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|It was a first positive week for the General Dynamics (GD). During the week, the GD gained 8.85 points, or 4.54%, and closed at 203.92 on Friday, May 11, 2018. It was the best weekly gain since February 16, 2018. Weekly volume was 20% above average. |
Long-term trend: [See GD long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on March 6, 2009 at 35.28 and reached 230.00 on March 9, 2018. GD gained -194.72 points, or -551.93%, in 470 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (153.49) is broken. Usually a broken resistance is considered to be a long-term bullish signal, although a short-term pull back is possible. 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 GD medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on March 9, 2018 at 230.00 and reached 191.00 on May 3, 2018. GD lost 39.00 points, or 16.96%, in 7 weeks. The price is now at the 33.13% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See GD weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral. Weekly Lane's Stochastic has bullish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly Lane's Stochastic bullish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading 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.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since April 6, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is near its high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is strong. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See GD short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on May 3, 2018 at 191.00 and reached 204.47 on May 11, 2018. GD gained -13.47 points, or -7.05%, in 8 days. Price is near the trend high.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See GD 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.
The daily MACD line is below its signal line since April 25, 2018. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller.
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.
The distance between the Bollinger Bands is 242.48% higher then one year average. It indicates the period of high 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.