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;
PROFILE: Beston Global Food (BFC.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASXAbout Beston Global Food (ASX:BFC):
Company: Beston Global Food
Ticker Codes: | BFC.AX | ASX:BFC |
Beston Global Food Company Limited, together with its subsidiaries, invests in food and beverage businesses in Australia and internationally. It operates in five segments: Dairy, Seafood, Health, Meat, and Distribution. The company owns dairy farms that offer milk, yoghurt, flavored milk, hard and soft cheese, quark, and butter; harvests, processes, packages, and distributes live, chilled, and frozen seafood; and produces and processes meat products. It also develops and produces health and well-being focused food, beverage, and pharmaceutical products; processes high pH natural spring water; and develops and commercializes end-to-end food traceability and anti-counterfeit technology solutions. The company distributes its products through third parties, as well as its e-commerce platform. Beston Global Food Company Limited was incorporated in 2014 and is based in Adelaide, Australia.