CONOCOPHILLIPS (COP)       102.34   -1.32 (-1.27%)

After market: 102.35 +0.01 (+0.01%)

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Will CONOCOPHILLIPS breakout?11 days ago - Chartmill

A possible breakout setup was detected on CONOCOPHILLIPS (NYSE:COP) by our stockscreener. A breakout pattern is formed when a stock consolidates after a strong rise up. We note that this pattern is detected purely based on technical analysis and whether the breakout actually materializes remains to be seen. It could be interesting to keep an eye on NYSE:COP.

COP Daily chart on 2022-09-21

Technical Analysis Observations

ChartMill assigns a Technical Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The score is determined by evaluating multiple technical indicators and properties.

Overall COP gets a technical rating of 10 out of 10. Both in the recent history as in the last year, COP has proven to be a steady performer, scoring decent points in every aspect analyzed.

  • The long and short term trends are both positive. This is looking good!
  • When comparing the yearly performance of all stocks, we notice that COP is one of the better performing stocks in the market, outperforming 98% of all stocks. We also observe that the gains produced by COP over the past year are nicely spread over this period.
  • COP is one of the better performing stocks in the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry, it outperforms 82% of 381 stocks in the same industry.
  • COP is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. This is a good signal, certainly because the S&P500 Index is currently trading in the lower part of its 52 week range.
  • In the last month COP has a been trading in the 104.76 - 118.39 range, which is quite wide. It is currently trading in the middle of this range where prices have been consolidating recently, this may present a good entry opportunity, but some resistance may be present above.
  • Volume is considerably higher in the last couple of days.

Looking at the Setup

Besides the Technical Rating, ChartMill also assign a Setup Rating to every stock. This setup score also ranges from 0 to 10 and determines to which extend the stock is consolidating. This is achieved by evaluating multiple short term technical indicators. NYSE:COP currently has a 8 as setup rating:

Besides having an excellent technical rating, COP also presents a decent setup pattern. We see reduced volatility while prices have been consolidating in the most recent period. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. There is very little resistance above the current price. Very recently a Pocket Pivot signal was observed. This is another positive sign.

How can NYSE:COP be traded?

One way to play this would be to wait for the actual breakout to happen and buy when the stock breaks out above the current consolidation zone. A possible place for a stop loss would be below this zone.

Of course, there are many ways to trade or not trade NYSE:COP and this article should in no way be interpreted as trading advice. The article is purely based on an automated technical analysis and just points out the technical observations. Always make your own analysis and trade at your own responsibility.

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