Elbit Systems Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:ESLT)

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$143.56 $0.89 (0.62%) ESLT stock closing price Sep 25, 2017 (Closing)

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. Just by looking at the Elbit Systems 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 ESLT stock chart which creates a trading signal.

See Elbit Systems 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 Elbit Systems stock analysis.

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Elbit Systems Moving Average:

ESLT stock price movements can be forecasted by using triggers based on moving averages, which are also some of the simplest technical indicators. The way the averages are calculated in each of the 2 popular cases, that is SMA and EMA varies, however the interpretation of Elbit Systems chart patterns after the calculations remain the same. The 100 day moving average of 128.11 is below the last closing price of 143.56. A rise in trend over the long term indicates a long term uptrend. Similarly a falling ESLT moving average implies that Elbit Systems stock price is falling.

Elbit Systems Bollinger Bands:

Bollinger Bands developed from the concept of trading bands and can be used to measure the high-low range of Elbit Systems stock price relative to previous trades. Elbit Systems bollinger bands show that the stock price is $143.56, upper band is 25.92, lower band is 21.66, and the average is 23.79.

Elbit Systems 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 Elbit Systems MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.

Elbit Systems 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 ESLT stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position. .