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: Navitas (NVT.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Ticker Codes: | NVT.AX | ASX:NVT |
Navitas Limited provides educational services for students and professionals in Australia, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, Canada, the United States, and internationally. It operates through University Partnerships and Careers & Industry segments. The University Partnerships segment offers pre-university and university pathway programs that focus on providing pre and first-year university courses to international students who do not qualify for direct entry to partner universities due to either language or academic record. The Careers & Industry segment delivers education programs in the area of creative media, including audio, film, and multimedia courses; and English language tuition and jobs skills training services, as well as higher and vocational education services in health, security, and psychology. The company was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Perth, Australia.
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