Populous (PPT)

Current price: $ 0.58

24 hours price change: $ 0.04 (6.44%)

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

The ADX was primarily developed for commodities, however it is also in use for stock and currency technical analysis, as well as for Populous. In this continuously updated article, we will explain the meaning and current trend of Populous. The current ADX analysis is based on the historical prices of Populous until November 13th, 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 Populous from 05/14/2019 until 11/13/2019.

In the chart above, the development of the price for Populous is shown for the period from 05/14/2019 until 11/13/2019. This same timeframe has been used in the average directional indicator chart below.

Average directional indicator for Populous until 11/13/2019.

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

Populous average directional index 12.81
Populous positive directional indicator 52.53
Populous negative directional indicator 35.75

 

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 Populous.

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

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

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

The Populous currently follows a positive trend. For Populous, the positive directional indicator is 52.53. The value for the negative directional indicator is lower (35.75). This means that the current trend of the Populous is positive.

To measure the strength of the current trend, we look at the ADX. The value of the ADX for Populous  is 12.81, meaning that the trend is very weak. The ADX for Populous does not give us a good indication to start buying or selling Populous.

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