Trading: SELL @ $5.72
Signal Strength: WEAK
Indicator MUST BE USED in additional to another technical indicator to confirmation for trading entry. Indicator can be applied to the short term timeframe but is only able to give and indication of the strength of the buyers versus sellers at the market close. This bar analysis can provide guidance on the daily battle between sellers and buyers from the companies recent trading.
Santos (ASX:STO) sellers are keener than buyers and are driving the price down. There has been 4 consecutive days of price decline for STO adding strength to a downtrend in the first timeframe. The biggest downward movement this month has been -5.0 & the greatest daily negative change this year has been -65.4. The longest consecutive downswing rally over the last 12 months has been 8 days giving a total rally downward movement of -66.7%. This quarter, the largest downswing rally has been 5 days giving a total rally downward movement of -60.9%. The loss ratio for price rise in the first timeframe for the last 12 months is 0x giving a total win/loss ratio of 0.3x. Over the last month the average daily downward movement has been -2.500000%
The only price most market participants look at is the closing price in relation to the previous day’s close. As such the position of the close has the ability to highlight recent performance and indirectly the keenness of traders.
[Calculations] Close Today Versus Close Yesterday (CTCY):
1) [Close] > [Close Yesterday] = Buyers keener than sellers;
2) [Close] < [Close Yesterday] = Sellers keener than buyers;
3) [Close] = [Close Yesterday] = Neither are keener
PROFILE: Santos (STO.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Ticker Codes: | STO.AX | ASX:STO |
Santos Limited explores for, develops, produces, transports, and markets hydrocarbons for homes, businesses, and major industries in Australia and Asia. The company produces natural gas, such as liquefied petroleum gas, ethane, methane, coal seam gas, liquefied natural gas, shale gas, and condensate, as well as oil. Its proved plus probable petroleum reserves include 848 million barrels of oil equivalent. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Adelaide, Australia.
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