Medifast Technical Analysis (NYSE:MED)
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 MED stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way MED stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the Medifast stock price.
View technical indicators like moving averages - SMA and EMA, and bollinger bands for Medifast. Technical analysis uses an approach for Medifast stock analysis that does not care for the fair value of a company but uses price and volume data only.
Medifast Moving Average
Moving averages show the MED 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 20 day moving average of $155.43 is above the last closing price of $154.81 and the 50 day moving average of $130.61 is below the last closing price of $154.81. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.
Medifast 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 MED stock. Medifast bollinger bands show that the stock price is $154.81, upper band is 173.58, lower band is 137.29, and the average is 155.43.
Medifast 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 Medifast MACD line is below the signal line.
Medifast 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 . 51.52 is the RSI value of MED stock.