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Good technical signals and a possible breakout for ENERPLUS CORP.

By Mill Chart

Last update: May 16, 2024

Our stockscreener has identified a possible breakout setup on ENERPLUS CORP (NYSE:ERF). This occurs when the stock consolidates following a significant upward movement. While the breakout outcome cannot be guaranteed, it may be worth monitoring NYSE:ERF for potential opportunities.

ERF Daily chart on 2024-05-16

Zooming in on the technicals.

At ChartMill, a crucial aspect of their analysis is the assignment of a Technical Rating to each stock. This rating, ranging from 0 to 10, is calculated daily by considering numerous technical indicators and properties.

Taking everything into account, ERF scores 10 out of 10 in our technical rating. This is due to a consistent performance in both the short and longer term time frames. Also compared to the overall market, ERF is showing a nice and steady performance.

  • Both the short term and long term trends are positive. This is a very positive sign.
  • When comparing the yearly performance of all stocks, we notice that ERF is one of the better performing stocks in the market, outperforming 87% of all stocks. On top of that, ERF also shows a nice and consistent pattern of rising prices.
  • ERF is one of the better performing stocks in the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry, it outperforms 81% of 213 stocks in the same industry.
  • ERF is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. The S&P500 Index however is currently trading near a new high, so ERF is lagging the market slightly.
  • In the last month ERF has a been trading in the 19.02 - 20.58 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.

Our latest full technical report of ERF contains the most current technical analsysis.

Looking at the Setup

ChartMill incorporates a Setup Rating in its analysis, which measures the extent of consolidation in a stock over recent days and weeks. This rating, ranging from 0 to 10, is updated daily and takes into account multiple short-term technical indicators. The current setup rating for NYSE:ERF is 9:

Besides having an excellent technical rating, ERF also presents a decent setup pattern. We see reduced volatility while prices have been consolidating in the most recent period. There is very little resistance above the current price. There is a support zone below the current price at 19.57, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. Another positive sign is the recent Pocket Pivot signal.

How can NYSE:ERF be traded?

One strategy to consider is waiting for the actual breakout to occur, where the stock breaks out above the current consolidation zone. Traders can then enter a buy position, anticipating further upward momentum. As a risk management measure, it is advisable to set a stop loss order below the consolidation zone.

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to provide trading advice. It is crucial to conduct your own analysis and consider your own observations and trading style when making investment decisions. The article solely presents technical observations and should not be relied upon as a sole basis for trading.

Our Breakout screener lists more breakout setups and is updated daily.

Keep in mind

This article should in no way be interpreted as advice in any way. The article is based on the observed metrics at the time of writing, but you should always make your own analysis and trade or invest at your own responsibility.

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ENERPLUS CORP

NYSE:ERF (5/29/2024, 7:04:00 PM)

After market: 20.19 0 (0%)

20.19

-0.36 (-1.75%)

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