Ichimoku Cloud Indicator Review for ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO): Base Line Touches 10.605

Investors are usually striving to find that next big stock to add to the portfolio. With markets still riding high, investors will be closely watching the numbers as companies start reporting quarterly earnings results. Investors will also be keeping an eye on key economic data over the next few weeks. Many individual investors will approach the stock market from various angles. This may include following fundamental and technical information, and it may also include following analyst projections.

The Donchian Channels indicator can be used to figure out if a market is overbought or oversold. A price breakthrough of either the upper or lower band may signal these conditions. The current reading for the 20 day lower band on shares of ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO) is 8.93. The current reading for the 20 day upper band is 12.69.

Traders often use pivot point analysis to calculate proper support and resistance levels. Pivot points can be used as markers for traders to identify entry and exit positions. We can now take a look at some one month pivot points:

Fibonacci: 11.006667
Fibonacci support 1: 9.757526
Fibonacci support 2: 8.985806
Woodie: 11.1775
Woodie support 1: 9.855
Woodie resistance 1: 13.125
Camarilla: 11.006667
Classic: 11.006667
Classic resistance 1: 12.783334
Classic support 1: 9.513333

Looking at the stock’s volatility, we note that the current reading is 5.1409616. High volatility may show how the stock’s value can possibly be spread out over a larger range of values. Lower volatility points to the fact that a stock tends to be steadier. Weekly stock volatility clocks in at 12.479648 while volatility for the month comes in at 10.9358. The current Bull Bear Power reading for the stock is 1.7472416.

Traders have the ability to use many different indicators when studying stocks. The Ichimoku Cloud is a highly popular indicator that helps display support and resistance. Looking at some Ichimoku levels, we note that the Ichimoku Cloud Base Line level is 10.605. The Ichimoku Could Conversion Line reading is 11.895. From another angle, the Ichimoku Lead 1 is presently 9.42, and the Lead 2 level is 7.63.

Investors are often searching through all the numbers to help decide which stocks to purchase. Taking a closer look at shares of ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO), we see that the stock’s latest close price was 12.27. Tracking historical price information can help investors see the bigger picture when looking at a stock. Since the beginning of the year, shares have seen a change of 136.87259. Over the last full year, shares have moved -60.226906. Bringing the focus in, the stock has changed 19.707317 over the past three months, 44.864227 over the last month, and 25.846153 over the last week. Traders will be closely watching to see what happens to the stock price over the next couple of sessions.

Scanning the levels on shares of ION Geophysical Corporation (NYSE:IO), investors might be seeing how close the current price is in relation to some historical high and low prices. Looking out over the previous 3 months, we note that the high/low is 12.76/4.53. Over the past 1 month, the high/low is 12.76/7.46. Looking back over the last full-year, the high price is 32.45, and the low price sits at 4.53. For the last six months, the high was seen at 18.35, and the low was noted at
4.53.

Technical analysts will note that the Awesome Oscillator reading is presently 2.0395148. This oscillator may fluctuate above and below a zero line and can be used to create a wide variety of trading signals.

Investors might be looking to sharpen the gaze and focus on recent market action. As we move into the second part of the year, everyone will be watching to see which way the stock market momentum shifts. Many believe that the bulls are still charging while others feel like the bears may be waiting in the wings. There are various schools of thought when it comes to trading stocks. Investors may have to first asses their appetite for risk in order to start creating a solid investment plan.