Trading: BUY @ $3.49
Signal Strength: MEDIUM
Volatility indicators highlight potential moves of a stock which can either move sharply in the updwards or downwards direction. This indicator allows stocks to be compared on a level playing field to highlight high and low volatility. Normally, falling markets are more likely to be volatile than a rising markets due to the emotion that gets tied to trading. Use volatility indicators in conjunction with other indicators to reduce exposure to false moves.
Pact (ASX:PGH) UIX index implies that the downside risk of the current trading price is high. Currently, the UIX is 9.095.
A technical indicator that measures downside risk in terms of both depth and duration of price declines. The Ulcer Index (UI) increases in value as the price moves farther away from a recent high and falls as the price rises to new highs. The indicator is usually calculated over 14 days with the UI showing the percentage drawdown a trader can expect from the high over that period. The greater the value of the UI the longer it takes for a stock to get back to the former high.
Calculation: Ulcer Index:
1) Percentage Drawdown = [(Close - 14-period High Close)/14-period High Close] x 100;
2) Squared Average = (14-period Sum of Percentage Drawdown Squared)/14;
3) Ulcer Index = Square Root of Squared Average;
PROFILE: Pact (PGH.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Ticker Codes: | PGH.AX | ASX:PGH |
Pact Group Holdings Ltd manufactures and supplies rigid plastics and metal packaging in Australia, New Zealand, China, the Philippines, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and the United States. The company operates in two segments, Pact Australia and Pact International. It primarily converts plastic resin and steel into rigid packaging and other products for customers in the food and beverage, personal care, household consumer, industrial and chemical, materials handling, infrastructure, agricultural, and other sectors. The company's products comprise yoghurt containers, cream and ice-cream containers, milk and beverage bottles, margarine tubs, food jars, meat and bakery trays, cubes, pails, tubes and cartridges, bottle caps and closures, and other customized packaging; steel drums, tinplate pails, and other metal containers; and plastic material handling, industrial, and technical products, as well as sustainability products and services. In addition, it offers materials handling solutions and associated services; contract manufacturing services for pharmaceutical and aerosol based products; recycling services; and crate pooling and hire services. Pact Group Holdings Ltd was founded in 2002 and is headquartered in Richmond, Australia.
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