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Apple stock price up 1.51% on Thursday

StockInvest.us, 2 months ago

Apple

The Apple stock price gained 1.51% on the last trading day (Thursday, 21st Jul 2022), rising from $153.04 to $155.35. , and has now gained 4 days in a row. It will be exciting to see whether it manages to continue gaining or take a minor break for the next few days. During the day the stock fluctuated 2.39% from a day low at $151.94 to a day high of $155.57. The price has risen in 7 of the last 10 days and is up by 6.15% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased on the last day along with the price, which is a positive technical sign, and, in total, 156 thousand more shares were traded than the day before. In total, 65 million shares were bought and sold for approximately $10.08 billion.

The last rating was given by Morgan Stanley on Jul 20, 2022. The price target was changed from 185 to 180.Over the last 90 days, this security got 1 buy, 14 sell, and 0 hold ratings.

Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to fall -8.23% during the next 3 months and, with a 90% probability hold a price between $114.54 and $142.56 at the end of this 3-month period. Do note, that if the stock price manages to stay at current levels or higher, our prediction target will start to change positively over the next few days as the conditions for the current predictions will be broken.

Apple

Mostly positive signals in the chart today. The Apple stock holds buy signals from both short and long-term moving averages giving a positive forecast for the stock. Also, there is a general buy signal from the relation between the two signals where the short-term average is above the long-term average. On corrections down, there will be some support from the lines at $150.08 and $142.67. A breakdown below any of these levels will issue sell signals. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Thursday, June 16, 2022, and so far it has risen 19.44%. Further rise is indicated until a new top pivot has been found. Furthermore, there is a buy signal from the 3 month Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD). Volume is rising along with the price. This is considered to be a good technical signal.

On the downside, the stock finds support just below today's level from accumulated volume at $146.50 and $142.56.There is natural risk involved when a stock is testing a support level, since if this is broken, the stock then may fall to the next support level. In this case, Apple finds support just below today's level at $146.50. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $142.56 and $141.66.

This stock has average movements during the day and with good trading volume, the risk is considered to be medium. During the last day, the stock moved $3.63 between high and low, or 2.39%. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 2.53%.

The Apple stock is overbought on RSI14 and lies in the upper part of the trend. Normally this may pose a good selling opportunity for the short-term trader, but some stocks may go long and hard while being overbought. Regardless, the high RSI together with the trend position increases the risk and higher daily movements (volatility) should be expected. A correction down in the nearby future seems very likely and it is of great importance that the stock manages to break the trend before that occurs.

Several short-term signals are positive, despite the stock being in a falling trend, we conclude that the current level may hold a buying opportunity as there is a fair chance for stock to perform well in the short-term.

Check full Apple forecast and analysis here.