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A Look at AT&T’s MACD and RSI Metrics

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AT&T’s technical indicators

In the final part of this series, we’ll take a look at AT&T’s (T) technical indicators and compare them with its rivals in the US telecom space. On November 10, 2017, AT&T stock was trading at $34.22.

On November 10, AT&T stock was trading 0.1% below its 20-day moving average of $34.27, 5.9% below its 50-day moving average of $36.36, and 7.5% below its 100-day moving average of $37.01.

On November 10, 2017, AT&T has a 14-day RSI (or relative strength index) score of 40, compared with Verizon’s (VZ) score of 7, T-Mobile’s (TMUS) score of 33, and Sprint’s (S) 38.

If a stock’s 14-day RSI reading is higher than 70, it implies an impending fall in price, whereas a 14-day RSI reading lower than 30 implies a possible rise in price.

MACD

On November 10, 2017, AT&T has a moving average convergence divergence (or MACD) of ~-1.1. T-Mobile’s MACD is ~-1.1, Verizon’s is -0.53, and Sprint’s MACD is -0.34.

The MACD relates to the difference between a stock’s long-term and short-term moving averages. A positive MACD reading suggests that a stock is in an upward trading trend, while a negative MACD reading suggests a downward trading trend.

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