PPG INDUSTRIES INC is setting up nicely for a breakout.

PPG INDUSTRIES INC (PPG)       130.42   +0.08 (+0.06%)

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PPG INDUSTRIES INC is setting up nicely for a breakout.7 days ago - Chartmill

A possible breakout setup was detected on PPG INDUSTRIES INC (NYSE:PPG) 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:PPG.

PPG Daily chart on 2023-01-25

Technical analysis of NYSE:PPG

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.

Overall PPG gets a technical rating of 7 out of 10. This is due to a decent performance in both the short and medium term time frames. Compared to the overall market, PPG 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.
  • When compared to the yearly performance of all other stocks, PPG outperforms 54% of them, which is more or less in line with the market.
  • PPG is part of the Chemicals industry. There are 122 other stocks in this industry, PPG did better than 50% of them.
  • PPG 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 PPG has a been trading in the 122.53 - 133.37 range, which is quite wide. It is currently trading in the middle of this range, so some resistance may be found above.
  • Volume is considerably higher in the last couple of days.

How do we evaluate the setup for NYSE:PPG?

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:PPG this score is currently 9:

PPG has an excellent technical rating and also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately and the volatility has been reduced. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 131.34. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 130.03, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. Very recently a Pocket Pivot signal was observed. This is another positive sign.

How to trade NYSE:PPG?

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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