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MCCORMICK & CO-NON VTG SHRS is setting up nicely for a breakout.

By Mill Chart

Last update: May 25, 2023

A possible breakout setup was detected on MCCORMICK & CO-NON VTG SHRS (NYSE:MKC) 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:MKC.

MKC Daily chart on 2023-05-25

What is the technical picture of NYSE:MKC telling us.

ChartMill assigns a proprietary Technical Rating to each stock. The score is computed daily by evaluating various technical indicators and properties. The score ranges from 0 to 10.

Taking everything into account, MKC scores 7 out of 10 in our technical rating. This is due to a decent performance in both the short and medium term time frames. Compared to the overall market, MKC is only an average performer.

  • The long term trend is positive and the short term trend is neutral. The long term trend may just continue or reversal may be around the corner!
  • MKC is one of the better performing stocks in the Food Products industry, it outperforms 78% of 98 stocks in the same industry.
  • MKC is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. The S&P500 Index is also trading in the upper part of its 52 week range, so MKC is performing more or less in line with the market.
  • In the last month MKC has a been trading in the 84.87 - 91.17 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.
  • Looking at the yearly performance, MKC did better than 83% of all other stocks. However, this overall performance is mostly based on the strong move around 4 months ago.

How does the Setup look for NYSE:MKC

ChartMill also assign a Setup Rating to every stock. With this score it is determined to what extend the stock has been trading in a range in the recent days and weeks. This score also ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The setup score evaluates various short term technical indicators. NYSE:MKC scores a 8 out of 10:

MKC has an excellent technical rating and also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. There is a support zone below the current price at 87.68, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. Very recently a Pocket Pivot signal was observed. This is another positive sign.

How can NYSE:MKC be traded?

A breakout could materialize when the stock breaks out to new highs above the current consolidation zone. One could wait for this to happen and buy when this happens. A stop loss could be placed below the consolidation zone.

This article should in no way be interpreted as trading advice. You should always make your own analysis and trade or not trade based on your own observations and style. The article is based purely on some technical observations.

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



NYSE:MKC (5/24/2023, 7:12:16 PM)

After market: 87.69 0 (0%)


+0.4 (+0.46%)

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