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Focusing on technical analysis may be interested in following the Awesome Oscillator level on shares of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR). Currently, the reading is 1.7355148. Typically, when the Awesome Oscillator moves above the zero line, this would indicate that the short term momentum is rising quicker than the long term momentum. A cross below the zero line would indicate that short term momentum is dropping faster than the long term momentum.
Traders following shares of Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR) may have noted that the stock most recently closed at 35.11. Going back to full-year, the stock has seen change of 18.99763 over that stretch. Taking the focus in more recent action, having seen the move of 4.1185184 over the last week. Over the prior month, the stock has moved 13.832199. Over the past three months, the stock has moved 10.503144.
Tracking the Hull Moving Average, we note that the current level is 35.220222. The Hull Moving Average was introduced by Alan Hull. Swing traders often use this indicator in combination with other signals in order to help identify possible entry and exit spots.
Many traders will look to optimize stock trades by using various technical indicators. The Ichimoku Cloud is highly flexible and is commonly used in conjunction with the RSI to help confirm momentum and overall trends. Let's focus on a few different Ichimoku readings:
Ichimoku Cloud Base Line: 33.565
Ichimoku Cloud Conversion Line: 34.645
Ichimoku Lead 1: 31.41
Ichimoku Lead 2: 31.06
Tracking some one month stock pivot points for Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), we note that the Classic Pivot is 34.18, the Classic resistance 1 is 35.66, and the Classic support 1 is presently 33.23. The Fibonacci one month pivot is 34.18 while the Fibonacci support 1 pivot is 33.25174, and the Fibonacci support 2 is 32.67826. Looking at one month Woodie pivot, we note the level at 34.3225. The
Woodie support 1 pivot is 33.515, and the Woodie resistance 1 pivot is 35.945.
Expanding the technical focus for Twitter, Inc. (NYSE: TWTR), we see that the Keltner Channels 20 day upper band is 34.557743, and the 20 day lower band is33.538994. The Keltner Channels indicator is similar to Bollinger Bands and Moving Average Envelopes.
There are multiple moving average indicators that traders may rely on when conducting stock research. One of the most popular is the Simple Moving Average. The SMA is unweighted, meaning that each period in the set of data is weighted equally. Looking at some SMA levels, we can see that the 10 day is 34.706, the 20 day is 33.85425, and the 30 day is 33.473. Tracking some other time periods, we note that the 50 day SMA is 32.4419, the 100 day is 32.0074, and the 200 day SMA is currently 31.993475.
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