Chaikin Money Flow Update for This Stock: Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (:AMG): CMF 20 at -0.23544927

Investors will most likely be looking ahead to the next round of company earnings reports. As the reports come in, all eyes will be on the companies that post wide margin earnings beats or misses. Many investors will be closely tracking which way analyst estimates are being adjusted right before earnings. This may provide some insight on how good or bad the numbers for the quarter are likely to be. Investors might want to take a look at their holdings after the earnings reports to make sure that nothing extremely odd is occurring after crunching the numbers.  

Investors often track volatility data while studying potential stocks. Currently, Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (:AMG)’s volatility reading is standing at 2.8451002. In general, the higher the volatility, the riskier the stock. Looking out over the past week, volatility is noted at 3.950126. For the last month, volatility is at 3.7922587. Tracking the Bull Bear Power indicator, the value is currently -5.0980954.

Technical investors and traders often look to create winning charts with previously successful indicators. Figuring out the best indicators to follow may take some time and effort. Many traders will find a perfect combination of technicals that they depend on to enter or exit trades. Taking a look at some Ichimoku indicator information, we see that the Ichimoku Cloud Base Line level is 104.12. The Ichimoku Could Conversion Line reading is 98.865. From another angle, the Ichimoku Lead 1 is presently 111.206474, and the Lead 2 level is 113.58.

The Simple Moving Average or SMA is an unweighted MA. At the end of every session, the oldest data point drops off, and the newest is added. Focusing on some popular SMA levels for Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (:AMG), we note that the 200 day is 129.99855, the 100 day is noted at 113.9101, and the 50 day clocks in at 106.914406. Looking at some other SMA levels, we see that the 10 day is 97.767, the 20 day is 100.2355, and the 30 day is 104.007484.

Traders employing technical analysis will note that the Chaikin Money Flow 20 day indicator is -0.23544927. This indicator measures money flow volume during a specified period. The value will stay between 1 and -1 and it can be used to gauge changes is selling and buying pressure.

Traders have many tools that they can use when surveying a particular stock. Watching the Moving Average Rating, we can see that the indicator is currently pointing to a “Strong Sell”. Looking at the Oscillator Rating, we can see that the current reading is a “Neutral”. Investors will be closely watching stock action over the next few sessions to see how the stock performs.

The stock’s Hull Moving Average is currently 95.31711. Developed by Alan Hull, this fast and smooth moving average helps eliminate lag and improve smoothing. Typically, if the HMA is going higher, the trend is rising. On the other end, a falling HMA may point to a declining trend.

Looking closer at shares of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (:AMG), investors will be watching the stock to see how it performs over the next couple of sessions. Investors often like to track historical highs and lows over certain periods in order to help with stock analysis. We can now take a brief look at some historical highs and lows for the stock:

All time low: 8.916711
All time high: 230.63
3 month low: 93.81
3 month high: 147.94
1 month low: 93.81
1 month high: 114.62
6 month low: 93.81
6 month high: 163.55
1 year low: 93.81
1 year high: 216.995

Many traders and investors opt to study technical analysis when approaching the stock market. Technical analysts study changes in stock price that occur over various amounts of time. Some analysts will study by the minute or hour. Others will choose to zoom out to days, weeks, months, or even longer. Studying price action over different time periods can help provide the investor with valuable information to help make the best possible investing decisions. Keeping an eye on the stock market, it can be seen that certain trends repeat over time. These trends or patterns might not be exact, but they can be noticeable. Spotting these patterns and watching for momentum shifts can be a highly useful tool for any trader or investor. Many chartists will focus on multiple indicators when doing technical analysis. Becoming familiar with indicators and learning to spot trends may take a lot of time and effort to achieve.

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