EMA Under The Microscope For RIO TINTO PLC ($NYSE:RIO$):: 50 Day Now at 4256.1113

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Traders might be keeping tabs on the Hull Moving Average for RIO TINTO PLC (NYSE:RIO). The current HMA reading is 4400.3535. Traders may use the HMA to help identify the prevalent market trend. This may also lend to spotting useful exit and entry points on the stock.

Investors tracking shares of RIO TINTO PLC (NYSE:RIO) will note that since the stock opened at 4440, shares have seen a change of -36. During that period, the stock has touched a low of 4397.5 and tipped a high of 4465. Volume on the day is presently 1005038.

Conducting technical analysis of the stock may include following the Keltner Channel indicator. A recent check shows the 20 day lower band at 4316.491 and the 20 day upper band at 4398.355. During a clearly defined trend, a break above or below these levels may point to the underlying strength of the trend. A break above the upper band may signal continuing bullish trend strength, and a break below the lower band may signal continuing bearish trend strength.

The SMA or Simple Moving Average can be calculated for different time periods. The SMA helps smooth out volatility and makes it a bit less difficult to gauge the price trend of a stock. Let’s view some popular SMA levels below:

Simple Moving Average 20 day: 4358.4595
Simple Moving Average 100 day: 4068.7188
Simple Moving Average 10 day4387.437
Simple Moving Average 50 day: 4274.464
Simple Moving Average 30 day: 4334.1396
Simple Moving Average 200 day: 3886.045

The 20 day Chaikin Money Flow indicator for RIO TINTO PLC (NYSE:RIO) is currently 0.055751603. This indicator was developed by Marc Chaikin who observed that the pressures of buying and selling could be figured out by where a period finishes relative to the range of highs and lows.

Traders may use a variety of moving average indicators when examining a particular stock. Checking on some Exponential Moving Averages, we note that the 200 day is 3985.7937, the 100 day is 4119.0747, and the 50 day is 4256.1113. Zooming in closer, we note that the 30 day EMA is 4325.4927, the 20 day is 4357.423, and the 10 day is noted at 4383.092.

Investors will typically be keeping track of historical highs and lows for a particular stock that they are researching. Watching levels for RIO TINTO PLC (NYSE:RIO, we can see that the all time high is currently 5920.6587, and the all time low is 444.4418. Let’s look at some alternate high/low price data:

Six month low: 3460
Six month high: 4465
One year low: 3460
One year high: 4541
Three month low: 3489
Three month high: 4465
One month low: 3750
One month high: 4465

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