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: Village Roadshow (VRL.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASXAbout Village Roadshow (ASX:VRL):
Company: Village Roadshow
Ticker Codes: | VRL.AX | ASX:VRL |
Village Roadshow Limited engages in the theme park and water park operation, film and DVD distribution, cinema exhibition, and sales promotion and loyalty program operation businesses in Australia. The company owns and operates theme parks and water parks that provide entertainment, rides, and slides for families and thrill seekers in Queensland's Gold Coast and Sydney, Australia, as well as Las Vegas. It also operates approximately 722 cinemas at 75 sites in Australia, Singapore, and the United States. In addition, the company distributes theatrical movies to cinema, pay television, and free to air television in Australia and New Zealand; theatrical, television, and children's content for electronic sell and transactional video-on-demand through iTunes, Foxtel, Telstra Bigpond, Google, YouTube, and other online platforms, as well as provides ultraviolet capability on theatrical and television releases across DVD, Blu-ray, and digital transactions; and holds distribution rights for various movies. Further, it engages in the provision of loyalty and reward solutions; and development, financing, production, marketing, and distribution of films for Greater China, Singapore, Australia, and New Zealand. The company was formerly known as De Laurentis Entertainment Limited and changed its name to Village Roadshow Limited in 1998. Village Roadshow Limited was founded in 1954 and is based in South Yarra, Australia. Village Roadshow Limited is a subsidiary of Village Roadshow Corporation Pty. Limited.