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WEIGHTED MOVING AVERAGE
Trading: SELL @ $2.56
Signal Strength: STRONG
Indicator can be used in isolation or in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. This indicator has the ability to highlight trends across numerous timeframes. This indicator has the ability to smooth historical results to illustrate trend initiation and status. Although this is a simple trend following indicator & can provide good results when coupled with the right indicator. Note, this indicator does not work well in ranging markets producing unwanted whipsaws and false signals.
Metcash (ASX:MTS) currently has a confirmed downtrend. Recent trading has caused the WMA 15 day average to move below the closing price confirming the short term trend following indicator. Currently, the return on WMA15 is -2.3%.
Weighted moving averages (WMA) are difficult to construct but more reliable than the simple moving averages. WMA permits an unequal weighting on prior time periods.
Calculation: Weighted Moving Average (WMA):
1) Ft= W1At-1 + WnAt-n
PROFILE: Metcash (MTS.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Ticker Codes: | MTS.AX | ASX:MTS |
Metcash Limited operates as a wholesale distribution and marketing company in Australia and New Zealand. It operates through Food & Grocery, Liquor, and Hardware segments. The Food & Grocery segment distributes a range of products and services to independent supermarket and convenience retail outlets. The Liquor segment engages in the distribution of liquor products to retail outlets and hotels. The Hardware segment distributes hardware products to independent retail outlets; and operates company owned retail stores. The company serves independent retailers in the food, liquor, and hardware sectors. Metcash Limited was founded in 1920 and is based in Macquarie Park, Australia.
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