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200 Day Moving Average

Find Stocks to Buy using 200 Day Moving Average!

 

The 200 day moving average is possibly the most popular of the moving averages. Because of its length, this is clearly a long-term moving average. Next, the 50-day moving average is quite popular for a medium term trend of a stock. Many chartists use the 50-day and 200-day moving averages together.
In this example below, Halliburton starts trading above its 200 Day Moving Average on September 2010. At this time the uptrend starts and the stock continues to rise and remain above its 200 day moving average.

200 Day Moving Average

A stock that is trading below its 200 Day Moving Average is in a long term downtrend. The stock is generally considered as unhealthy, until it breaks out above its 200 Day Moving Average. Some traders like to buy when its 50 day moving average crosses above its 200 Day Moving Average.


A stock that is trading above its 200 Day Moving Average is in a long term uptrend. This is considered to be a healthy indication. A healthy stock will generally have a rising 200 Day Moving Average. When its 50 day moving average crosses below its 200 Day Moving Average, it is called a Death Cross.

The 200 Day Moving Average often works as a major support level in a bull market. This can present a low risk opportunity to buy a stock. However, a break below it can lead to a large trend downward. In a bear market, the 200 Day Moving Average often works as a major resistance level; however a break above it can lead to a sharp rise. 

Last update: 07/21/2017 6:00:pm EST

Stocks Below 200 DMA


Symbol Company % Below
BIOABioAmber Inc. -27%
CAKEThe Cheesecake Factory Incorpor -15.49%
IIINInsteel Industries, Inc. -23.79%
BRSSGlobal Brass and Copper Holding -2.65%
VNRCPVanguard Natural Resources LLC -40.65%
DBOPowerShares DB Oil Fund -8.88%
RENTRentrak Corporation -14.13%
RKTRock-Tenn Company Common Stock -3.25%
HBPHuttig Building Products, Inc. -6.41%
HMCHonda Motor Company, Ltd. -6.24%
MRGEMIRAGE ENERGY CORP COM USD0.001 -71.81%
MOSMosaic Company -10.73%
CRZOCarrizo Oil & Gas, Inc. -42.82%
QTWWQuantum Fuel Systems Technologi -90.8%
CGAChina Green Agriculture, Inc. -2.34%
Table 2

Stocks Up A Minimum
of 60% above 200 DMA


Symbol Company % Above
MPETTELLURIAN INC 108.36%
REXXRex Energy Corporation 99.3%
ASMLASML Holding N.V. - ADS represe 99.3%
CORICorium International, Inc. 70.91%
IBOIBO 70.91%
CLTXCelsus Therapeutics Plc 281.46%
BLVDWBoulevard Acquisition Corp. II 281.46%
IREN/A 281.46%
SGMOSangamo Therapeutics, Inc. 69.64%
LAMRLamar Advertising Company 69.64%
WAFDWWashington Federal, Inc. - Warr 69.64%
TEDUTarena International, Inc. - Am 69.64%
FNFGFirst Niagara Financial Group I 69.64%
PTN/A 69.64%
RBCNRubicon Technology, Inc. 114.51%
Table 1

 

 In a bull market, a buying signal may be generated as the stock dips close to the 200 Day Moving Average (see Table 2 above for stocks curently below 200 DMA ) and a sell signal may be generated when it goes far above its 200 day Moving Average (see table 1 above for list of stocks 60% or more above). In a bear market, a buying signal may be generated when it dips far below its 200 Day Moving Average, and a sell signal may be generated when it rises close to its 200 Day Moving Average. However the opposite signals may be generated on strong breakthroughs of the 200 Day Moving Average.


The 200 Day Moving Average is a long term moving average that helps determine overall health of a stock. Furthermore, the percentage of stocks above their 200 Day Moving Average helps determine overall health of the market. When this number gets below 20%, many traders look for a sharp reversal in the market that can quickly bring the number up to 40%. When this number gets above 85% or 90%, many traders look for a reversal in the market.

 
 

 

 

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