Our stock screener has spotted WILLIAMS COS INC (NYSE:WMB) as a possible breakout candidate. A technical breakout setup pattern occurs when the stock is consolidating after a nice uptrend. Whether the actual breakout occurs remains to be seen of course, but it may be interesting to keep an eye on NYSE:WMB.
ChartMill assigns a Technical Rating to every stock. This score ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The score is determined by evaluating multiple technical indicators and properties.
Taking everything into account, WMB scores 8 out of 10 in our technical rating. This is due to a decent performance in both the short and medium term time frames. Compared to the overall market, WMB is only an average performer.
ChartMill also assign a Setup Rating to every stock. With this score it is determined to what extend the stock has been trading in a range in the recent days and weeks. This score also ranges from 0 to 10 and is updated daily. The setup score evaluates various short term technical indicators. NYSE:WMB scores a 10 out of 10:
Besides having an excellent technical rating, WMB also presents a decent setup pattern. Prices have been consolidating lately. There is a resistance zone just above the current price starting at 33.88. Right above this resistance zone may be a good entry point. There is a support zone below the current price at 33.68, a Stop Loss order could be placed below this zone. We notice that large players showed an interest for WMB in the last couple of days, which is a good sign. Another positive sign is the recent Pocket Pivot signal.
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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