Technical Analysis for AEL - American Equity Investment Life Holding Company

Grade Last Price % Change $ Change
grade C $26.73 -1.91% -0.52
AEL closed down 1.91 percent on Friday, February 24, 2017, on 62 percent of normal volume. The price action carved out a bullish hammer (or hammer-like) candlestick pattern. That may indicate an upside reversal. Look for price to trade above the high of the hammer for confirmation. Due to the stock's strong uptrend, it may remain overbought for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to sell, don't put too much weight on it being overbought.
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Strong Up Up Down
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Feb 24 Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.00%
Feb 24 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Feb 21 New 52 Week High Bullish -3.08%
Feb 21 New Uptrend Bullish -3.08%
Feb 17 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup -1.84%
Feb 17 Calm After Storm Range Contraction -1.84%
Feb 16 NR7 Range Contraction -1.66%
Feb 16 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction -1.66%
Feb 16 Calm After Storm Range Contraction -1.66%
Feb 15 Calm After Storm Range Contraction -2.02%

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American Equity Investment Life Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, operates in the insurance business in 50 states and the District of Columbia. The company underwrites fixed annuities, including fixed index annuities and fixed rate annuities, as well as single premium immediate annuities. It also offers life insurance products comprising traditional ordinary and term, universal life, and other interest-sensitive life insurance products. The company markets its products through a brokerage distribution network of approximately 60 national marketing organizations and approximately 24,000 independent agents. American Equity Investment Life Holding Company was founded in 1995 and is based in West Des Moines, Iowa.
Is AEL a Buy, Sell or Hold?
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Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 28.0
52 Week Low 12.62
Average Volume 565,130
200-Day Moving Average 18.74
50-Day Moving Average 24.02
20-Day Moving Average 25.62
10-Day Moving Average 27.05
Average True Range 0.75
ADX 27.07
+DI 29.41
-DI: 19.73
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 25.75
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 25.44
Upper Bollinger Band 28.67
Lower Bollinger Band 22.57
Percent B (%b) 0.68
Bandwidth 0.238095