Category Archives: Stocks

Shoppers Drug Mart (SC:TSX) chart analysis

Bullish Engulfing Pattern on the daily chart
Shoppers Drug Mart six month daily candlestick chart showing a bullish engulfing pattern with confirming indicators of volume and RSI.  Support and resistance levels are identified in this chart analysis.

Shoppers Drug Mart (SC:TSX) Candlestick Chart

The bullish engulfing pattern indicates a near-term target of $42.00 which is major resistance. Shoppers Drug Mart had a positive day in a down market which is always a bullish indicator.

Reference the previous analysis of Shoppers Drug Mart. You can also search this site using “Shoppers Drug Mart” to review all the historical charts for this company.

Technical analysis is a guidepost and is open to interpretation by different analyst. What is your interpretation of the chart for Shoppers?

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

Precision Drilling (PD:TSX) chart

Bullish Engulfing Pattern on the daily candlestick chart

Precision Drilling chart analysis showing the bullish engulfing pattern

Precision Drilling Candlestick Cahrt

You can see from the chart that the $12.00 level provided support in the recent sell-off.  The bullish engulfing candlestick pattern confirmed the bottom with above-average volume. You now have a stop-loss point at the major support level of $12.00 and you have near-term and intermediate targets.

Precision Drilling is a stock that can be traded and is in a near-term uptrend.

Reference the previous analysis for Precision Drilling.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

Precision Drilling (PD:TSX) chart analysis

Bullish white candlestick closes above resistance

Candlestick chart analysis for Precision Drilling showing a bullish white candlestick on above average volume and the confirming indicators of OBV and MACD.

Precision Drilling (PD:TSX) Six-Month Chart

Reference the previous analysis for Precision Drilling.

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.

Canadian Natural Resources (CNQ) chart analysis

Critical retracement level for (TSX:CNQ)

Candlestick chart analysis for Canadian Natural Resources showing the critical retracement level of 66%

(CNQ:TSX) Daily Chart

Key points from the chart:

  • Intermediate trend is down.
  • Near-term trend is down.
  • Critical support is $38.00.
  • If it does not hold $38.00, CNQ could retrace the whole prior move to $32.00.

Reference the updated chart analysis for CNQ published on November 4, 2011.

Reference the previous analysis for CNQ.

Reference the website for Canadian Natural Resources to review the fundamental data.

 

RioCan REIT (TSX:REI.UN) technical analysis

The major trend is up for RioCan REIT

Candlestick chart analysis for RioCan REIT showing the major trendline and the relative strength indicator (RSI)

RioCan REIT (REI.UN) Three-Year Weekly Candlestick Chart

Reference my previous chart analysis for RioCan REIT.

Relevant articles picked from the Web:

Globe and Mail : Target’s store picks a bullseye for RioCan REIT: TD

Financial Post: Depressed U.S. commercial property prices good news for REITs

Financial Post. Oct 5, 2011: Rental income, tax breaks give REITs stability

Globe and Mail, Oct 6, 2011: What the FFO? How to gauge a REIT’s profits

Globe and Mail, Nov 7, 2011: RioCan triples third quarter profit on acquisitions

Globe and Mail, Jan 9, 2012: A REIT ripe for investors

Financial Post, Jan 13, 2012: Canadian REITs are poised for more dougle digit gains over the next twelve months

Financial Post, Jan 13, 2012: 10 rules for investing in REITs

Retrocom REIT (TSX:RMM.UN) candlestick chart analysis

This mid-market REIT still yields 7.5%

Retrocom reit three-year candlestick chart analysis showing support and resistance with the highlighted consolidation area

Retrocom REIT (RMM.UN) 3-Year Weekly Chart

Always trade in the the direction of the trend:

  • The major trend (greater than six months) is up.
  • The intermediate trend (three weeks to three months) is sideways.
  • The near-term trend (less than three weeks) is sideways.

Reference this Globe and Mail article:  How a real estate analyst’s picks left peers in the dust
Another article: Retrocom: A small REIT with big-growth potential

Retrocom Mid-Market REIT (TSX: RMM.UN) is an Ontario unincorporated open-end real estate investment trust which focuses on owning and acquiring community-based properties in primary and secondary cities across Canada with the objective of producing a geographically diversified portfolio of properties with stable and growing cash flows.

Review my previous analysis of  Riocan REIT

Review my previous chart analysis of Dundee REIT

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Note: This technical analysis is for educational purposes so you can learn to trade online using candlestick charts. Please conduct your own chart analysis or consult your financial advisor before making investment decisions. The chart snippets are from BigCharts.com which I recommend and have used for fifteen years. The author of this article may hold long or short positions in the featured stock or index.