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|It was a fourth positive week after 5 consecutive negative weeks for the International Flav/Frag (IFF). During the week, the IFF climbed 1.29 points, or 0.98%, and closed at 133.51 on Friday, April 12, 2019. Weekly volume was -8% below average. |
IFF is a member of Basic Materials Sector. Basic Materials is the second 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 IFF long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on November 20, 2008 at 24.72 and reached 157.40 on January 17, 2018. IFF gained -132.68 points, or -536.73%, in 477 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 114.03 and resistance is at 174.24. 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 long-term trend.
Medium-term trend: [See IFF medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on November 6, 2018 at 150.57 and reached 121.85 on March 20, 2019. IFF lost 28.72 points, or 19.07%, in 19 weeks. The chart has formed a Falling Channel chart pattern. The trend support level is at 120.60 and resistance is at 144.61. A Falling Channel represents price movement contained between parallel lower (support) and upper (resistance) trend lines. Trading Channeling stocks is one of the most reliable and accurate trading techniques that provide traders with precise entry and exit points as well as stop-losses and take-profit recommendations. Use the following link to access a Falling Channel chart pattern help, or use a Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with Falling Channel pattern in a medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See IFF weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral. During the last week, weekly 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.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since February 15, 2019. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting weak. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See IFF short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on March 20, 2019 at 121.85 and reached 133.72 on April 12, 2019. IFF gained -11.87 points, or -9.74%, in 23 days. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See IFF daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range are overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic signal line (%D) has moved below overbought area. Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Daily Lane's Stochastic and MACD have bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic and MACD help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily Lane's Stochastic and MACD bearish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading signal. Use the following links to access Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range help.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since March 14, 2019. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up.