Corp bollinger bands show that the stock price is $52.43, upper band is 52.35, lower band is 50.28, and the average is 51.32.
BB&T Corp 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 BB&T Corp MACD indicator is above 0 indicating a bullish trend.
BB&T Corp Relative Strength Index
The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements. The relative strength index of BBT stock is 57.44.