Umpqua Technical Analysis (NASDAQ:UMPQ)
Technical analysis is the study of technical chart patterns and does not rely on the financials of a company. The Umpqua stock price data and volume are plotted in UMPQ stock charts and these trading charts form the basis of technical analysis.
View technical indicators like moving averages (SMA and EMA), and bollinger bands for Umpqua. Technical analysis uses an approach for Umpqua stock analysis that does not care for the fair "value" of a company but uses price and volume data only.
Umpqua Moving Average:
Moving averages show the UMPQ stock price trend. The two most popular types of moving averages are the Simple Moving Average (SMA) and the Exponential Moving Average (EMA). A rise in trend over the long term indicates a long term uptrend. Similarly a falling UMPQ moving average implies that Umpqua stock price is falling.
Umpqua Bollinger Bands:
Bollinger bands comprise of a center line usually UMPQ SMA, and two UMPQ stock price bands above and below it. The stock is considered over brought when the price starts moving closer towards the upper band, and is considered oversold as stock price moves closer towards the lower band. The stock price is trading between the average and the upper band in the context of Umpqua bollinger bands.
Umpqua 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 Umpqua MACD line is below the signal line.
Umpqua 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 . If the RSI of UMPQ stock goes above 70 it could indicate an overbought condition, and if it goes below 30 it could signal an oversold position. .