First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) Stock Technicals Hit Weakness
(FFBC Stock Price as of Publication: $27.17)
This is a technical analysis stock rating for First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) . The company has a two bull technical rating which indicates some weakness. While the value investor may see an opportunity to scoop up the stock at lower levels, for now, the stock price is moving lower and may yet weaken further.
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FFBC is up +26.4% over the last three months and up +27.5% over the last six months. The stock price is up +69.8% over the last year. The current stock price is $27.17.
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Note the stock price at publication ($27.17), since the technical rating is based on intraday stock prices.
Technicals | Support: 26.85 | Resistance: 28.75
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.
First Financial Bancorp. has a two bull (low rated) technical rating because it's trading below both its 10 day and its 50 day simple moving averages. We do note that the stock is trading above the long-term 200 day moving average.
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.
First Financial Bancorp. (NASDAQ:FFBC) rating statistics:
10-day moving average: $27.76
50-day moving average: $27.75
200-day moving average: $22.46