KBR Technical Analysis (NYSE:KBR)
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 KBR stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way KBR stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the KBR stock price.
See KBR 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 KBR stock analysis.
KBR Moving Average
Moving averages help predict the price direction of KBR stock based on certain triggers, but with a lag, and form building blocks for other technical indicators like the MACD and bollinger bands. A key factor that impacts moving averages is the lag factor. The 20 day moving average of $18.22 is below the price of $18.32.
KBR Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like KBR. 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 KBR bollinger bands.
KBR 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 KBR MACD indicator is above 0 indicating a bullish trend.
KBR 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. The relative strength index of KBR stock is 47.4.