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|It was a first positive week for the Alliance Data Systems (ADS). During the week, the ADS gained 6.06 points, or 3.64%, and closed at 172.41 on Friday, March 15, 2019. ADS was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
Long-term trend: [See ADS long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on September 21, 2018 at 250.27 and reached 142.58 on December 26, 2018. ADS lost 107.69 points, or 43.03%, in 13 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Pennant chart pattern. The downtrend resistance line (162.47) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bullish signal. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend resistance line in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See ADS medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on December 26, 2018 at 142.58 and reached 182.77 on February 5, 2019. ADS gained -40.19 points, or -28.19%, in 5 weeks. The chart has formed a Symmetric Triangle chart pattern. The price is near the trend resistance line (171.68). The resistance is usually stronger when technical indicators are overbought. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with price testing the trend resistance line in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See ADS weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since February 15, 2019. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low, but getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term uptrend is getting stronger. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See ADS short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on February 25, 2019 at 177.43 and reached 163.35 on March 8, 2019. ADS lost 14.08 points, or 7.94%, in 11 days. The price is now at the 64.35% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See ADS daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved above oversold area. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following link to access Lane's Stochastic help.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved above its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal.
During the last week, the price has risen above the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR below the price is a bullish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the upward direction. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
During the last week, the price has moved above the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The distance between the Bollinger Bands is falling, and it was 6.26% on Friday. It is 54.77% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.
During the last week, the price has advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.