Technical Analysis Predictions for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation - COG
Chapter VIII: Volume Stratification Analysis (or VSA) follows price behavior in relation to historical volumes of COG stock sales. Knowledge of these behaviors gives us a quantitative metric useful for understanding Support or Resistance Levels, and predicting their strength.
Part I: The Volumetric Profile for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation.
The Volumetric Profile is the central concept behind Volume Stratification Analysis. This is nothing more than the cummulative volume according to price range. Here the price column corresponding to the current price of COG stock is painted in red. |
Part II: Primary Volumetric Support and Resistance for COG common stock.
Blue bars depict the Volumetric Profile for various price levels of Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation. The thick orange line is the Volumetric Price and the maroon line is the Secular Price. General Volumetric Health is 1 on a scale from 1 (best) to 3 (worst), because the price is above the Volumetric line, indicating some positive market sentiment. |
A few layers of volumetric turbulence exist that could provide support on the downside. The most significant of these is found around $6.
|Support Level ID||Price Range||Peak Magnitude|
|1||$35.00 - $35.99||2.66|
|2||$23.00 - $23.99||3.07|
|3||$6.00 - $6.99||5.18|
To the upside, a layer of potential resistance hovers around the $59 level. |
|Resistance Level ID||Price Range||Peak Magnitude|
|1||$59.00 - $59.99||0.40|
Part III: Secondary Analytical Support and Resistance for Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation Stock Prices
Secondary Support Levels for COG
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 $30 and $11. The deepest is near the $11 strata. |
Secondary Resistance Levels for COG
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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