Watching Trading Action for YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF): Move From Open is -0.1

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Traders may use a variety of moving average indicators when examining a particular stock. Checking on some Exponential Moving Averages for YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF), we note that the 200 day is 15.065958, the 100 day is 14.449213, and the 50 day is 14.234719. Zooming in closer, we note that the 30 day EMA is 14.258345, the 20 day is 14.371887, and the 10 day is noted at 14.561613.

Conducting technical analysis of the stock may include following the Keltner Channel indicator. A recent check shows the 20 day lower band at 13.990497 and the 20 day upper band at 14.753277 on shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF). 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.

The 20 day Chaikin Money Flow indicator is currently 0.10205475. 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. 

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 below:

Simple Moving Average 20 day: 14.435285
Simple Moving Average 100 day: 14.654061
Simple Moving Average 10 day14.57257
Simple Moving Average 50 day: 13.893572
Simple Moving Average 30 day: 14.036523
Simple Moving Average 200 day: 14.9069805

Investors will typically be keeping track of historical highs and lows for a particular stock that they are researching. Watching levels for YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF, we can see that the all time high is currently 69.98, and the all time low is 8.68. Let’s look at some alternate high/low price data:

Six month low: 11.985
Six month high: 17.5
One year low: 11.985
One year high: 26.7
Three month low: 11.985
Three month high: 16.43
One month low: 11.985
One month high: 14.95

Investors tracking shares of YPF Sociedad Anonima (NYSE:YPF) will note that since the stock opened at 14.8, shares have seen a change of -0.1. During that period, the stock has touched a low of 14.59 and tipped a high of 14.82. Volume on the day is presently 713853. 

Traders might be keeping tabs on the Hull Moving Average. The current HMA reading is 14.643323. 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.

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