Intricon Corp (IIN) Bollinger Band Reading a Hold With $19.18 Support

Traders may be narrowing in on the ATR or Average True Range indicator when reviewing technicals. At the time of writing, Intricon Corp (IIN) has a 14-day ATR of 0.99. The average true range indicator was created by J. Welles Wilder in order to measure volatility. The ATR may assist traders with figuring out the strength of a breakout or reversal in price. It is important to note that the ATR was not designed to determine price direction or to predict future prices.

Some investors may find the Williams Percent Range or Williams %R as a helpful technical indicator. Presently, Intricon Corp (IIN)’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is resting at -60.11. Values can range from 0 to -100. A reading between -80 to -100 may be typically viewed as strong oversold territory. A value between 0 to -20 would represent a strong overbought condition. As a momentum indicator, the Williams R% may be used with other technicals to help define a specific trend.

Investors may use multiple technical indicators to help spot trends and buy/sell signals. Presently, Intricon Corp (IIN) has a 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of -72.71. The CCI was developed by Donald Lambert. The assumption behind the indicator is that investment instruments move in cycles with highs and lows coming at certain periodic intervals. The original guidelines focused on creating buy/sell signals when the reading moved above +100 or below -100. Traders may also use the reading to identify overbought/oversold conditions.

Intricon Corp (IIN) is finding it’s name on investor’s trading sheets as the Trendspotter Opinion rating has reached “Buy” with first resistance at $19.98 and second resistance at $20.34.  On the other end, investors are watching the first support level of $19.18, and the second support level of $18.74.

The Average Directional Index or ADX is a popular technical indicator designed to help measure trend strength. Many traders will use the ADX in combination with other indicators in order to help formulate trading strategies. Presently, the 14-day ADX for Intricon Corp (IIN) is 15.32. In general, 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. The ADX alone was designed to measure trend strength. When combined with the Plus Directional Indicator (+DI) and Minus Directional Indicator (-DI), it can help decipher the trend direction as well.

Bollinger Bands are somewhat like moving average envelopes, but drawing calculations for both is different. In Bollinger Bands, standard deviation levels are considered to draw the upper and lower lines, whereas for Moving Average Envelopes, the lines are plotted by taking a fixed percentage. The 20-Day Bollinger Band currently is signaling a “Hold” for Intricon Corp (IIN).  This indicator can be used to identify short-term overbought and oversold zones, to confirm divergences between prices and indicators and to predict future price targets.

Taking a peek at some Moving Averages, the 200-day is at 14.68, the 50-day is 19.04, and the 7-day is sitting at 19.69. 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.