Bhp Billiton (BHP.AX)
EASE OF MOVEMENT
Trading: BUY @ $37.94
Signal Strength: MEDIUM
Volatility indicators highlight potential moves of a stock which can either move sharply in the updwards or downwards direction. This indicator allows stocks to be compared on a level playing field to highlight high and low volatility. Normally, falling markets are more likely to be volatile than a rising markets due to the emotion that gets tied to trading. Use volatility indicators in conjunction with other indicators to reduce exposure to false moves.
Bhp Billiton (ASX:BHP) current price have moved upwards on low volume. Currently, the EOM is 3.658.
The Ease of Movement (EOM) is a technical momentum indicator that is used to illustrate the relationship between the rate of an assets price change and its volume. This indicator attempts to identify the amount of volume required to move prices. Generally a value greater than zero is an indication that the stock is being accumulated (bought) and negative values are used to signal increased selling pressure. A high positive value appears when prices move upward on low volume. Strong negative numbers indicate that price is moving downward on low volume.
Calculation: Ease of Movement (EOM):
1) Distance Moved = ((H + L)/2 - (Prior H + Prior L)/2);
2) Box Ratio = ((V/100 000 000)/(H - L));
3) 1-Period EMV = ((H + L)/2 - (Prior H + Prior L)/2) / ((V/100 000 000)/(H - L));
4) 14-Period Ease of Movement = 14-Period simple moving average of 1-period EMV
PROFILE: Bhp Billiton (BHP.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Bhp Billiton
Ticker Codes: | BHP.AX | ASX:BHP |
BHP Billiton Limited discovers, acquires, develops, and markets natural resources worldwide. It operates through four segments: Petroleum, Copper, Iron Ore, and Coal. The company explores for copper, silver, lead, zinc, molybdenum, uranium, gold, and iron ores, as well as metallurgical coal, thermal energy coal, and oil and gas properties. It also engages in the mining, smelting, and refining of nickel; the provision of freight, finance, administrative, trading, marketing, and support services; and potash development activities. The company was formerly known as BHP Limited and changed its name to BHP Billiton Limited in July 2001. BHP Billiton Limited was founded in 1851 and is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia. BHP Billiton Limited is a subsidiary of BHP Billiton Group.
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