PowerShares DWA Tactical Sector Rotation Portfolio (DWTR): Span A is Below Span B

Tracking the levels for PowerShares DWA Tactical Sector Rotation Portfolio (DWTR), we have seen that after a recent glance, Span A is currently lower than Span B. This indicator position may have traders watching for a bearish move.

Taking a peek at some Moving Averages, the 200-day is at 24.98, the 50-day is 25.66, and the 7-day is sitting at 25.94. The moving average is a popular tool among technical stock analysts. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a specific period of time. Moving averages can be very useful for identifying peaks and troughs. They may also be used to help the trader figure out proper support and resistance levels for the stock.

PowerShares DWA Tactical Sector Rotation Portfolio (DWTR) presently has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 91.67. Typically, the CCI oscillates above and below a zero line. Normal oscillations tend to stay in the range of -100 to +100. A CCI reading of +100 may represent overbought conditions, while readings near -100 may indicate oversold territory. Although the CCI indicator was developed for commodities, it has become a popular tool for equity evaluation as well.

Sharp investors may be looking to examine the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R. Developed by Larry Williams, this indicator helps spot overbought and oversold market conditions. The Williams %R shows how the current closing price compares to previous highs/lows over a specified period. PowerShares DWA Tactical Sector Rotation Portfolio (DWTR)’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is sitting at -24.62. Typically, if the value heads above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. On the flip side, if the indicator goes under -80, this may signal that the stock is oversold.

Traders are keeping a keen eye on shares of PowerShares DWA Tactical Sector Rotation Portfolio (DWTR). The Average Directional Index or ADX may prove to be an important tool for trading and investing. The ADX is a technical indicator developed by J. Welles Wilder used to determine the strength of a trend. The ADX is often used along with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI) to identify the direction of the trend. Presently, the 14-day ADX is resting at 20.93. Generally speaking, an ADX value from 0-25 would indicate an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would indicate a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would signal a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would indicate an extremely strong trend.

Taking a look at other technical levels, the 3-day RSI stands at 48.74, the 7-day sits at 59.83 and the 14-day (most common) is at 57.07. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is an often employed momentum oscillator that is used to measure the speed and change of stock price movements. When charted, the RSI can serve as a visual means to monitor historical and current strength or weakness in a certain market. This measurement is based on closing prices over a specific period of time. As a momentum oscillator, the RSI operates in a set range. This range falls on a scale between 0 and 100. If the RSI is closer to 100, this may indicate a period of stronger momentum. On the flip side, an RSI near 0 may signal weaker momentum. The RSI was originally created by J. Welles Wilder which was introduced in his 1978 book “New Concepts in Technical Trading Systems”.

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