EGY - Vaalco Energy Inc

Industry: Independent Oil & Gas Sector: Basic Materials Exchange: NYSE

Fri 17'th Aug 2018

PERIOD 2018-05-18 - 2018-08-17
CHANGE 6.19%
PRICE $2.40
VOLUME
Buy
TREND
Buy

MV LONG
Sell

MV SHORT
Sell

PIVOT
Buy

MACD
Sell

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Vaalco Energy Inc Stock Analysis

Technical stock analysis for Fri 17'th Aug 2018

Sell candidate since 2018-08-10 Loss -9.43%
Shorts 0.83% ( 2018-07-31 )
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 0.69
ROA 13.72

Vaalco Energy Inc gained 6.19% in the last trading day, rising from $2.26 to $2.40 The price has been going up and down for this period, and there has been a -20.53% loss for the last 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day along with the price, which is a positive technical sign, and, in total, 207 373 more shares were traded than the day before. In total, 754 107 shares bought and sold for approximately $1.81 million.

Trend

Vaalco Energy Inc lies in the lower part of a very wide and strong rising trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good buying opportunity. A break down the bottom trend line at $2.29 will firstly indicate a slower raising rate, but may also be a early warning for a trend shift. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 20.59% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $2.76 and $4.24 at the end of this period.

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Signals

A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Tuesday August 14, 2018, which indicates further gains until a new top pivot has been found. Volume is rising along with the price. This is considered to be a good technical signal. Some negative signals were issued as well, and these may have some influence on the near short-term development. Vaalco Energy Inc holds sales signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. In addition, there is a general sales signal from the relation between the two signals where the long-term average is above the short-term average. On corrections up there will be some resistance from the lines at $2.45 and $2.85. A break-up above any of these levels will issue buy signals.

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A buy signal from a double bottom formation was found on Tuesday August 14, 2018 and based on theory for this formation the price should go up by 0.52% to $2.77 within 5 trading days since signal was issued (Tuesday August 21, 2018).

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 35 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

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Support & Resistance

Vaalco Energy Inc finds support from accumulated volume at $2.39.

Support: $2.39 Price: $2.40 Resistance: $2.59

Risk

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 $0.22 between high and low, or 10.00%. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 9.67%.

Our recommended stoploss: We hold a sell evaluation for this stock. No stop-loss set.

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Evaluation

The Vaalco Energy Inc stock holds several negative signals and despite the positive trend we believe Vaalco Energy Inc will perform weak in the next couple of days or weeks. Therefore, we hold a negative evaluation of this stock.

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