Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) Exponential Moving Average Touches Crucial 48.972385 Mark

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The SMA or Simple Moving Average can be calculated for different time periods. The SMA helps smooth out volatility and makes it a bit less difficult to gauge the price trend of a stock. Let’s view some popular SMA levels for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) below:

Simple Moving Average 20 day: 48.70375
Simple Moving Average 100 day: 49.18205
Simple Moving Average 10 day46.7845
Simple Moving Average 50 day: 49.1611
Simple Moving Average 30 day: 49.337833
Simple Moving Average 200 day: 52.276775

Traders may use a variety of moving average indicators when examining a particular stock. Checking on some Exponential Moving Averages on shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY), we note that the 200 day is 51.124023, the 100 day is 49.756157, and the 50 day is 48.972385. Zooming in closer, we note that the 30 day EMA is 48.541054, the 20 day is 48.092937, and the 10 day is noted at 47.340954.

Traders might be keeping tabs on the Hull Moving Average. The current HMA reading is 47.37535. Traders may use the HMA to help identify the prevalent market trend. This may also lend to spotting useful exit and entry points on the stock.

Conducting technical analysis of the stock may include following the Keltner Channel indicator. A recent check shows the 20 day lower band at 47.408524 and the 20 day upper band at 48.77735. During a clearly defined trend, a break above or below these levels may point to the underlying strength of the trend. A break above the upper band may signal continuing bullish trend strength, and a break below the lower band may signal continuing bearish trend strength.

Investors tracking shares of Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY) will note that since the stock opened at 47.53, shares have seen a change of -0.07. During that period, the stock has touched a low of 47.4 and tipped a high of 47.625. Volume on the day is presently 13494. 

The 20 day Chaikin Money Flow indicator is currently -0.30325264. This indicator was developed by Marc Chaikin who observed that the pressures of buying and selling could be figured out by where a period finishes relative to the range of highs and lows.

Investors will typically be keeping track of historical highs and lows for a particular stock that they are researching. Watching levels for Dave & Buster’s Entertainment, Inc. (NASDAQ:PLAY, we can see that the all time high is currently 73.48, and the all time low is 15.89. Let’s look at some alternate high/low price data:

Six month low: 42.78
Six month high: 67.05
One year low: 37.85
One year high: 67.05
Three month low: 42.78
Three month high: 54.079
One month low: 45.64
One month high: 51.995

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