United Fire Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:UFCS)

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$48.76 $0.36 (0.74%) UFCS stock closing price Mar 16, 2018 (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 UFCS stock chart pattern can give those who understand technical analysis an indication of which way UFCS stock is headed, but cannot predict with 100% certainty as to what can happen to the United Fire stock price.

See United Fire 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 United Fire stock analysis.

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United Fire Moving Average

Moving averages show the UFCS 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 $46.09 is below the last closing price of $48.76 and the 50 day moving average of $44.47 is below the last closing price of $48.76. The 10 and 20 day periods can predict short term moving average trends.

United Fire Bollinger Bands

Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually UFCS SMA, and two UFCS 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. United Fire bollinger bands show that the stock price is $48.76, upper band is 48.93, lower band is 43.25, and the average is 46.09.

United Fire 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 United Fire MACD indicator can be used to identify bullish and bearish trends for the stock.

United Fire Relative Strength Index

The relative strength index compares the magnitude of recent gains to recent losses and is a momentum indicator. It attempts to assess overbought and oversold conditions of a stock. 77.71 is the RSI value of UFCS stock.