WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:WFBI) Stock Technicals Hit Strength
(WFBI Stock Price as of Publication: $28.17)
This is a technical analysis stock rating for WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:WFBI) . The company has a four bull technical rating which indicates some strength. The risk here is a potentially overbought situation, but for now, the stock price is moving slightly higher and does have room to rise before it hits an overbought technical rating of five bulls.
WFBI is up +21.7% over the last three months and up +25.0% over the last six months. The stock price is up +36.7% over the last year. The current stock price is $28.17.
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Note the stock price at publication ($28.17), since the technical rating is based on intraday stock prices.
Technicals | Support: 27.33 | Resistance: 28.98
Golden Cross Alert: The 50 day MA is now above the 200 day moving average.
Swing Golden Cross Alert: The short-term 10 day moving average is now above the 50 day moving average.
WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc has a four bull (high rated) technical rating because the stock is trading above its 10-, 50-and 200- day simple moving averages and even though the stock is down on the day, the 10 day moving average is above the 50 day moving average (also called a "swing golden cross").
The general theory behind ratings follows the line of thought that as stock prices rise or fall abruptly, they appear on various scan results and that creates a reinforcing trend for the stock price in a direction. It's a mix of art and science, but for the technically focused trader it can be a powerful input to the overall analysis.
WashingtonFirst Bankshares Inc (NASDAQ:WFBI) rating statistics:
10-day moving average: $28.12
50-day moving average: $27.41
200-day moving average: $23.39