A major utility holding corporation, Edison International (EIX), distributes electricity to millions of customers throughout California. The EIX Stochastic Oscillator exited oversold area as of February 14, 2023, which may be a bullish indication for the stock.
EIX announced earnings of $1.34 per share for the fourth quarter of 2022, exceeding analysts' expectations of $1.27 per share. When compared to the same quarter in the prior year, when earnings were announced at $1.05 per share, this is a 27.8% increase. In addition, EIX's revenue for the quarter increased by 9.9% to $4.4 billion from the same period in 2021.
A technical momentum indicator that compares a security's closing price to its price range over a predetermined amount of time is the stochastic oscillator. The indicator signals that the security may be ready for a bullish rise when it exits an oversold condition. The EIX Stochastic Oscillator moved out of the oversold area on February 14, 2023, suggesting that the stock may be primed for an uptick.
According to Tickeron's A.I.dvisor, a tool that uses artificial intelligence to analyze stocks, there have been 58 instances in the past where the Stochastic Oscillator for EIX moved out of the oversold territory. Of those 58 instances, the stock moved higher in 41 cases or over 71% of the time. This suggests that the odds of a move higher for EIX are favorable.
EIX's strong earnings performance in Q4 2022 combined with the recent movement of the Stochastic Oscillator out of oversold territory may present an attractive opportunity for traders to consider buying the stock or buying call options.