Technical Levels in Focus for OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG): Ichimoku Cloud Base Line at 18.705

Investors have various approaches they can take when deciding what stocks to stuff the portfolio with. Some investors may choose to use fundamental analysis, and some may choose to use technical analysis. Others may employ a combination of the two approaches to make sure no stone is left unturned. Investors looking for bargains in the market may be on the lookout for the stock that offers the best value. This may involve finding stocks that have fallen out of favor with the overall investing community but still have low PE ratios and higher dividend yields. Whatever approach is used, investors may benefit greatly from making sure that all the homework is done, and all of the angles have been examined properly.   

Traders have the ability to use many different indicators when studying stocks. The Ichimoku Cloud is a highly popular indicator that helps display support and resistance. Looking at some Ichimoku levels for OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG), we note that the Ichimoku Cloud Base Line level is 18.705. The Ichimoku Could Conversion Line reading is 19.36. From another angle, the Ichimoku Lead 1 is presently 16.8675, and the Lead 2 level is 16.4.

Investors are often searching through all the numbers to help decide which stocks to purchase. Taking a closer look at shares of OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG), we see that the stock’s latest close price was 19.75. Tracking historical price information can help investors see the bigger picture when looking at a stock. Since the beginning of the year, shares have seen a change of 19.98785. Over the last full year, shares have moved 70.25862. Bringing the focus in, the stock has changed 15.564658 over the past three months, 20.647526 over the last month, and 4.2766633 over the last week. Traders will be closely watching to see what happens to the stock price over the next couple of sessions.

Technical analysts will note that the Awesome Oscillator reading is presently 1.1403883. This oscillator may fluctuate above and below a zero line and can be used to create a wide variety of trading signals.

Looking at the stock’s volatility, we note that the current reading is 1.7671838. High volatility may show how the stock’s value can possibly be spread out over a larger range of values. Lower volatility points to the fact that a stock tends to be steadier. Weekly stock volatility clocks in at 2.6517682 while volatility for the month comes in at 2.509755. The current Bull Bear Power reading for the stock is 0.68514746.

The Donchian Channels indicator can be used to figure out if a market is overbought or oversold. A price breakthrough of either the upper or lower band may signal these conditions. The current reading for the 20 day lower band is 17.6. The current reading for the 20 day upper band is 19.81.

Scanning the levels on shares of OFG Bancorp (NYSE:OFG), investors might be seeing how close the current price is in relation to some historical high and low prices. Looking out over the previous 3 months, we note that the high/low is 19.81/14.96. Over the past 1 month, the high/low is 19.81/16.5. Looking back over the last full-year, the high price is 19.81, and the low price sits at 10.3. For the last six months, the high was seen at 19.81, and the low was noted at
14.42.

Traders often use pivot point analysis to calculate proper support and resistance levels. Pivot points can be used as markers for traders to identify entry and exit positions. We can now take a look at some one month pivot points:

Fibonacci: 19.353333
Fibonacci support 1: 18.929314
Fibonacci support 2: 18.667353
Woodie: 19.4225
Woodie support 1: 19.055
Woodie resistance 1: 20.165
Camarilla: 19.353333
Classic: 19.353333
Classic resistance 1: 20.026667
Classic support 1: 18.916666

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