AT&T’s moving averages
Now let’s look at AT&T’s (T) technicals and compare them to those of its rivals in the telecommunications space. Recently, AT&T rose above its short-term (20-day) moving average, which indicates a bullish sentiment in the company.
On February 15, AT&T stock closed the trading day at $30.47. Based on this figure, the stock was trading 1.2% above its 20-day moving average of $30.10, 1.9% above its 50-day moving average of $29.91, and 1.0% below its 100-day moving average of $30.77.
Relative strength index
On February 15, AT&T had a 14-day RSI (relative strength index) level of 57. The 14-day RSI level is a technical indicator that measures the intensity of investor sentiments. It’s measured on a scale of 0–100, with higher than 70 indicating overbought status, lower than 30 denoting oversold status, and ~50 indicating no buying or selling trend.
AT&T’s current 14-day RSI level indicates that the stock is neither oversold nor overbought. In comparison, T-Mobile, Sprint, and Verizon have 14-day RSI readings of 67, 60, and 50, respectively.