REPORTING FOR 2020-01-06 | WCX19.ORG: We have done an in-depth analysis of how BFST has been trading over the last 2 weeks and the past day especially. On its latest session, Business First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:BFST) opened at 25.0, reaching a high of 25.07 and a low of 24.61 before closing at a price of 24.9. There was a total volume of 13213.
VOLUME INDICATORS FOR BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC. (NASDAQ:BFST): We saw an accumulation-distribution index of 1716.43048, an on-balance volume of 24.97, chaikin money flow of 12.14286 and a force index of -0.01501. There was an ease of movement rating of 0.00518, a volume-price trend of 0.51495 and a negative volume index of 1000.0.
VOLATILITY INDICATORS FOR BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC. (NASDAQ:BFST): We noted an average true range of 0.32038, bolinger bands of 25.12684, an upper bollinger band of 24.36316, lower bollinger band of 24.61, a bollinger high band indicator of 1.0, bollinger low band indicator of 1.0, a central keltner channel of 24.89333, high band keltner channel of 24.82333, low band keltner channel of 24.96333, a high band keltner channel indicator of 1.0 and a low band keltner channel indicator of 1.0. There was a donchian channel high band of 24.61, a donchian channel low band of 24.61, a donchian channel high band indicator of 1.0, and a donchian channel low band indicator of 1.0.
TREND INDICATORS FOR BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC. (NASDAQ:BFST): We calculated a Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) of 0.00606, a MACD signal of 0.00337, a MACD difference of 0.00269, a fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator of 24.61, a slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator of 24.61, an Average Directional Movement Index (ADX) of unknown, an ADX positive of 20.0, an ADX negative of 20.0, a positive Vortex Indicator (VI) of 1.0, a negative VI of 1.0, a trend vortex difference of 0.14216, a trix of 1.18898, a Mass Index (MI) of 1.0, a Commodity Channel Index (CCI) of 66.66667, a Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO) of -0.50467, a KST Oscillator (KST) of 20.93586 and a KST Oscillator (KST Signal) of 20.93586 (leaving a KST difference of 2.80021). We also found an Ichimoku rating of 25.035, an Ichimoku B rating of 25.035, a Ichimoku visual trend A of 24.61682, an Ichimoku visual trend B of 24.65712, an Aroon Indicator (AI) up of 4.0 and an AI indicator down of 4.0. That left a difference of 4.0.
MOMENTUM INDICATORS FOR BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC. (NASDAQ:BFST): We found a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.0, a Money Flow Index (MFI) of 100.0, a True Strength Index (TSI) of 100.0, an ultimate oscillator of 56.40831, a stochastic oscillator of 657.14286, a stochastic oscillator signal of 657.14286, a Williams %R rating of 557.14286 and an awesome oscillator of -0.02694.
RETURNS FOR BUSINESS FIRST BANCSHARES, INC. (NASDAQ:BFST): There was a daily return of 2.09359, a daily log return of 1.09114 and a cumulative return of 1.09711.
What the heck does all of this mean? If you are new to technical analysis, the above may be gibberish to you, and that’s OK (though we do advise learning these things). The bottom line is that AS OF 2020-01-06 (if you are reading this later, the analysis will be out of date), here is what our deep analysis of technical indicators are telling us for Business First Bancshares, Inc. (NASDAQ:BFST)…
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