Hatteras Financial Technical Analysis (NYSE:HTS)
Technical analysis relies on the belief that future price movements of a stock can be forecasted through the study of historical market data and technical charts. The Hatteras Financial stock price data and volume are plotted in HTS stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.
You can view Simple Moving Average - SMA 20 day, 50 day & 100 day, Exponential Moving Average - EMA 20 day, 50 day & 100 day charts, and Bollinger Bands for Hatteras Financial. The technical analysis form of Hatteras Financial stock analysis tries to understand the market by studying the stock market trend itself as opposed to other aspects like the company's fundamentals.
Hatteras Financial Moving Average
Moving averages show the average price of HTS stock over a set time period and help traders see the overall trend by smoothening out the daily variation in price movement. A key factor that impacts moving averages is the lag factor. The 20 day moving average of $16.15 is below the price of $16.29.
Hatteras Financial 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 HTS stock. The stock price is trading between the average and the upper band in the context of Hatteras Financial bollinger bands.
Hatteras Financial 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 Hatteras Financial MACD line is above the signal line.
Hatteras Financial 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 HTS stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.