NYSE:OXY may be ready to breakout.

OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP (OXY)       69.07   -0.42 (-0.6%)


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NYSE:OXY may be ready to breakout.8 days ago - Chartmill

OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP (NYSE:OXY) 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:OXY.

OXY Daily chart on 2022-11-23

Technical Analysis Observations

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.

Overall OXY gets a technical rating of 9 out of 10. Both in the recent history as in the last year, OXY has proven to be a steady performer, scoring decent points in every aspect analyzed.

  • The short term is neutral, but the long term trend is still positive. Not much to worry about for now.
  • Looking at the yearly performance, OXY did better than 99% of all other stocks. On top of that, OXY also shows a nice and consistent pattern of rising prices.
  • OXY is one of the better performing stocks in the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry, it outperforms 93% of 390 stocks in the same industry.
  • OXY is currently trading in the upper part of its 52 week range. The market is still in the middle of its 52 week range, so OXY slightly outperforms the market at the moment.
  • In the last month OXY has a been trading in the 66.77 - 76.11 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.

How does the Setup look for NYSE:OXY

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:OXY this score is currently 8:

OXY has an excellent technical rating and also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 74.33. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 72.37, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. We notice that large players showed an interest for OXY in the last couple of days, which is a good sign.

Trading setups like NYSE:OXY

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.

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.

Every day, new breakout setups can be found on ChartMill in our Breakout analyzer.

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