The purpose of the Bollinger Bands is to provide a relative definition of high and low. By definition prices are high at the upper band and low at the lower band. This definition can aid in rigorous pattern recognition and is useful in comparing price action of the action of indicators to arrive at systematic trading decision.
Calculation: Bollinger Bands:
1) Middle Band = 20-day simple moving average (SMA);
2) Upper Band = 20-day SMA + (20-day standard deviation of price x 2);
3) Lower Band = 20-day SMA - (20-day standard deviation of price x 2);
PROFILE: Meridian Energy (MEZ.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASXAbout Meridian Energy (ASX:MEZ):
Company: Meridian Energy
Ticker Codes: | MEZ.AX | ASX:MEZ |
Meridian Energy Limited engages in the generation, trading, and retail of electricity. The company generates electricity primarily through water and wind resources. It operates seven hydro stations and five wind farms in New Zealand; owns and operates two wind farms in Australia; and a solar farm in Tongatapu, Tonga. The company provides its electricity to residential, business, and industrial customers. It operates under the Meridian and Powershop brand names. The company also provides management, insurance, financing, professional, trustee, and software development services. Meridian Energy Limited was incorporated in 1998 and is based in Wellington, New Zealand.