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: Flextronics Intl (FLEX)
Stock Exchange: NASDAQAbout Flextronics Intl (NASDAQ:FLEX):
Company: Flextronics Intl
Ticker Codes: | FLEX | NASDAQ:FLEX |
Flex Ltd. provides design, engineering, manufacturing, and supply chain services and solutions to original equipment manufacturers worldwide. It operates through Communications & Enterprise Compute, Consumer Technologies Group, Industrial and Emerging Industries, and High Reliability Solutions segments. The company offers various services, including innovations labs for supporting customer design and product development services from early concept stages; collective innovation platform, an ecosystem of technology solutions; Lab IX, a startup accelerator program; centers of excellence solutions in critical areas; interconnect technology center for printed circuits; and CloudLabs that enable customers to accelerate a spectrum of cloud, converged infrastructure, and datacenter strategies. It also provides design and engineering services, such as contract design and joint development manufacturing services, which cover various technical competencies comprising system architecture, user interface and industrial design, mechanical engineering, technology, enclosure systems, thermal and tooling design, electronic system design, reliability and failure analysis, and component level development engineering; and systems assembly and manufacturing services. In addition, the company offers component product solutions that include rigid and flexible printed circuit board fabrication, and power supplies; after-market and forward supply chain logistics services; and reverse logistics and repair services, which comprise returns management, exchange programs, complex repair, asset recovery, recycling, and e-waste management for consumer and midrange products, printers, smart phones, consumer medical devices, notebook personal computers, set-top boxes, game consoles, infrastructure products. The company was formerly known as Flextronics International Ltd. and changed its name to Flex Ltd. in September 2016. Flex Ltd. was founded in 1990 and is based in Singapore.