Technical analysis: 21 September 2018
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- Author name:
- By Violeta Todorova
- Job title:
- Senior Technical Analyst
- Date posted:
- 21 September 2018, 9:30 AM
Regis Resources (RRL) – tactical buy
RRL has been trading in a correction mode over the past two months which is still technically intact. A small bullish divergence between the price and the RSI indicator has formed on the daily chart suggesting that the price is likely to bounce in the short term. The weekly RSI indicator has reached oversold levels suggesting that the correction is likely to be near completion.
The initial upside price target is $4.50. Over the long term, levels to $4.80 are achievable.
Saracen Mineral (SAR) – tactical buy
SAR has been trading in a correction mode over the past three months which is likely to reverse direction soon. The recent short term down swing has retraced to its long term up trend line crossing at $1.70 where initial buying interest is likely to arise. The RSI indicator has broken above its bear market resistance suggesting that higher prices are likely to unfold in the near term.
The first potential upside price target is $2.10 however higher levels are achievable over the medium term.
OceanaGold (OGC) – ready to break resistance
OGC has been trading sideways over the past year fluctuating between $3.08 and $4.23. The current price action is testing its multiple resistance level which is likely to be broken upwards. The momentum indicators remain constructive and support our positive view on the stock over the medium term.
The initial upside price target based on the breakout is $4.60 however the price may overshoot.
Northern Star (NST) – buy on weakness
NST has been trading in a strong up trend over the past two years with Thursday’s price action posting a fresh all-time high of $9.25. The RSI and the MACD indicators have reached overbought territory suggesting that the price is vulnerable to a short term pull back. Over the long term, we continue to like the stock and we see such potential short term share price weakness as a buying opportunity. We would be looking to accumulate the stock in the low $8.00.
The potential upside price target is $9.50.
Newcrest Mining (NCM) – further strength
NCM has been trading sideways over the past year fluctuating between $18.57 and $24.27. The short term down trend line has been broken upwards recently suggesting that the correction from the July 2018 high is likely to be over and that higher prices are likely to unfold in the months ahead. The RSI and the MACD indicators have turned positive from oversold territory also pointing to a bounce from here.
The first potential upside price target is $21.20 however this level could be exceeded.
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