Technical Analysis Predictions for Capital One Financial Corp. - COF
Chapter VIII: A sophisticated method associates price levels with historical volumes. Such semi-abstract concepts as Support and Resistance may then be defined with mathematical precision.
Part I: The Volumetric Profile for Capital One Financial Corp..
The Volumetric Profile is the central concept behind Volume Stratification Analysis. This is nothing more than the cummulative volume according to price range. The red bar marks the price range corresponding to the current price of COF shares. |
Part II: Primary Volumetric Support and Resistance for COF common stock.
Blue bars depict the Volumetric Profile for various price levels of Capital One Financial Corp.. The thick orange line is the Volumetric Price and the maroon line is the Secular Price. The Volumetric average at $39 is below the Secular average at $41. This is a very un-usual condition. |
A few layers of volumetric turbulence exist that could provide support on the downside. The most significant of these is found around $38.
|Support Level ID||Price Range||Peak Magnitude|
|1||$38.00 - $38.99||3.52|
|2||$28.00 - $28.99||1.98|
|3||$11.00 - $11.99||1.46|
At least two layers of turbulence might act as resistance levels above the current price, particularly the one near the $70 level. |
|Resistance Level ID||Price Range||Peak Magnitude|
|1||$57.00 - $57.99||0.82|
|2||$70.00 - $70.99||1.04|
Part III: Secondary Analytical Support and Resistance for Capital One Financial Corp. Stock Prices
Secondary Support Levels for COF
Horizontal maroon lines indicate Negative Volumetric Peaks. Price intervals with these characteristics are often associated with gaps, although they sometimes operate as support levels. Quarterly and yearly turn-arounds are circled. Two sharply defined valleys exit below the priceline at $32 and $19. The deepest is near the $19 strata. |
Secondary Resistance Levels for COF
Here, the horizontal lines mark the points of Maximum Negative Slope in the Volumetric Profile. These strata are known to act as resistance levels against upward movement, and are sometimes associated with yearly and quarterly tops. Also, as is typical of resistance levels, they may do double duty as support, but that is not the typical case.|
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