EASE OF MOVEMENT
Trading: HOLD @ $0.91
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.
The Ease of Movement (EOM) is a technical momentum indicator that is used to illustrate the relationship between the rate of an assets price change and its volume. This indicator attempts to identify the amount of volume required to move prices. Generally a value greater than zero is an indication that the stock is being accumulated (bought) and negative values are used to signal increased selling pressure. A high positive value appears when prices move upward on low volume. Strong negative numbers indicate that price is moving downward on low volume.
Calculation: Ease of Movement (EOM):
1) Distance Moved = ((H + L)/2 - (Prior H + Prior L)/2);
2) Box Ratio = ((V/100 000 000)/(H - L));
3) 1-Period EMV = ((H + L)/2 - (Prior H + Prior L)/2) / ((V/100 000 000)/(H - L));
4) 14-Period Ease of Movement = 14-Period simple moving average of 1-period EMV
PROFILE: Watpac (WTP.AX)
Stock Exchange: ASX
Ticker Codes: | WTP.AX | ASX:WTP |
Watpac Limited operates as a construction and civil and mining services company in Australia. The company operates through three segments: Contracting, Civil & Mining, and Property. It offers building, refurbishment, project management, and construction management services to sports, health and science, defense, education, residential, commercial, retail, and industrial sectors, as well as to resource companies, airports, and real estate investment trusts; and local, state, and federal governments. The company also provides mining services, such as project management, contract open-cut mining, drilling and blasting, and mineral and processing facilities; and civil services comprising mine access and haul roads, tailings dams, airfields, storage dams, marine works, bulk earthworks, bridge works, road works, drainage, pipework, and HDPE liner installation services. In addition, it is involved in the development, sale, trading, and lease of commercial, residential, and industrial properties, as well as retail properties. Further, the company undertakes technical refurbishment projects through a range of areas, including aged care, health, commercial, education, food-related facilities, and various other construction disciplines. Watpac Limited was founded in 1983 and is headquartered in Newstead, Australia.
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