MCO (MCO)

Current price: $ 4.11

24 hours price change: $ -0.10 (-2.37%)

MCO ADX

The Average Directional indicator (or ADX) is a directional trading indicator that is used to identify a technical trend, in this case of the MCO. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of MCO.

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for MCO. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of MCO. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of MCO until July 13th, 2020.

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.

Price chart for MCO from 01/13/2020 until 07/13/2020.

In the chart above, the development of the price for MCO is shown for the period from 01/13/2020 until 07/13/2020. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for MCO until 07/13/2020.

In the charts above, you can see the trends of the ADX, +DI and -DI. The current values of these three indicators for the MCO are listed in the table below.

MCO average directional index 25.57
MCO positive directional indicator 29.27
MCO negative directional indicator 50.87

 

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 MCO.

When the green line tops the red line, the MCO is in a positive trend. However, when the situation turns around, the trend has also changed to a negative trend for MCO.

Furthermore, the black line gives the strength of the current trend of MCO, both positive and negative. The higher the black line (ADX), the stronger the trend.

MCO 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 MCO is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.

The current directional indicator gives a negative signal for MCO. The positive directional indicator for MCO is 29.27, which is lower than the negative directional indicator (50.87). Therefore, the trend that MCO follows is negative.

The current ADX value is 25.57, which tells us that the current trend is strong. Using these values, we can asume that the MCO will continue its downwards trend. In short, the current average directional index gives us a selling signal for the MCO. However, you should always be aware, since trends are changing from time to time.

 

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