Performance Watch: Royal Nickel Corp (RNX.TO) Shares Lower -13.21% Over the Past Month

Tracking shares of Royal Nickel Corp (RNX.TO), we have seen that the stock price has fallen -13.21% over the last month. Focusing on the past week, shares have moved -1.08%. Zooming out to the last 6 months, shares have seen a change of 318.18%. Heading back a full year, shares have moved 170.59%.

As soon as an individual decides what they want out of their investments, they can start formulating the best way to accomplish those goals. The time horizon for each investor may be different. Fluctuations in the financial markets can have a big effect on shorter-term investments. Investors that need a certain amount of money in a shorter amount of time may be looking to develop a stock market strategy with a bit less risk involved. On the other end of the spectrum, a younger investor with a longer time horizon might be able to search for stocks with a higher potential for growth that may involve much more risk. The volatility of today’s markets can test the nerves of any investor. Understanding volatility and market fluctuations can help the investor gauge their risk tolerance in the markets.

Technical traders often make a point of keeping an eye on the ATR or Average True Range of a particular equity. Currently, Royal Nickel Corp (RNX.TO) has a 14-day ATR of 0.03. The Average True Range is an investor tool used to measure stock volatility. The ATR is not used to figure out price direction, just to measure volatility. The ATR is an indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder. Wilder has developed multiple indicators that are still quite popular in today’s investing landscape. The general interpretation of the ATR is the higher the ATR value, the higher the volatility.

Royal Nickel Corp (RNX.TO) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -43.98. Typically, the CCI oscillates above and below a zero line. Normal oscillations tend to stay in the range of -100 to +100. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. Although the CCI indicator was developed for commodities, it has become a popular tool for equity evaluation as well.

Tracking other technical indicators, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 42.22, the 7-day sits at 40.00, and the 3-day is resting at 32.51 for Royal Nickel Corp (RNX.TO). The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a highly popular technical indicator. The RSI is computed base on the speed and direction of a stock’s price movement. The RSI is considered to be an internal strength indicator, not to be confused with relative strength which is compared to other stocks and indices. The RSI value will always move between 0 and 100. One of the most popular time frames using RSI is the 14-day.

Keeping an eye on Moving Averages, the 50-day is 0.53, the 200-day is at 0.34, and the 7-day is 0.47 for Royal Nickel Corp (RNX.TO). Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. Following multiple time frames using moving averages can help investors figure out where the stock has been and help determine where it may be possibly going. The simple moving average is a mathematical calculation that takes the average price (mean) for a given amount of time.

When getting into the markets, most investors realize that riskier stocks may have an increased potential for higher returns. If investors decide to take a chance on some of these stocks, they may want to employ some standard techniques to help manage that risk. This may involve creating a diversified stock portfolio. Mixing up the portfolio with stocks from different sectors, market caps, and growth potential, may be the right move. In general, the goal is to maximize returns in accordance with the individual’s specific risk profile. It should be obvious that no matter how well rounded the portfolio is, there are always risks in the equity markets. Having a sound plan before investing can help ease the burden of knowing that markets can sometimes do crazy things without any rhyme or reason. 

Some investors may find the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R as a helpful technical indicator. Presently, Royal Nickel Corp (RNX.TO)’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is resting at -73.68. Values can range from 0 to -100. A reading between -80 to -100 may be typically viewed as strong oversold territory. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition. As a momentum indicator, the Williams R% may be used with other technicals to help define a specific trend.

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