Technical Analysis for GDL - GDL Fund, The

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 8.83 0.68% 0.06
GDL closed up 0.68 percent on Friday, February 26, 2021, on approximately normal volume. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Strong Up Flat Down
Historical GDL trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Strong but Oversold Other 0.00%
Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.00%
20 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.68%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 0.68%
Expansion Pivot Sell Setup Bearish Swing Setup 0.68%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.68%
Older End-of-Day Signals for GDL ...

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GDL Fund, The Description

The GDL Fund is a closed-ended equity mutual fund launched by GAMCO Investors, Inc. It is managed by Gabelli Funds, LLC. The fund invests in public equity markets across the globe. It invests in stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. The fund invests in securities of companies involved in publicly announced mergers, takeovers, tender offers, and leveraged buyouts. It also invests in companies undergoing corporate reorganizations involving stubs, spin-offs, and liquidations. The fund considers factors such as the probability that the targeted acquisition or other transaction will close, the length of time to closing, the liquidity of the securities involved in the transaction, and the issuer's free cash flow and long-term earnings trends for making investments. It benchmarks the performance of its investments against the S&P 500 Index and 3 Month U.S. Treasury Bill Index. The fund was formerly known as Gabelli Global Deal Fund. The GDL Fund was founded on October 17, 2006 and is domiciled in the United States.


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Is GDL a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 9.17
52 Week Low 4.94
Average Volume 15,657
200-Day Moving Average 8.51
50-Day Moving Average 8.80
20-Day Moving Average 8.89
10-Day Moving Average 8.88
Average True Range 0.13
ADX 25.27
+DI 14.82
-DI 10.44
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 8.61
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 9.09
Upper Bollinger Band 9.00
Lower Bollinger Band 8.78
Percent B (%b) 0.23
BandWidth 2.45
MACD Line 0.01
MACD Signal Line 0.03
MACD Histogram -0.0201
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 9.07
Resistance 3 (R3) 9.08 9.01 9.03
Resistance 2 (R2) 9.01 8.95 9.01 9.02
Resistance 1 (R1) 8.92 8.91 8.97 8.91 9.00
Pivot Point 8.85 8.85 8.88 8.85 8.85
Support 1 (S1) 8.76 8.79 8.81 8.75 8.66
Support 2 (S2) 8.69 8.75 8.69 8.64
Support 3 (S3) 8.60 8.69 8.63
Support 4 (S4) 8.59