KeyCorp Technical Analysis (NYSE:KEY)
Technical analysis is based on the study of past price and volume movements of a security with the help of technical stock charts or trading charts. The KEY stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way KEY stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the KeyCorp stock price.
See KeyCorp 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 KeyCorp stock analysis.
KeyCorp Moving Average
Moving averages show the KEY 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. The longer the duration of the moving average, the higher the lag. For example, 200 day moving averages for KeyCorp are mostly signals of long term trends and will help long term traders.
KeyCorp Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands consist of two price bands above and below a center line for any company stock like KeyCorp. The tightening of bands is considered by most traders to be a precursor to sudden increase in volatility. Currently the stock price of $20.67 is in the upper range of KeyCorp bollinger bands.
KeyCorp 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 KeyCorp MACD line is above the signal line.
KeyCorp 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. 79.49 is the RSI value of KEY stock.