Layne Christensen Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:LAYN)

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$16.05 $0.14 (0.86%) LAYN stock closing price Feb 21, 2018 (Closing)

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. Just by looking at the Layne Christensen 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 LAYN stock chart which creates a trading signal.

View technical indicators like moving averages - SMA and EMA, and bollinger bands for Layne Christensen. The technical analysis form of Layne Christensen stock analysis tries to understand the market by studying the stock market trend itself as opposed to other aspects like the company's fundamentals.

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Layne Christensen Moving Average

Moving averages show the average price of LAYN stock over a set time period and help traders see the overall trend by smoothening out the daily variation in price movement. The 20 day moving average of $13.76 is below the last closing price of $16.05 and the 50 day moving average of $13.17 is below the last closing price of $16.05. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.

Layne Christensen Bollinger Bands

Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually LAYN SMA, and two LAYN 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. Layne Christensen bollinger bands show that the stock price is $16.05, upper band is 16.22, lower band is 11.3, and the average is 13.76.

Layne Christensen 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 Layne Christensen MACD indicator is below 0 indicating a bearish trend.

Layne Christensen Relative Strength Index

The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements. If the RSI of LAYN stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.