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|It was a first positive week for the Alliance Data Systems (ADS). During the week, the ADS gained 11.03 points, or 5.60%, and closed at 208.05 on Friday, May 11, 2018. It was the best weekly gain since January 12, 2018. Weekly volume was 20% above average. |
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Long-term trend: [See ADS long-term trend chart]
A long-term downtrend had started on April 23, 2015 at 312.00 and reached 176.63 on February 9, 2016. ADS lost 135.37 points, or 43.39%, in 41 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Medium-term trend: [See ADS medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on January 12, 2018 at 278.33 and reached 192.02 on May 4, 2018. ADS lost 86.31 points, or 31.01%, in 16 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The downtrend resistance line (185.72) 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 medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See ADS weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly oversold Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic. 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 links to access Lane's Stochastic and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 23, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high, but getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is still strong, and momentum is beginning to wane. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See ADS short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on May 4, 2018 at 192.02 and reached 208.72 on May 11, 2018. ADS gained -16.70 points, or -8.70%, in 7 days. Price is near the trend high.
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.
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 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.