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NYSE:PBF may be ready to breakout.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Aug 30, 2023

PBF ENERGY INC-CLASS A (NYSE:PBF) has been identified as a Technical Breakout Setup Pattern by our stock screener. This pattern typically occurs when a stock takes a pause after a significant rise, indicating the possibility of a continuation in the trend. While it's impossible to predict with certainty, it might be beneficial to monitor NYSE:PBF.

PBF Daily chart on 2023-08-30

Zooming in on the technicals.

ChartMill employs a sophisticated system to assign a Technical Rating to every stock in its analysis. This rating, which ranges from 0 to 10, is determined by carefully assessing multiple technical indicators and properties.

We assign a technical rating of 8 out of 10 to PBF. Both in the recent history as in the last year, PBF 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 PBF is one of the better performing stocks in the market, outperforming 93% of all stocks.
  • PBF is part of the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry. There are 217 other stocks in this industry. PBF outperforms 93% of them.
  • PBF 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 PBF is performing more or less in line with the market.
  • In the last month PBF has a been trading in the 42.82 - 50.43 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.

Check the latest full technical report of PBF for a complete technical analysis.

How does the Setup look for NYSE:PBF

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:PBF is 9:

Besides having an excellent technical rating, PBF also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately and the volatility has been reduced. There is very little resistance above the current price. There is a support zone below the current price at 47.64, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. We notice that large players showed an interest for PBF in the last couple of days, which is a good sign. Another positive sign is the recent Pocket Pivot signal.

How to trade NYSE:PBF?

A breakout opportunity may arise when the stock surpasses the current consolidation zone and reaches new highs. Traders often wait for this breakout before considering buying the stock. To manage risk, a stop loss order could be placed below the consolidation zone to limit potential losses.

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 screener lists more breakout setups and is updated daily.


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.



NYSE:PBF (11/30/2023, 4:29:38 PM)

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