Today XLF ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.
Today XLF ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.

XLF stock THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND

XLF stock
THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND

Tue 15'th Jan 2019

PERIOD 2018-10-16 - 2019-01-15
CHANGE 0.89%
VOLUME
Buy
TREND
Sell

MV LONG
Buy

MV SHORT
Buy

PIVOT
Buy

MACD
Buy
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THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND Stock Analysis

Technical stock analysis for Tue 15'th Jan 2019

Buy candidate since 2019-01-15
Shorts 1.86% ( 2013-01-15 )
Cash n/a
Loans n/a
Beta 1.10
ROA 3.31

THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND gained 0.89% in the last trading day, rising from $24.67 to $24.89 , and has now gained 9 days in a row. It is not often that stocks manage to gain so many days in a row, and falls for a day or two should be expected. The price has risen in 9 of the last 10 days and is up by 4.49% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day along with the price, which is a positive technical sign, and, in total, 6.42 million more shares were traded than the day before. In total, 56.70 million shares bought and sold for approximately $1 411.17 million.

Close price at the end of the last trading day (Tuesday, 15th Jan 2019) of the XLF stock was $24.89. This is 0.89% more than the trading day before Monday, 14th Jan 2019.

During day the stock fluctuated 1.76% from a day low at $24.50 to a day high of $24.93.

30 day high of the XLF stock price was $24.93 and low was $22.05.
90 day high was $27.52 and low was $22.05.
52 week high for the THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND - $30.33 and low - $22.05.

Trend

THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND lies the upper part of a wide and falling trend in the short term, and this will normally pose a very good selling opportunity for the short-term trader as reaction back towards the lower part of the trend can be expected. A break up at the top trend line at $25.61 will firstly indicate a slower falling rate, but may be the first sign of a trend shift. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to fall -11.55% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $19.05 and $22.65 at the end of this period.

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Signals

Only positive signals in the chart today. THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND holds buy signals from both short- and long-term moving averages, but the stock has a general sell signal from the relation between the two signals where the long-term average is above the short-term average. On corrections down there will be some support from the lines at $24.50 and $24.69. A break down below any of these levels will issue sell signals. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Thursday January 03, 2019, 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.

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Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 85 and the stock is extremely overbought on RSI14, but may also ontinue to gain. Some stocks see their best performance while being overbought, but very seldom does RSI remain so high for a long time without short corrections. Risk has therefore increased and larger daily movements can be expected for the next couple of days.

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Support & Resistance

On the downside, the stock finds support just below today's level from accumulated volume at $23.61 and $23.32.

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, THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND finds support just below today's level at $23.61. If this is broken, then the next support from accumulated volume will be at $23.32 and $22.79.

Support: $23.61 Price: $24.89 Resistance: $25.26

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 $0.43 (1.76%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 1.60%.

The stock is overbought on RSI14 and lies in the upper part of the trend. Normally this will 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. Since the THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND THE FINANCIAL SELECT SECTOR SPDR FUND has been rising for 9 days in a row, the risk for the next couple of days has increased. We don't expect a major reaction as the stock is in very good shape technically, and therefore hold a positive evaluation despite the very short term risk.

Our recommended stoploss: $23.85 (-4.16%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. The RSI14 is 85 and this increases the risk substantially. There is a buy signal from pivot bottom found 8 days ago.)

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Evaluation

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 this stock to perform well in the short-term. We have upgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Hold/Accumulate to a Buy Candidate.

Today XLF ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.
Today XLF ranks # as BUY CANDIDATE.