CoBiz Financial Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:COBZ)
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 CoBiz Financial stock price data and volume are plotted in COBZ stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.
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 CoBiz Financial. The technical analysis form of CoBiz Financial stock analysis tries to understand the market by studying the stock market trend itself as opposed to other aspects like the company's fundamentals.
CoBiz Financial Moving Average
Moving averages show the COBZ 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 CoBiz Financial are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.
CoBiz Financial Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually COBZ SMA, and two COBZ 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. The stock price is trading between the average and the lower band in the context of CoBiz Financial bollinger bands.
CoBiz Financial 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 CoBiz Financial MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.
CoBiz Financial 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 COBZ stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.