Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) fell by -0.56% in Thursday’s trading session from $75.18 to $74.76. The price has fallen in 6 of the last 10 days, but is still up by 1.01% during the last two weeks. There was a decrease in both volume and price. This is usually interpreted as a good sign as traders widely believe falling stock should see declining volume. Traded activity experienced a fall of -1.18 million shares and in total 12.18 M shares exchanged hands for about $910.27 million.
Inside MSFT’s Recent Trend
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) lies in the middle of a weak rising trend in the short term and issued considerable signs about additional rally. Short-term traders are predicted to see a rally of 6.66% over the course of a quarter and, with 90% chance the price will be floating in the range of $76.87 and $82.34 in this timeframe.
Microsoft Corporation Technical Signals
MSFT has witnessed its long term and short term MA triggering a buy signal. Many traders watch for short-term averages to cross above long-term averages to signal the beginning of a uptrend. Upon corrections, the price will meet support from the averages between $74.44 and $73.21. A break down through these support points will trigger sell signals. Some other technical concerns emerged as well, putting in risk the future growth of the stock in the next couple of days. Its pivot point high generated sell signal on Wednesday September 13, 2017, which calls for additional declines until the stock forms a new pivot point low, as this could be a buying opportunity. The downbeat movement of both volume and price during the recent session is interpreted as a good sign because traders usually believe falling stock should see declining volume.
Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Support And Resistance Levels
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) recorded volume accumulation so there will probably be a surplus of buyers at $73.79. In case of gains, the next resistance from accumulated volume will not be far away from today’s level at $74.77 and $75.18.
Accumulated volume is going to prevent the price from rising further at $74.77 and this action will lead the price to take a temporary pause or stay muted for a few days.
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Risk Assessment
The number of shares changed hands in the stock is good, indicating the interest and low risk associated with it. In the most recent session, the stock price hovered around $0.97 (1.30%) between intraday high and intraday low. Each day in the past 1 week, the average volatility remained at 1.01%.