Columbia Sportswear Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:COLM)
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 Columbia Sportswear stock price data and volume are plotted in COLM stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.
See Columbia Sportswear 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 Columbia Sportswear stock analysis.
Columbia Sportswear Moving Average
Moving averages show the COLM 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 Columbia Sportswear are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.
Columbia Sportswear Bollinger Bands
Bollinger Bands were developed by the famous technical trader John Bollinger and are a measure of the volatility of a stock like the COLM stock. Currently the stock price of $77.32 is in the upper range of Columbia Sportswear bollinger bands.
Columbia Sportswear 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 Columbia Sportswear MACD indicator is above 0 indicating a bullish trend.
Columbia Sportswear 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 COLM stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.