The Average Directional indicator (or ADX) is a directional trading indicator that is used to identify a technical trend, in this case of the ICON. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of ICON.
The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for ICON. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of ICON. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of ICON until May 26th, 2022.
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.
In the chart above, the development of the price for ICON is shown for the period from 11/25/2021 until 05/26/2022. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.
In the charts above, you can see the trends of the ADX, +DI and -DI. The current values of these three indicators for the ICON are listed in the table below.
|ICON average directional index||27.73|
|ICON positive directional indicator||37.85|
|ICON negative directional indicator||59.31|
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 ICON.
When the green line tops the red line, the ICON is in a positive trend. However, when the situation turns around, the trend has also changed to a negative trend for ICON.
Furthermore, the black line gives the strength of the current trend of ICON, both positive and negative. The higher the black line (ADX), the stronger the trend.
ICON 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 ICON is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.
The current directional indicator gives a negative signal for ICON. The positive directional indicator for ICON is 37.85, which is lower than the negative directional indicator (59.31). Therefore, the trend that ICON follows is negative.
The current ADX value is 27.73, which tells us that the current trend is strong. Using these values, we can asume that the ICON will continue its downwards trend. In short, the current average directional index gives us a selling signal for the ICON. However, you should always be aware, since trends are changing from time to time.