Investors who have stayed on the sidelines may be considering if the markets will continue to rally higher. Staying vigilant and watching for signs of the next bear may prove to be a crucial element for helping to guide certain portfolio moves. Keeping an eye on historical corrections as well as sentiment and technicals, may help provide the proper insight needed. Investors may be mindful of any meaningful pullback or correction, and they may have a certain percentage in mind for when things seem to be getting out of hand. Cautious optimism may prove to be a profit saver when the bearish winds start to blow. Investors may need to figure out a plan for when to take some profit off the table. Conducting thorough fundamental research on stocks even after they have broken out may help the investor understand the reason behind the move, and whether it is likely to continue or if it is just a temporary spike. 

Conducting technical analysis of the stock may include following the Keltner Channel indicator. A recent check shows the 20 day lower band at 31.790785 and the 20 day upper band at 32.943596 for Noble Midstream Partners LP (:NBLX). During a clearly defined trend, a break above or below these levels may point to the underlying strength of the trend. A break above the upper band may signal continuing bullish trend strength, and a break below the lower band may signal continuing bearish trend strength.

The SMA or Simple Moving Average can be calculated for different time periods. The SMA helps smooth out volatility and makes it a bit less difficult to gauge the price trend of a stock. Let’s view some popular SMA levels below for Noble Midstream Partners LP (:NBLX):

Simple Moving Average 20 day: 31.88275
Simple Moving Average 100 day: 35.9056
Simple Moving Average 10 day31.747
Simple Moving Average 50 day: 34.8675
Simple Moving Average 30 day: 33.154
Simple Moving Average 200 day: 34.1268

Investors tracking shares of Noble Midstream Partners LP (:NBLX) will note that since the stock opened at 31.85, shares have seen a change of 0.1. During that period, the stock has touched a low of 31.78 and tipped a high of 32. Volume on the day is presently 6624. 

The 20 day Chaikin Money Flow indicator is currently -0.009751896. This indicator was developed by Marc Chaikin who observed that the pressures of buying and selling could be figured out by where a period finishes relative to the range of highs and lows.

Traders may use a variety of moving average indicators when examining a particular stock. Checking on some Exponential Moving Averages, we note that the 200 day is 35.340454, the 100 day is 34.757843, and the 50 day is 33.966164. Zooming in closer, we note that the 30 day EMA is 33.025505, the 20 day is 32.36719, and the 10 day is noted at 31.82611.

Traders might be keeping tabs on the Hull Moving Average. The current HMA reading is 31.667408. Traders may use the HMA to help identify the prevalent market trend. This may also lend to spotting useful exit and entry points on the stock.

Investors will typically be keeping track of historical highs and lows for a particular stock that they are researching. Watching levels for Noble Midstream Partners LP (:NBLX, we can see that the all time high is currently 57.98, and the all time low is 26. Let’s look at some alternate high/low price data:

Six month low: 26.08
Six month high: 40.3
One year low: 26.08
One year high: 56.4
Three month low: 30.57
Three month high: 40.3
One month low: 30.57
One month high: 40.3

Investors who have stayed on the sidelines may be considering if the markets will continue to rally higher. Staying vigilant and watching for signs of the next bear may prove to be a crucial element for helping to guide certain portfolio moves. Keeping an eye on historical corrections as well as sentiment and technicals, may help provide the proper insight needed. Investors may be mindful of any meaningful pullback or correction, and they may have a certain percentage in mind for when things seem to be getting out of hand. Cautious optimism may prove to be a profit saver when the bearish winds start to blow. Investors may need to figure out a plan for when to take some profit off the table. Conducting thorough fundamental research on stocks even after they have broken out may help the investor understand the reason behind the move, and whether it is likely to continue or if it is just a temporary spike.