Heritage Oaks Bancorp Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:HEOP)
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 HEOP stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way HEOP stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the Heritage Oaks Bancorp stock price.
View technical indicators like moving averages - SMA and EMA, and bollinger bands for Heritage Oaks Bancorp. 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 Heritage Oaks Bancorp stock analysis.
Heritage Oaks Bancorp Moving Average
Moving averages show the average price of HEOP stock over a set time period and help traders see the overall trend by smoothening out the daily variation in price movement. The longer the duration of the moving average, the higher the lag. For example, 200 day moving averages for Heritage Oaks Bancorp are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.
Heritage Oaks Bancorp Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like Heritage Oaks Bancorp. 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 upper band in the context of Heritage Oaks Bancorp bollinger bands.
Heritage Oaks Bancorp 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 Heritage Oaks Bancorp MACD line is below the signal line.
Heritage Oaks Bancorp Relative Strength Index
The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements. The relative strength index of HEOP stock is 46.7.