Trading: SELL @ $1.005
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.
Cardno (ASX:CDD) UIX index implies that the downside risk of the current trading price is low. Currently, the UIX is 4.95.
A technical indicator that measures downside risk in terms of both depth and duration of price declines. The Ulcer Index (UI) increases in value as the price moves farther away from a recent high and falls as the price rises to new highs. The indicator is usually calculated over 14 days with the UI showing the percentage drawdown a trader can expect from the high over that period. The greater the value of the UI the longer it takes for a stock to get back to the former high.
Calculation: Ulcer Index:
1) Percentage Drawdown = [(Close - 14-period High Close)/14-period High Close] x 100;
2) Squared Average = (14-period Sum of Percentage Drawdown Squared)/14;
3) Ulcer Index = Square Root of Squared Average;
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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