Measurement Specialties Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:MEAS)

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$86 $0.01 (0.01%) MEAS stock closing price Oct 09, 2014 (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. The MEAS stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way MEAS stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the Measurement Specialties stock price.

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 Measurement Specialties. The technical analysis form of Measurement Specialties 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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Measurement Specialties Moving Average

Moving averages help predict the price direction of MEAS stock based on certain triggers, but with a lag, and form building blocks for other technical indicators like the MACD and bollinger bands. The 20 day moving average of $85.79 is below the last closing price of $86 and the 50 day moving average of $85.84 is below the last closing price of $86. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.

Measurement Specialties 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 MEAS stock. Currently the stock price of $86 is in the upper range of Measurement Specialties bollinger bands.

Measurement Specialties 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 Measurement Specialties MACD indicator is below 0 indicating a bearish trend.

Measurement Specialties 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 . If the RSI of MEAS stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position.