Receptos Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:RCPT)

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$231.96 $0.03 (0.01%) RCPT stock closing price Aug 27, 2015 (Closing)

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 Receptos stock price data and volume are plotted in RCPT stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.

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 Receptos. 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 Receptos stock analysis.

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Receptos Moving Average

Moving averages show the average price of RCPT stock over a set time period and help traders see the overall trend by smoothening out the daily variation in price movement. A key factor that impacts moving averages is the lag factor. The 20 day moving average of $230.45 is below the price of $231.96.

Receptos 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 RCPT stock. Receptos bollinger bands show that the stock price is $231.96, upper band is 233.49, lower band is 227.41, and the average is 230.45.

Receptos 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 Receptos MACD indicator is above 0 indicating a bullish trend.

Receptos 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 . 96.21 is the RSI value of RCPT stock.