In technical analysis of securities trading the stochastic oscillator is a momentum indicator that uses support and resistance levels. Dr George Lane developed this indicator in the late 1950s. The term stochastic refers to the point of a current price in relation to its price range over a period of time. This method attempts to predict price turning points by comparing the closing price of a security to its price range.
Calculation: Stochastic Oscillator:
1) %K = (Current Close - Lowest Low)/(Highest High - Lowest Low) * 100;
2) %D = 3-day SMA of %K Lowest Low = lowest low for the look-back period Highest High = highest high for the look-back period %K is multiplied by 100 to move the decimal point two places;
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Company: Ainsworth Game Technology
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Ainsworth Game Technology Limited designs, develops, produces, leases, sells, and services gaming machines, and other related equipment and services. The company offers gaming products, entertaining standalone progressives, and linked games. It also operates in the online gaming markets, including social gaming and licensed ?Real Money' gambling markets. The company operates in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the United States, and Europe. Ainsworth Game Technology Limited was founded in 1995 and is headquartered in Newington, Australia. As of January 5, 2018, Ainsworth Game Technology Limited operates as a subsidiary of Novomatic AG.