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|It was a first positive week for the CF Industries (CF). During the week, the CF gained 0.95 points, or 2.23%, and closed at 43.50 on Friday, February 1, 2019. Weekly volume was -29% below average. |
CF is a member of Basic Materials Sector. Basic Materials is the most oversold sector. Sector/industry rotation is considered a proven strategy to beat the market. Use the following links to find overbought/oversold technical indicators by Sector or by Industry.
Long-term trend: [See CF long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on May 3, 2017 at 25.04 and reached 56.51 on October 4, 2018. CF gained -31.47 points, or -125.68%, in 74 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The uptrend support line (45.34) is broken. A broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish 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 support in a long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See CF medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on October 4, 2018 at 56.51 and reached 39.99 on December 6, 2018. CF lost 16.52 points, or 29.23%, in 9 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 23.6% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See CF weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since October 19, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See CF short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on December 6, 2018 at 39.99 and reached 46.51 on January 9, 2019. CF gained -6.52 points, or -16.30%, in 34 days. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See CF daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
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.
During the last week, the 20 Day Moving Average 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.