OPEN CLOSE CHANGE
Trading: SELL @ $1.13
Signal Strength: WEAK
Indicator MUST BE USED in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. Indicator can be applied to the short term timeframe but is only able to give and indication of the strength of the buyers versus sellers at the market close. This bar analysis can provide guidance on the daily battle between sellers and buyers from the companies recent trading.
Cardno (ASX:CDD) opened in the middle part of daily range at 36.4% & closed in the lower part of the trading range at 27.3%. This suggests the sellers have taken control. Over the last 12 months there has been 2 trading days with the opening price in the middle shadow & the closing the price in the lower shadow giving a confirmation ratio of 0.8%. Over the last month there has been 2 trading days with the opening price in the middle price range & the closing the price in the lower price range giving a confirmation ratio of 18.2%.
The opening and closing bar positions can add depth to assess whether buyers of sellers commitment is changing and thus which side is in control at the close of the trading session.
Calculation: Open Today Versus Close Today (OTCT):
1) If the market opens near the low and closes near the high the buyers have had control during the entire day;
2) If the market opens near the high and closes near the low the sellers have had control during the entire day;
3) If the market opens near one extreme of the range and closes near the middle of the range the side who started in control has lost commitment;
4) If the market opens near one extreme and closes near the same extreme the side who started in control has lost control;
5) If the market opens near the middle of the range and closes near one extreme control has swung to the buyers;
6) If the close is near the high and if the close is near the low the control has swung to the sellers;
7) If the market opens near the middle of the range and closes similarly neither side is strongly committed;
PROFILE: Cardno (CDD.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Ticker Codes: | CDD.AX | ASX:CDD |
Cardno Limited, a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, engages in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities worldwide. The company offers technical and economic feasibility services; planning services, such as statutory planning, urban development, master planning and design, mapping and surveying, and transportation planning; environmental consulting services in natural systems assessment and management, environmental impact assessment and monitoring, agricultural development, climate change management, conservation, and rehabilitation; and engineering design services for various structures, spaces, and systems. It also provides software and technology solutions that aid planning and design for engineers and planners in various industries; project management services across the project lifecycle; construction materials testing and inspection services for building, infrastructure, and mining projects; and construction management services consisting of construction and contract administration, construction and demolition, construction supervision, and subsurface utility engineering. In addition, the company offers asset management, condition assessment, facilities management, infrastructure, and software implementation services; management consulting services to public and private clients to optimize their investment in physical, economic, and social infrastructure projects; and development assistance services to enhance infrastructure, economic, health, educational, and governance situations of developing nations. It serves the building, land, coastal and ocean, environment, international development, management services, energy and resources, transportation, water, and defense market sectors. The company was founded in 1945 and is headquartered in Fortitude Valley, Australia.
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