Technical Analysis Predictions for Exxon Mobil - XOM
Chapter VIII: Volume Stratification Analysis tracks the volumes associated with price levels over the entire history of a stock. The resulting analysis yields a framework for understanding the mechanism behind support and resistance levels, and a scientific basis for predicting price behaviors due to those levels.
Part I: The Volumetric Profile for Exxon Mobil.
Volume Stratification Analysis begins with the concept of the Volumetric Profile. This is nothing more than the cummulative volume according to price range. Here the price column corresponding to the current price of XOM stock is painted in red. |
Part II: Primary Volumetric Support and Resistance for XOM common stock.
Blue bars depict the Volumetric Profile for various price levels of Exxon Mobil. 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 $31.
|Support Level ID||Price Range||Peak Magnitude|
|1||$66.00 - $66.99||2.52|
|2||$53.00 - $53.99||1.53|
|3||$31.00 - $31.99||2.56|
Looking above today's price, there no significant resistance level to act as a ceiling on upward movement. |
Part III: Secondary Analytical Support and Resistance for Exxon Mobil Stock Prices
Secondary Support Levels for XOM
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. $20 is the most significant of several valleys (i.e. negative peaks) in today's profile underneath the current price for XOM. |
Secondary Resistance Levels for XOM
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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