The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is one of multiple popular technical indicators created by J. Welles Wilder. Most sudden stock spikes or dips demand the attention of anyone who is keeping a watchful eye.
In fact, according to recent findings from a Gallup Poll, the percentage of USA adults invested in the stock market is very close to 1997 levels (near a 20-year low), so it is clear that not everyone has been along for the rally. Free cash flow (FCF) is the cash produced by the company minus capital expenditure. Typically, the higher the current ratio the better, as the company may be more capable of paying back its obligations. While there may be no clear cut answers to the questions, professional investors work tirelessly to understand equity market nuances.
Shares of iShares MSCI Cntry Asa Jpn Idx Fnd ETF (NASDAQ:AAXJ) opened at 67.22 on Friday.
We can now take a quick look at some historical stock price index data. iShares Trust - iShares MSCI EAFE ETF (ARCA:EFA) presently has a 10 month price index of 1.16068. Looking at some alternate time periods, the 12 month price index is 1.15617, the 24 month is 1.03012, and the 36 month is 1.03302. A ratio over one represents an increase in the stock price over the six month time frame. From the start of the calendar year, shares have been 16.75%. The Q.i. value may help identify companies that are undervalued.
As of late, the Street has taken a bit closer look at shares of SPDR MSCI USA StrategicFactors ETF (ASX:QUS). A reading over 70 would indicate that the stock is overbought, and possibly overvalued. This indicator compares the closing price of a stock in relation to the highs and lows over a certain time period. Moving averages can be used to help filter out the day to day noise created by other factors. Moving averages can be very helpful for spotting peaks and troughs.
The ETF is -3.77% of its 52-Week High and 12.19% of its low, and is now having ATR of 0.35. Moving out to look at the previous month performance, the stock is at 1.85%. This year's performance is 9.98% while this quarter's performance is -3.30%. The Price Range 52 Weeks is one of the tools that investors use to determine the lowest and highest price at which a stock has traded in the previous 52 weeks.