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|It was the negative week for the General Dynamics (GD). During the week, the GD dropped -9.62 points, or -4.34%, and closed at 212.10 on Friday, February 09, 2018. It was the worst weekly loss since October 27, 2017. Weekly volume was 108% above average. |
GD is a member of Industrial Goods Sector. Industrial Goods is the second most overbought 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 GD long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on March 6, 2009 at 35.28 and reached 229.54 on January 29, 2018. GD gained -194.26 points, or -550.62%, in 464 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (150.12) 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 uptrend had started on December 14, 2017 at 195.69 and reached 229.54 on January 29, 2018. GD gained -33.85 points, or -17.30%, in 6 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 204.81 and resistance is at 241.89. A Broadening Ascending Wedge pattern is considered to be a reversal formation. It usually appears in a mature trend, characterized by overbought/oversold long-term and short-term indicators, and often generates divergence on long-term indicators. Use the following link to access a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Broadening Ascending Wedge pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See GD weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since January 19, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See GD short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on January 29, 2018 at 229.54 and reached 203.90 on February 6, 2018. GD lost 25.64 points, or 11.17%, in 8 days. The price is now at the 31.98% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See GD daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
During the last week, daily MACD line has moved below its signal line. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal.
During the last week, the price has fallen below the Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal). A Parabolic SAR above the price is a bearish signal, and it indicates that momentum is likely to remain in the downward 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 declined below the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The distance between the Bollinger Bands is 156.14% 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.
Candlestick pattern: [See GD candlestick chart pattern]
On Friday the chart has formed a Bullish Harami Candlestick pattern. A Bullish Harami indicates that the bearish trend may be reversing, it signals that it's a good time to enter into a long position. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks that had a Bullish Harami Candlestick pattern during the last week.