United Continental Holdings (UAL) Shares Push 3.38% Higher Over past 13 Weeks

Shares of United Continental Holdings (UAL) have been trending up over the past quarter, revealing solid bullish momentum for the equity, as they ran 3.38 over the past 13 weeks.  Looking more nearterm, the stock moved 0.68% for the week.  Looking slightly further out we note that the shares have moved 6.65% over the past 4-weeks, 6.73% over the past half year and 37.39% over the past full year.

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Investors are taking another look at shares of United Continental Holdings (UAL). The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is one of multiple popular technical indicators created by J. Welles Wilder. Wilder introduced RSI in his book “New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems” which was published in 1978. RSI measures the magnitude and velocity of directional price movements. The data is represented graphically by fluctuating between a value of 0 and 100. The indicator is computed by using the average losses and gains of a stock over a certain time period. RSI can be used to help spot overbought or oversold conditions. An RSI reading over 70 would be considered overbought, and a reading under 30 would indicate oversold conditions. A level of 50 would indicate neutral market momentum. Viewing the Relative Strength Index, the 14-day RSI is presently standing at 55.92, the 7-day is 57.39, and the 3-day is resting at 38.56.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for United Continental Holdings (UAL) is sitting at 17.20. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would support a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would identify a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would lead to an extremely strong trend. ADX is used to gauge trend strength but not trend direction. Traders often add the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of a trend.

Investors have the ability to use technical indicators when completing stock research. At the time of writing, United Continental Holdings (UAL) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 76.00. Developed by Donald Lambert, the CCI is a versatile tool that may be used to help spot an emerging trend or provide warning of extreme conditions. In terms of Moving Averages, the 7-day is resting at 88.27. Moving averages have the ability to be used as a powerful indicator for technical stock analysis. Interested traders may be keeping an eye on the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R. Williams %R is a popular technical indicator created by Larry Williams to help identify overbought and oversold situations. United Continental Holdings (UAL)’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R currently sits at -27.76. In general, if the indicator goes above -20, the stock may be considered overbought. Alternately, if the indicator goes below -80, this may point to the stock being oversold.United Continental Holdings (UAL).

Investors may be tracking certain levels on shares of United Continental Holdings (UAL). The current 50-day Moving Average is 86.44, the 200-day Moving Average is 81.40, and the 7-day is noted at 88.27. Moving averages can help spot trends and price reversals. They may also be used to help find support or resistance levels. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators meaning that they confirm trends. A certain stock may be considered to be on an uptrend if trading above a moving average and the average is sloping upward. On the other side, a stock may be considered to be in a downtrend if trading below the moving average and sloping downward.

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