Maker (MKR)

Current price: $ 518.61

24 hours price change: $ -6.01 (-1.15%)

Maker - 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 Maker. The trend that is being identified, can be both a positive trend as a negative trend in the pricedevelopment of Maker.

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Maker. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Maker. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Maker until September 18th, 2019.

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 Maker from 03/21/2019 until 09/18/2019.

In the chart above, the development of the price for Maker is shown for the period from 03/21/2019 until 09/18/2019. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for Maker until 09/18/2019.

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

Maker average directional index 15.36
Maker positive directional indicator 56.66
Maker negative directional indicator 34.30

 

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 Maker.

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

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

Maker 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 Maker is assumed to be positive. An important signal is when the -DI (red line) and +DI (green line) crosses over.

The Maker currently follows a positive trend. For Maker, the positive directional indicator is 56.66. The value for the negative directional indicator is lower (34.30). This means that the current trend of the Maker is positive.

To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for Maker  is 15.36, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for Maker does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling Maker.

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