Colgate-Palmolive Technical Analysis (NYSE:CL)

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$71.37 $1.18 (1.63%) CL stock closing price Sep 21, 2017 (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 Colgate-Palmolive stock price data and volume are plotted in CL stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.

See Colgate-Palmolive bollinger bands, SMA (200 day moving average, 50 day moving average) and exponential moving averages. 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 Colgate-Palmolive stock analysis.

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Colgate-Palmolive Moving Average:

Moving averages show the CL stock price trend. The two most popular types of moving averages are the Simple Moving Average (SMA) and the Exponential Moving Average (EMA). One needs to choose the duration of a moving average depending on the investment objective and investment horizon. For periods greater than 100, it takes a larger and longer CL stock price movement for the moving average to change course.  

Colgate-Palmolive Bollinger Bands:

Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like Colgate-Palmolive. The tightening of bands is considered by most traders to be a precursor to sudden increase in volatility. The stock price is trading between the average and the lower band in the context of Colgate-Palmolive bollinger bands.

Colgate-Palmolive 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 Colgate-Palmolive MACD indicator is above 0 indicating a bullish trend.

Colgate-Palmolive 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.   If the RSI of CL stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position. .

CL Stock Details

Prev Close* : $72.55
Open: $72.5
Day Low: $71.31
Day High: $72.66
Volume: 2378743
52 Week High: $77.27
52 Week Low: $63.43
Market Cap: