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Monday June 24, 2019 Change -1.05% Price $4.73

Explanation to Bollinger's Bands

Bollinger Bands was created by John Bollinger in the early 1980s, which purpose is to provide a relative definition of high and low. This defintion is used to identify buy and sell signals and have proven very well in doing so.

Bollinger Bands consist of a set of three curves drawn in relation to securities prices. The middle band is a measure of the intermediate-term trend, usually a simple moving average, that serves as the base for the upper and lower bands. The interval between the upper and lower bands and the middle band is determined by volatility, typically the standard deviation of the same data that were used for the average. Get-A-Graph uses Bollingers suggested 20 day average.

Middle Bollinger Band = 20-period simple moving average
Upper Bollinger Band = Middle Bollinger Band + 2 * 20-period standard deviation
Lower Bollinger Band = Middle Bollinger Band - 2 * 20-period standard deviation

BandWidth defines the current width of the band.
%b defines the current position within the band.

BandWidth = (Upper Bollinger Band - Lower Bollinger Band) / Middle Bollinger Band
%b = (Last - Lower Bollinger Band) / (Upper Bollinger Band - Lower Bollinger Band)

Live Samples:

Bottlenecks in bandwidth indicates a upcoming change. Break up through the moving average line, or continuously movements above the moving average line indicates a break up, and vice versa downwards.


Chart period: 2019-03-25 - 2019-06-24

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Akorn Forecast and Stock Analysis

Technical AKRX stock analysis for Monday June 24, 2019.

Buy candidate since 2019-06-17 Gain 8.99%

Akorn fell by -1.05% in the last day ( Monday, 24th Jun 2019 ) from $4.78 to $4.73 During day the stock fluctuated 3.76% from a day low at $4.66 to a day high of $4.83. The price has risen in 6 of the last 10 days and is up by 9.74% over the past 2 weeks. Volume fell in the last day along with the stock, which is actually a good sign as volume should follow the stock. In the last day the trading volume fell by -0.85 million shares and in total 1.08 million shares bought and sold for approximately $5.10 million.

Quick summary:

  • 30 day high of the AKRX stock price was $4.86 and low was $3.69.
  • 90 day high was $4.86 and low was $2.64.
  • 52 week high for the Akorn - $19.65 and low - $2.64.


Akorn lies in the middle of a very wide and strong rising trend in the short term and a further rise within the trend is signaled. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 42.99% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $5.27 and $7.76 at the end of this period.

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Akorn holds buy signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. In addition, 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 $4.57 and $4.25. A break down below any of these levels will issue sell signals. Some negative signals were issued as well, and these may have some influence on the near short-term development. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Friday June 21, 2019, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. Volume fell together with the price during the last trading day and this reduces the overall risk as volume should follow the price movements.

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A sell signal from a double top formation was found on Thursday June 13, 2019 and based on theory for this formation the price should fall by -0.39% to $3.99 within 4 trading days since signal was issued (Wednesday June 19, 2019).

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 67 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

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Support & Resistance

Akorn finds support from accumulated volume at $4.60.

Support: $4.60 Price: $4.73 Resistance: $4.74


This stock may move much during a day (volatility) and with a large prediction interval from the Bollinger Band this stock is considered to be "high risk". During the last day, the stock moved $0.18 between high and low, or 3.76%. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 5.34%.

Our recommended stoploss: $4.51 (-4.75%) (This stock has medium daily movements and this gives medium risk. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 1 days ago.)

5.34 %

Average volatility

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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 this stock to perform well in the short-term. Due to some small weaknesses in the technical picture we have downgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Strong Buy Candidate to a Buy Candidate.

Buy Candidate Downgraded
Weaker Buy Today AKRX ranks #754 as BUY CANDIDATE #754 Stronger Buy

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