Fletcher Building (FBU.AX)
Trading: HOLD @ $4.69
Signal Strength: MEDIUM
Fletcher Building (ASX:FBU) currently has positive momentum of 0.28. This means the current price is greater than the price 14 days ago and therefore gaining momentum.
Indicator can be used in isolation or in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. This indicator has the ability to detect the speed of movement & give an early signal for a potential movement. By understanding the rate at which the price is moving in respect to the stocks historical trades, enables positions to be set in place based on changes in the speed of movement
Momentum measures the rate of change in closing prices and is used to detect trend weakness and likely reversal points. It is often underrated because of its simplicity. High Momentum readings (positive or negative) occur when a trend is at its strongest. Lower readings are found at the start and end of trends. Overbought and oversold levels are set separately for each security based on the performance of the indicator over past cycles.
Calculation: Momentum Oscillator (MOM):
1) Closing Price [today] - Closing Price [n days ago];
PROFILE: Fletcher Building (FBU.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Fletcher Building
Ticker Codes: | FBU.AX | ASX:FBU |
Fletcher Building Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building and construction products in New Zealand, Australia, and internationally. Its Building Products segment manufactures, distributes, and markets building products, such as concrete pipes and products, cement and aggregates, plastic pipes, and building materials for commercial and residential markets. The company's International segment provides laminate and surface products for commercial and residential spaces; decorative wood panels and laminates, particle boards, medium density fiber boards, and other decorative products; and pressed metal roof tiles. Its Distribution segment distributes building, plumbing, pipeline, and steel products. The company's Residential and Land Development segment develops land holdings for residential and commercial use, as well as operates as a residential home builder. Its Construction segment builds and maintains commercial buildings and infrastructure projects. Fletcher Building Limited was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Auckland, New Zealand.
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