S&T Bancorp Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:STBA)
Technical analysis is the study of stock price and volume data through technical charts. This analysis does not take into account the intrinsic value of a stock. The STBA stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way STBA stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the S&T Bancorp stock price.
See S&T Bancorp bollinger bands, SMA - 200 day moving average, 50 day moving average and exponential moving averages. 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 S&T Bancorp stock analysis.
S&T Bancorp Moving Average
Moving averages show the STBA 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 $45.07 is above the last closing price of $44.45 and the 50 day moving average of $44.08 is below the last closing price of $44.45. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.
S&T Bancorp Bollinger Bands
Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually STBA SMA, and two STBA 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. Currently the stock price of $44.45 is in the lower range of S&T Bancorp bollinger bands.
S&T Bancorp 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 S&T Bancorp MACD line is below the signal line.
S&T Bancorp 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 STBA stock is 34.65.