Highwoods Properties Technical Analysis (NYSE:HIW)
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 Highwoods Properties 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 HIW stock chart which creates a trading signal.
See Highwoods Properties 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 Highwoods Properties stock analysis.
Highwoods Properties Moving Average
Moving averages show the HIW 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. A key factor that impacts moving averages is the lag factor. The 20 day moving average of $48.96 is above the price of $48.06.
Highwoods Properties Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually HIW SMA, and two HIW 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. Highwoods Properties bollinger bands show that the stock price is $48.06, upper band is 50.08, lower band is 47.85, and the average is 48.96.
Highwoods Properties 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 Highwoods Properties MACD indicator is above 0 indicating a bullish trend.
Highwoods Properties 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 . 34.48 is the RSI value of HIW stock.