EMCORE Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:EMKR)

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$5.95 $0.25 (4.03%) EMKR stock closing price Mar 20, 2018 (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. Just by looking at the EMCORE stock price one can't take a trading decision. A trader needs to find a chart pattern, which is a clear cut pattern formation on the EMKR stock chart which creates a trading signal.

See EMCORE bollinger bands, SMA - 200 day moving average, 50 day moving average and exponential moving averages. Technical analysis uses an approach for EMCORE stock analysis that does not care for the fair value of a company but uses price and volume data only.

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EMCORE Moving Average

Moving averages help predict the price direction of EMKR stock based on certain triggers, but with a lag, and form building blocks for other technical indicators like the MACD and bollinger bands. The 20 day moving average of $5.53 is below the last closing price of $5.95 and the 50 day moving average of $6 is above the last closing price of $5.95. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.

EMCORE Bollinger Bands

Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually EMKR SMA, and two EMKR 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. EMCORE bollinger bands show that the stock price is $5.95, upper band is 6.07, lower band is 4.99, and the average is 5.53.

EMCORE Moving Average Convergence Divergence or MACD

The moving average convergence divergence or MACD is a technical indicator which helps assess the stock price trend. Traders usually wait for a confirmed crossover signal before entering into a trading position. Divergence implies that the current stock price trend could come to an end, when the stock price diverges from MACD. The EMCORE MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.

EMCORE Relative Strength Index

This technical indicator compares the relative strength or weakness of a stock. It measures the magnitude of rise or fall in stock price movements . If the RSI of EMKR stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.