SMS Pharmaceuticals Limited (SMSPHARMA.NS) Climbs 2.05% For the Week

Shares of SMS Pharmaceuticals Limited (SMSPHARMA.NS) have been trending up over the past five bars, revealing solid bullish momentum for the shares, as they ran 2.05% for the week.  Surveying further out we note that the shares have moved 11.66% over the past 4-weeks, 0.70% over the past half year and -28.87% over the past full year.

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SMS Pharmaceuticals Limited (SMSPHARMA.NS)’s Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R is currently at -30.71. In general, if the reading goes above -20, the stock may be considered to be overbought. Alternately, if the indicator goes under -80, this may show the stock as being oversold. The Williams Percent Range or Williams %R is a technical indicator that was developed to calculate overbought and oversold market conditions. The Williams %R indicator helps show the relative situation of the current price close to the course being observed.

We can also take a look at the Average Directional Index or ADX of SMS Pharmaceuticals Limited (SMSPHARMA.NS). The ADX is used to calculate trend strength. ADX calculations are made based on the moving average price range expansion over a specified amount of time. ADX is charted as a line with values ranging from 0 to 100. The indicator is non-directional meaning that it gauges trend strength whether the stock price is trending higher or lower. The 14-day ADX currently sits at 30.05. In general, and ADX value from 0-25 would represent an absent or weak trend. A value of 25-50 would indicate a strong trend. A value of 50-75 would indicate a very strong trend, and a value of 75-100 would signify an extremely strong trend. At the time of writing, the 14-day Commodity Channel Index (CCI) is 64.20. Developed by Donald Lambert, the CCI is a versatile mechanism that may be used to assist spot an emerging trend or provide warning of extreme conditions. CCI generally measures the current price relative to the average price level over a specific time course. CCI is relatively high when prices are much higher than average, and relatively low when prices are much lower than the average.

A commonly used mechanism among technical stock analysts is the moving average. Moving averages are considered to be lagging indicators that simply take the average price of a stock over a certain course of time. Moving averages can be very useful for identifying peaks and troughs. They may also be used to assist the trader understand proper support and resistance levels for the stock. Currently, the 200-day MA for SMS Pharmaceuticals Limited (SMSPHARMA.NS) is sitting at 70.43. The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is a momentum oscillator that measures the speed and change of stock price movements. The RSI was developed by J. Welles Wilder, and it oscillates between 0 and 100. Generally, the RSI is considered to be oversold when it falls below 30 and overbought when it heads above 70. RSI can be used to detect general trends as well as finding divergences and failure swings. The 14-day RSI is currently standing at 61.48, the 7-day is 62.94, and the 3-day is resting at 63.00.

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