The Average Directional indicator (or ADX) is a directional trading indicator that is used to identify a technical trend, in this case of the KuCoin Shares. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of KuCoin Shares.
The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for KuCoin Shares. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of KuCoin Shares. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of KuCoin Shares until May 24th, 2022.
In the chart below, the strength the trend is drawn, as well as the positive and negative directional indicators. The ADX (Average Directional Index) is the black line. The positive directional indicator (+DI) is the green line, and the negative directional indicator (-DI) is drawn in red.
In the chart above, the development of the price for KuCoin Shares is shown for the period from 11/23/2021 until 05/24/2022. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.
In the charts above, you can see the trends of the ADX, +DI and -DI. The current values of these three indicators for the KuCoin Shares are listed in the table below.
|KuCoin Shares average directional index||19.01|
|KuCoin Shares positive directional indicator||49.86|
|KuCoin Shares negative directional indicator||47.43|
Several signals can be gained from the chart above. First of all, the green line gives us an indication of the positive trend. The opposite line, the red one, indicates the negative trend for KuCoin Shares.
When the green line tops the red line, the KuCoin Shares is in a positive trend. However, when the situation turns around, the trend has also changed to a negative trend for KuCoin Shares.
Furthermore, the black line gives the strength of the current trend of KuCoin Shares, both positive and negative. The higher the black line (ADX), the stronger the trend.
KuCoin Shares ADX score
The Average Directional Index (ADX) is used to measure the strength or weakness of a trend, not the actual direction. In general, when the positive directional indicator is higher than the negative directional in indicator, the trend of KuCoin Shares is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.
The KuCoin Shares currently follows a positive trend. For KuCoin Shares, the positive directional indicator is 49.86. The value for the negative directional indicator is lower (47.43). This means that the current trend of the KuCoin Shares is positive.
To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for KuCoin Shares is 19.01, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for KuCoin Shares does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling KuCoin Shares.
To get a good signal to buy KuCoin Shares, we have to wait until the trend gives us a higher ADX value in the current positive trend.