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Green day on Tuesday for Apple

StockInvest.us, 2 months ago

Apple

The Apple stock price gained 0.79% on the last trading day (Tuesday, 13th Jul 2021), rising from $144.50 to $145.64. During the day the stock fluctuated 2.67% from a day low at $143.63 to a day high of $147.46. The price has risen in 8 of the last 10 days and is up by 8.06% 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, 24 million more shares were traded than the day before. In total, 101 million shares were bought and sold for approximately $14.64 billion.

JPMorgan Chase & Co. is very positive about AAPL and gave it a "Overweight" rating on July 06, 2021. The price target was changed from $165.00 to $170.00.Over the last 30 days, this security got 6 buy, 0 sell, and 0 hold ratings.

Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 5.69% during the next 3 months and, with a 90% probability hold a price between $135.37 and $153.93 at the end of this 3-month period.

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 $143.58 and $132.35. A breakdown below any of these levels will issue sell signals. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Wednesday, May 12, 2021, and so far it has risen 18.63%. Further rise is indicated until a new top pivot has been found. Furthermore, there is a buy signal from the 3 months 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 $133.48 and $133.11.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 $133.48. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $133.11 and $126.85.

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 $3.83 between high and low, or 2.67%. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 2.07%.

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, along with a general good trend, are positive and we conclude that the current level may hold a buying opportunity as there is a fair chance for Apple stock to perform well in the short-term.

Check full Apple forecast and analysis here.