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WILLIAMS COS INC is setting up nicely for a breakout.

By Mill Chart

Last update: Aug 18, 2023

A possible breakout setup was detected on WILLIAMS COS INC (NYSE:WMB) 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:WMB.

WMB Daily chart on 2023-08-18

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.

We assign a technical rating of 8 out of 10 to WMB. Although WMB is only a medium performer in the overall market, the technical picture looks good in both the medium and short term time frames.

  • Both the short term and long term trends are positive. This is a very positive sign.
  • WMB 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 WMB is performing more or less in line with the market.
  • In the last month WMB has a been trading in the 33.27 - 35.46 range, which is quite wide. It is currently trading near the high of this range.
  • When comparing the yearly performance of all stocks, we notice that WMB is one of the better performing stocks in the market, outperforming 83% of all stocks. However, this relatively good performance is mostly due to a recent big move.
  • WMB is part of the Oil, Gas & Consumable Fuels industry. There are 217 other stocks in this industry, WMB did better than 60% of them.

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

Why is NYSE:WMB a setup?

Besides the Technical Rating, ChartMill assigns a Setup Rating to every stock to determine the degree of consolidation. This rating, ranging from 0 to 10, is updated daily and evaluates various short-term technical indicators. NYSE:WMB currently holds a 8 as its setup rating, suggesting a particular level of consolidation in the stock.

Besides having an excellent technical rating, WMB also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately and the volatility has been reduced. A pullback is taking place, which may present a nice opportunity for an entry. There is a support zone below the current price at 33.67, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone.

Trading breakout setups.

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.

Please note that this article should not be construed as trading advice. The information provided is solely based on automated technical analysis and serves to highlight technical observations. It is important to conduct your own analysis and make trading decisions based on your own judgment and responsibility.

More breakout setups can be found in our Breakout screener.


Important Note: The content of this article is not intended as trading advice. It is essential to perform your own analysis and exercise caution when making trading decisions. The article presents observations created by automated analysis but does not guarantee any trading or investment outcomes. Always trade responsibly and make independent judgments.



NYSE:WMB (12/8/2023, 7:24:02 PM)

After market: 35.52 0 (0%)


+0.59 (+1.69%)

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