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: Opthea (OPT.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASXAbout Opthea (ASX:OPT):
Ticker Codes: | OPT.AX | ASX:OPT |
Opthea Limited develops and commercializes therapies primarily for eye disease in Australia. The company's development activities are based on the intellectual property portfolio covering Vascular Endothelial Growth Factors (VEGF) C and D, and VEGF Receptor-3 for the treatment of diseases associated with blood and lymphatic vessel growth, as well as vascular leakage. Its lead molecule is OPT-302, a soluble form of VEGFR-3, which is in Phase 1/2A clinical trial for the treatment of back of the eye diseases, such as wet age-related macular degeneration that is the cause of blindness in elderly and diabetic populations. The company was formerly known as Circadian Technologies Limited and changed its name to Opthea Limited in December 2015. Opthea Limited is based in South Yarra, Australia.