I started at the Market movers (%up) widget for Dow Jones stocks on my dashboard for today's chart(s). When I requested the RRG for these ten stocks, the RRG below showed up.
These then stocks are all moving higher today, but their relative trends differ significantly, as you can see on the Relative Rotation Graph.
Only three have interesting tails. These are HD, MMM, and TRV.
The initial start of a new relative trend was picked up by the RRG-Lines towards the end of 2020 when both rose above 100 while the RS-Line managed to break its falling resistance line.
After the initial rise, relative strength consolidated at the level of the mid-2020 relative high, and a horizontal resistance level started to emerge.
This relative pressure caused the tail on the RRG to roll over and briefly drop into the weakening quadrant.
The break higher and the ensuing up move in relative strength are now pushing the tail into leading. There is now plenty of upside potential from a price perspective, while the downside is protected at around $150.
HD's tail just crossed into the improving quadrant from lagging. It is an early call but the fact that:
- Relative strength is testing horizontal support from early 2020
- RS-Momentum is crossing back above 100 putting HD into improving
- Price is breaking away from its recent consolidation
Make it a potentially interesting play. A break above $290 will be the confirmation.
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