Northern Oil & Gas Inc. (NOG) experienced a promising uptick recently, as the sector rotation strategy coupled with both technical and fundamental analyses (TA&FA) yielded an impressive 46.24% gain. This comes as a result of the 50-day moving average of NOG crossing bullishly above its 200-day moving average, sparking renewed interest among swing traders.
Swing traders utilize short-to-medium-term trading strategies, typically holding positions for a few days to a few weeks. They often leverage technical analysis to identify stocks' price patterns and trends, with the goal of profiting from price swings in either direction. One such technical indicator they use is the moving average crossover.
A moving average crossover occurs when a shorter-term average, such as the 50-day moving average, crosses over a longer-term average, such as the 200-day moving average. In this context, the bullish crossover is a positive signal, suggesting a potential upward price momentum and a shift in the stock's trend. When the 50-day moving average moves above the 200-day moving average, it is often interpreted as a sign that the asset may be entering a bull market.
The case of NOG exemplifies this scenario perfectly. The recent bullish crossover triggered a surge in buying activity, likely from swing traders recognizing the event as a sign of a probable upswing. The bullish momentum has carried NOG upwards, resulting in a substantial 46.24% gain.
Simultaneously, NOG's positive performance also points towards the success of the sector rotation strategy. This strategy involves shifting investment allocation between business sectors based on market and economic trends. As economic conditions change, different sectors often outperform others at various stages of the business cycle. Traders who can accurately anticipate these shifts can take advantage of the corresponding market opportunities.
While a sector rotation strategy often involves a blend of both technical and fundamental analysis (TA&FA), the strong performance of NOG underlines the effectiveness of using a comprehensive approach to sector investing.
It's important to note that while the sector rotation strategy and technical indicators like the moving average crossover can guide investment decisions, they do not guarantee profit. Each trader must consider their risk tolerance, investment goals, and market analysis when utilizing these strategies.
Nonetheless, the recent bullish performance of NOG underscores the potential power of these strategies and the opportunities they can provide to attentive and informed traders. Looking forward, investors and traders alike will be closely watching NOG to see if this upward trend continues.
The 10-day moving average for NOG crossed bearishly below the 50-day moving average on September 25, 2023. This indicates that the trend has shifted lower and could be considered a sell signal. In of 17 past instances when the 10-day crossed below the 50-day, the stock continued to move higher over the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The 10-day RSI Indicator for NOG moved out of overbought territory on September 05, 2023. This could be a bearish sign for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 30 similar instances where the indicator moved out of overbought territory. In of the 30 cases, the stock moved lower in the following days. This puts the odds of a move lower at .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on September 13, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on NOG as a result. In of 99 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) for NOG turned negative on September 11, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to turn lower in the coming weeks. Traders may want to sell the stock or buy put options. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 44 similar instances when the indicator turned negative. In of the 44 cases the stock turned lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of success at .
NOG moved below its 50-day moving average on September 20, 2023 date and that indicates a change from an upward trend to a downward trend.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where NOG declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
NOG broke above its upper Bollinger Band on September 01, 2023. This could be a sign that the stock is set to drop as the stock moves back below the upper band and toward the middle band. You may want to consider selling the stock or exploring put options.
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 9 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where NOG advanced for three days, in of 304 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator entered an Uptrend today. In of 268 cases where NOG Aroon's Indicator entered an Uptrend, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued Uptrend are .
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating very strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating steady price growth. NOG’s price grows at a higher rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Seasonality Score of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. The Tickeron Seasonality score describes the variance of predictable price changes around the same period every calendar year. These changes can be tied to a specific month, quarter, holiday or vacation period, as well as a meteorological or growing season.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is fair valued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.610) is normal, around the industry mean (6.265). P/E Ratio (2.727) is within average values for comparable stocks, (16.555). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.864) is also within normal values, averaging (2.543). Dividend Yield (0.032) settles around the average of (0.124) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (1.977) is also within normal values, averaging (120.452).
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. NOG’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 76, placing this stock better than average.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
a company which drills exploratory and developmental wells, primarily in the northern regions of the US and southern Canada.
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, NOG has been closely correlated with MGY. These tickers have moved in lockstep 84% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if NOG jumps, then MGY could also see price increases.