Donchian Indicator Update for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA): 20 Day Upper Band Touches 49.35

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Donchian Channels may be useful for technical traders. The primary function of the indicator is to measure volatility. The bands will widen when volatility is high, and they will become narrow with low volatility. The 20 day upper band level is 49.35 on shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA). For the same period, the lower band level is 48.09.

Trading on volume of 3842528, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) has seen a change from the open of 0.11 since the stock opened at 49.12. Monitoring today’s activity, the stock has hit a high point of 49.3 and slipped to a low of 49.09. 

The 20 day Keltner Channels upper envelope is 49.200134. The 20 day Keltner Channels lower envelope is 48.66075. The Keltner Channels indicator was introduced by Chester Keltner in his book How to Make Money in Commodities. Keltner’s ideas have since been expanded upon and are widely used by technical traders.

Watching volatility readings, we can see the current value for the stock is 0.61212. Volatility for the week stands at 0.65606934, and the monthly reading is 0.8968757. Volatility involves the amount of risk in relation to the amount of change in a stock’s value. Tracking the Bull Bear Power, we note that the stock is presently 0.3450797.

Following the Chaikin Money Flow indicator, we note that the current 20 day value is 0.11568108. Traders will watch to see if the indicator can help confirm an ongoing trend. In the midst of a bullish trend, the CMF value staying above zero may point to continuous buying pressure and the possibility of a sustained rise in price. In the midst of a bearish trend, the CMF value staying below zero may show continuous selling pressure and the possibility of continued price decline.

Scanning the equity market, we note that the stock’s current Oscillator Rating is showing “Buy”. Traders will take note of many different factors when examining a stock’s health. Flipping over to the Moving Average Rating, we see that the current sentiment is pointing to a “Strong Buy”.

Checking in on the Awesome Oscillator, we see that the reading is 0.30956912 for Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA). Traders may follow this oscillator to measure market momentum. Created by Bill Williams, the Awesome Oscillator calculates the difference of the 5 period and 34 period SMA.

Volatility comes with the territory when trading stocks. Individual stock prices can fluctuate dramatically, and returns can be largely varied. Because no stock is guaranteed to produce returns, there is a possibility that any stock could potentially lose value. Even though stock prices can shift from day to day, long-term investors are usually more concerned about price movements over an expanded period of time. Investors looking to minimize volatility risk may look to hold a larger number of diversified stocks in the portfolio. Even though market dips may have an impact on the entire portfolio, it is important to remember that it is just a normal part of investing in the stock market.

Shares of Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (NASDAQ:FOXA) ended last session at 49.23. Following today’s trade, we note that the stock has moved 0.24434942% since the opening bell. The company has a current market cap of 90993400000. The stock’s high price over the last month is presently 49.35.

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