Nektar Therapeutics Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:NKTR)

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$22.24 $0.07 (0.32%) NKTR stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (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. When a chart pattern that can predict future Nektar Therapeutics stock price movements is formed, the NKTR stock chart can become a key tool for a technical analyst.

View technical indicators like moving averages (SMA and EMA), and bollinger bands for Nektar Therapeutics. Technical analysis is used by finance professionals and is popular among traders, especially day traders. Undertaking Nektar Therapeutics stock analysis using these technical indicators helps identify trading opportunities.

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Nektar Therapeutics Moving Average:

Moving averages show the NKTR stock price trend. The two most popular types of moving averages are the Simple Moving Average (SMA) and the Exponential Moving Average (EMA). One needs to choose the duration of a moving average depending on the investment objective and investment horizon. For periods greater than 100, it takes a larger and longer NKTR stock price movement for the moving average to change course.  

Nektar Therapeutics Bollinger Bands:

Bollinger Bands developed from the concept of trading bands and can be used to measure the high-low range of Nektar Therapeutics stock price relative to previous trades. Currently the stock price of $22.24 is in the lower range of Nektar Therapeutics bollinger bands.

Nektar Therapeutics 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 Nektar Therapeutics MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.

Nektar Therapeutics Relative Strength Index:

The RSI technical indicator is a momentum oscillator. It compares the speed and change in price movements.   The relative strength index of NKTR stock is 77.17. .

NKTR Stock Details

Prev Close* : $22.17
Open: $22.19
Day Low: $21.98
Day High: $22.82
Volume: 1871801
52 Week High: $24.88
52 Week Low: $11.41
Market Cap:

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