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: Huon Aquaculture (HUO.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Company: Huon Aquaculture
Ticker Codes: | HUO.AX | ASX:HUO |
Huon Aquaculture Group Limited, together with its subsidiaries, hatches, farms, processes, markets, and sells Atlantic salmon and ocean trout in Australia. It also exports its products internationally. The company was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Dover, Australia. Huon Aquaculture Group Limited is a subsidiary of Surveyors Investments Pty Ltd.
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