Stock in Focus: Checking the Numbers for Smart REIT (CWYUF)

At current levels, Smart REIT (CWYUF) is trading on top of the Chikou. If the stock continues to stay above the line, traders might be anticipating a possible upward momentum swing.

Technical analysts have been monitoring shares of Smart REIT (CWYUF) as of late. 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. Presently, the 14-day RSI is standing at 48.43, the 7-day is 50.53, and the 3-day is resting at 57.62.

Taking a look at the numbers, Smart REIT (CWYUF) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 42.58. The CCI technical indicator can be used to help determine if a stock is overbought or oversold. CCI may also be used to help discover divergences that could possibly signal reversal moves. A CCI closer to +100 may provide an overbought signal, and a CCI near -100 may offer an oversold signal.

Currently, the 14-day ADX for Smart REIT (CWYUF) is sitting at 10.03. 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.

Checking in on moving averages, the 200-day is at 25.44, the 50-day is 24.46, and the 7-day is sitting at 24.20. Moving averages may be used by investors and traders to shed some light on trading patterns for a specific stock. Moving averages can be used to help smooth information in order to provide a clearer picture of what is going on with the stock. Technical stock analysts may use a combination of different time periods in order to figure out the history of the equity and where it may be headed in the future. MA’s can be calculated for any time period, but two very popular time frames are the 50-day and 200-day moving averages.

By Benton Contributor