FBR & Co. (NASDAQ:FBRC) Stock Technicals at Critical Inflection Point

FBR & Co. technical rating as of
(FBRC Stock Price as of Publication: $13.75)

This is a technical analysis stock rating for FBR & Co. (NASDAQ:FBRC) . The company has a three bull technical rating which indicates an inflection point. With the current stock price and the moving averages showing signs of indecision, any consecutive day stock move in either direction will likely push the stock into a bearish or bullish technical channel that could persist for the short-term. This is a critical inflection point.

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FBRC is down -2.1% over the last three months and down -9.8% over the last six months. The stock has returned -22.6% over the last year. The current stock price is $13.75.

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The technical rating goes from one, the weakest upside technical, to five, the highest upside technical and focuses on the real-time stock price relative to various moving averages as well as moving averages relative to each other. This is a proprietary weighted technical model built by Capital Market Labs (CML).

Note the stock price at publication ($13.75), since the technical rating is based on intraday stock prices.

Technicals   |   Support: 13.7   |   Resistance: 14   

Death Cross Alert: The 50 day moving average is now below the 200 day moving average.
Swing Golden Cross Alert: The short-term 10 day moving average is now above the 50 day moving average.

FBR & Co. has a three bull (inflection point) technical rating because it's trading below both its 10 day and its 200 day simple moving averages. One the other side, we note that the stock is trading above the medium-term 50 day moving average and the 10 day moving average is above the 50 -day moving average ("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.

FBR & Co. (NASDAQ:FBRC) rating statistics:
10-day moving average: $13.84
50-day moving average: $12.99
200-day moving average: $14.92