Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP)
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|It was the negative week for the Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP). During the week, the ADP dropped -3.70 points, or -1.71%, and closed at 212.48 on Friday, May 26, 2023. ADP was trading at average weekly trading volume. |
ADP is a member of Information Technology Sector. Information Technology is the 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 ADP long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on May 6, 2010 at 26.46 and reached 274.92 on December 13, 2022. ADP gained -248.46 points, or -939.00%, in 657 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The trend support level is at 125.00 and resistance is at 277.60. 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 ADP medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on March 18, 2020 at 103.11 and reached 274.92 on December 13, 2022. ADP gained -171.81 points, or -166.63%, in 142 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Wedge chart pattern. The uptrend support line (249.69) is broken. Usually a broken support is considered to be a long-term bearish signal, but since daily indicators are oversold a short-term pull back is possible. ADP may retest the broken support line. It is considered to be a resistance line now. 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 medium-term trend.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See ADP weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since December 23, 2022. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See ADP short-term trend chart]
A short-term downtrend had started on May 19, 2023 at 217.54 and reached 208.81 on May 25, 2023. ADP lost 8.73 points, or 4.01%, in 6 days. The price is now at the 42.04% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See ADP daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is oversold. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily oversold Williams' Percentage Range. Daily MACD has bullish divergence. Use the following links to access the MACD help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily MACD 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 Williams' Percentage Range help.
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 (4.46%) is close to one year low (4.19%). It is 55.76% lower than one year average. It indicates the period of low volatility of the stock price, and it is considered a buy signal for the option traders. 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 price has crossed below the 50 Day Moving Average. While the medium-term trend is up and daily technical indicators are oversold, the 50 Day Moving Average is considered a support level. 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.
Candlestick pattern: [See ADP candlestick chart pattern]
On Friday the chart has formed a Bearish Downside Tasuki Gap Candlestick pattern. This is a rare continuation formation that appears in a strongly downward moving market. The reliability of the Bearish Downside Tasuki Gap pattern is medium. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks that had a Bearish Downside Tasuki Gap Candlestick pattern during the last week.