Good technical signals and a possible breakout for MARSH & MCLENNAN COS.

MARSH & MCLENNAN COS (MMC)       174.685   -0.22 (-0.13%)


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Good technical signals and a possible breakout for MARSH & MCLENNAN COS.9 days ago - Chartmill

MARSH & MCLENNAN COS (NYSE:MMC) was identified as a Technical Breakout Setup Pattern by our stockscreener. Such a pattern occurs when we see a pause in a strong uptrend: after a strong rise the stock is consolidating a bit and at some point the trend may be continued. Whether this actually happens can not be predicted of course, but it may be a good idea to keep and eye on NYSE:MMC.

MMC Daily chart on 2023-01-23

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

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

We assign a technical rating of 7 out of 10 to MMC. This is due to a decent performance in both the short and medium term time frames. Compared to the overall market, MMC is only an average performer.

  • The long term trend is positive and the short term trend is neutral. The long term trend gets the benefit of the doubt for now.
  • MMC is part of the Insurance industry. There are 149 other stocks in this industry. MMC outperforms 71% of them.
  • Looking at the yearly performance, MMC did better than 83% of all other stocks. However, this relatively good performance is mostly due to a recent big move.
  • MMC is currently trading in the middle of its 52 week range. This is in line with the S&P500 Index, which is also trading in the middle of its range.
  • In the last month MMC has a been trading in the 163.56 - 175.00 range, which is quite wide. It is currently trading in the middle of this range, so some resistance may be found above.

How do we evaluate the setup for NYSE:MMC?

Next to the Technical Rating, the Setup Rating of a stock determines to which extend the stock is consolidating. This score also ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The setup score evaluates various short term technical indicators. For NYSE:MMC this score is currently 9:

MMC 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 resistance zone just above the current price starting at 173.16. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 171.67, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. Very recently a Pocket Pivot signal was observed. This is another positive sign.

Trading setups like NYSE:MMC

For a potential trade one would typically wait until the stock breaks out of the consolidation zone to enter the stock and it could be sold again for a loss when it would fall back below the 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.

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