ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) fell by -0.93% in Thursday’s trading session from $19.42 to $19.24 The stock price went upward in 9 of the last 10 days and has generated 4.91% during the last two weeks. There was a decrease in both volume and price. This is usually interpreted as a good sign as traders widely believe falling stock should see declining volume. Traded activity experienced a fall of -2.08 million shares and in total 4.95 M shares exchanged hands for about $95.32 million.
Inside ON’s Recent Trend
ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) lies in the middle of a strong rising trend in the short term and issued considerable signs about additional rally. Short-term traders are predicted to see a rally of 27.96% over the course of a quarter and, with 90% chance the price will be floating in the range of $23.24 and $25.20 in this timeframe.
ON Semiconductor Corporation Technical Signals
ON has witnessed its short term MA triggering a sell signal. Meanwhile, however, the long-term average has generated a buy signal. When the short-run moving average rises above its longer-term trend, a buy signal is created. This is because a short-run moving average that crosses its long-run moving average counterpart is seen as the initiation of an upward trend. On additional rally, the share price will meet short term resistance at around $19.27. On a drop, the stock is likely to find some support over the long run, which begins at $17.67. A buy signal will be generated if it crosses above the short term moving average. Meanwhile, however, a price crossing below the long term moving average will generate a sell signal. Some other technical concerns emerged as well, putting in risk the future growth of the stock in the next couple of days. Its pivot point high generated sell signal on Wednesday October 11, 2017, which calls for additional declines until the stock forms a new pivot point low, as this could be a buying opportunity. The downbeat movement of both volume and price during the recent session is interpreted as a good sign because traders usually believe falling stock should see declining volume.
ON Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:ON) Support And Resistance Levels
In case of pullback, the next support the price will capture from accumulated volume will not be far away from current price at $17.38 and $16.45. In case of gains, the next resistance from accumulated volume will not be far away from today’s level at $19.31, $19.38 and $19.42.
It is important to note, however, that the stock needs to make its way through natural risk while testing a key support level. Once this support is broken, another support level will be to be established at a lower level. Turning back to this stock, ON Semiconductor Corporation approaches the first support point just current price at $17.38. In case of a break, the next support we will see from accumulated volume is going to be at $16.45 and $16.33. Accumulated volume is going to prevent the price from rising further at $19.31 and this action will lead the price to take a temporary pause or stay muted for a few days.
ON Semiconductor Corporation (ON) Risk Assessment
A volatility based measure Bollinger Bands suggests this stock poses high risk. In the most recent session, the stock price hovered around $0.28 between high and low, or 1.46%. The average volatility for the past week stood at 1.68%.
The stock is extremely overbought on RSI14 (91). This increases the short-term risk substantially.