Cardano (ADA)

Current price: $ 0.11

24 hours price change: $ 0.000800 (0.74%)

Cardano - Average Directional Index

The Average Directional indicator (or ADX) is a directional trading indicator that is used to identify a technical trend, in this case of the Cardano. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of Cardano.

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Cardano. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Cardano. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Cardano until October 23rd, 2020.

In the chart below, the strength the trend is drawn, as well as the positive and negative directional indicators. The ADX (Average Directional Index) is the black line. The positive directional indicator (+DI) is the green line, and the negative directional indicator (-DI) is drawn in red.

Price chart for Cardano from 04/23/2020 until 10/23/2020.

In the chart above, the development of the price for Cardano is shown for the period from 04/23/2020 until 10/23/2020. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for Cardano until 10/23/2020.

In the charts above, you can see the trends of the ADX, +DI and -DI. The current values of these three indicators for the Cardano are listed in the table below.

Cardano average directional index 16.61
Cardano positive directional indicator 61.09
Cardano negative directional indicator 36.63


Several signals can be gained from the chart above. First of all, the green line gives us an indication of the positive trend. The opposite line, the red one, indicates the negative trend for Cardano.

When the green line tops the red line, the Cardano is in a positive trend. However, when the situation turns around, the trend has also changed to a negative trend for Cardano.

Furthermore, the black line gives the strength of the current trend of Cardano, both positive and negative. The higher the black line (ADX), the stronger the trend.

Cardano ADX score

The Average Directional Index (ADX) is used to measure the strength or weakness of a trend, not the actual direction. In general, when the positive directional indicator is higher than the negative directional in indicator, the trend of Cardano is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.

The Cardano currently follows a positive trend. For Cardano, the positive directional indicator is 61.09. The value for the negative directional indicator is lower (36.63). This means that the current trend of the Cardano is positive.

To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for Cardano  is 16.61, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for Cardano does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling Cardano.

To get a good signal to buy Cardano, we have to wait until the trend gives us a higher ADX value in the current positive trend.


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