EMA Levels in Focus on Shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY): 20 Day EMA at 39.63359568

As we sail into the second half of the calendar year, investors may be looking to see what has gone right and what has gone wrong so far this year. Making necessary changes to some holdings may help position investors for the next couple of quarters. Being able to cut the riskier losers and take some profits from winners may help solidify the stock portfolio. As we run through the next round of company earnings reports, investors will be keeping a close eye on the data that is reported. Investors may be looking to buy companies that continue to post beats on the earnings front, and cut ties with ones that are not hitting their marks.    

Traders may use a variety of moving average indicators when examining a particular stock. Checking on some Exponential Moving Averages for eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY), we note that the 200 day is 37.01169356, the 100 day is 38.16088864, and the 50 day is 38.92892604. Zooming in closer, we note that the 30 day EMA is 39.3901714, the 20 day is 39.63359568, and the 10 day is noted at 39.82028039.

Conducting technical analysis of the stock may include following the Keltner Channel indicator. A recent check shows the 20 day lower band at 39.26015776 and the 20 day upper band at 40.00703359 on shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY). 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 -0.15370614. 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: 39.649795
Simple Moving Average 100 day: 37.943143
Simple Moving Average 10 day39.81059
Simple Moving Average 50 day: 38.69198
Simple Moving Average 30 day: 39.61419667
Simple Moving Average 200 day: 37.4247735

Investors will typically be keeping track of historical highs and lows for a particular stock that they are researching. Watching levels for eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY, we can see that the all time high is currently 46.99, and the all time low is 0.4427943. Let’s look at some alternate high/low price data:

Six month low: 28.33
Six month high: 40.55
One year low: 26.01
One year high: 40.55
Three month low: 35.44
Three month high: 40.55
One month low: 36.445
One month high: 40.55

Investors tracking shares of eBay Inc. (NASDAQ:EBAY) will note that since the stock opened at 39.94, shares have seen a change of -0.13. During that period, the stock has touched a low of 39.71 and tipped a high of 40. Volume on the day is presently 1561811. 

Traders might be keeping tabs on the Hull Moving Average. The current HMA reading is 39.99746815. 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.

Equity market investing has a way of provoking strong emotions. When markets become frantic, investors may feel compelled to make decisions that they might not normally make. Having the proper perspective and staying focused can help the individual investor stay committed to the previously created plan. Trying to predict the day to day movements of the stock market can be extremely difficult. Even the top professionals may get thrown for a loop every now and then. Chasing winners and holding onto losers may be a recipe for portfolio disaster over the long run. Investors who are able to stay calm and think logically should be able to better position themselves when markets become stormy.

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