PGR - Progressive Corporation (The)

Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance Sector: Financial | Exchange: NYSE

Buy Candidate
Buy Score Rank #2441 out of #5176
Wed 26'th Jul 2017

PERIOD COVERED
2017-04-27 - 2017-07-26
CHANGE
-0.85%
PRICE
$46.51
VOLUME
Buy
TREND

MV LONG
Buy

MV SHORT
Buy

PIVOT
Sell

MACD
Buy

BOLLINGER
Buy
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Progressive Corporation (The) Stock Analysis

Technical stock analysis for Wed 26'th Jul 2017

Buy candidate since 2017-07-17 Gain 2.33%

Progressive Corporation (The) fell by -0.85% in the last day from $46.91 to $46.51 The price has risen in 6 of the last 10 days and is up by 3.68% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day by 0.49 million shares, but on falling prices. This is may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly for the next couple of days. In total, 2.23 million shares bought and sold for approximately $103.56 million.

Trend

Progressive Corporation (The) lies in the middle of a narrow 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 16.94% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $53.42 and $55.96 at the end of this period.

Signals

Progressive Corporation (The) 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 $46.29 and $44.80. 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 Tuesday July 25, 2017, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. Volume rose on falling prices yesterday. This may be an early warning and the stock should be followed more closely.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The stock holds a RSI14 at 73 and is currently being overbought on RSI. This does not have to be a sales signal as many stocks may go both long and hard while being overbought on the RSI. It is therefore important to evaluate the history of the share as it may tell you something about the RSI-sensitiveness.

Support & Resistance

Progressive Corporation (The) finds support from accumulated volume at . On the upside the stock meets some resistance just above today's level from accumulated volume at $46.78 and $46.78.

The stock is about to test the resistance from accumulated volume at $46.78 and this may cause the stock to take a minor break or get into a more sideways move for a few days.

Support: $44.41 Price: $46.51 Resistance: $46.78
S: $44.41 Price: $46.51 R: $46.78

Risk

This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved $0.62 (1.34%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.24%.

Our recommended stoploss: $44.62 (-4.07%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. The RSI14 is 73 and this increases the risk substantially. There is a sell signal from pivot top found 1 days ago.)

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Evaluation

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.

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