SNDL Inc. is a private sector spirits and cannabis retailer based in Canada with retail banners such as Ace Liquor, Wine and Beyond, Liquor Depot, Value Buds and Spirit leaf. It operates in four segments: Liquor Retail, Cannabis Retail, Cannabis Operations, and Investments.
Technical Observation (on the daily chart)
SNDL shares in long-term bearish zone, down ~75% in the past 1-year and down ~24% in a month over period. Its shares are trading below its crucial long-term as well as short-term support levels of 200-day and 50-day SMAs. Further, the leading momentum indicator MACD is declining and hovering below 9-day SMA signal line. Another momentum indicator 14-day RSI hovering in a neutral zone (14-day RSI at 41), however on daily price chart 14-day RSI is recovering from an oversold territory. A deceive breakout of 14-day RSI above 40 rating can bring some upside momentum in the stock. However, the long-term bearish trend could only change when stock register a crossover above long-term moving average of 200-day SMA. In short-run SNDL shares could witness resistance of 20-day SMA (USD 1.67)and 50-day SMA (USD 1.90).
As per the above-mentioned price action and technical indicators analysis, a ‘Watch' rating has been given to SNDL Inc at the current price of USD 1.59 as of March 23, 2023, at 07:05 am PDT. Individuals can evaluate the stock based on the support and resistance levels provided in the report in case of keen interest taking into consideration the risk-reward scenario.
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The Green colour line reflects the 21-period simple moving average (SMA) while the red line indicates the 50- period simple moving average (SMA). SMA helps to identify existing price trend. If the prices are trading above the 21-period and 50-period moving average, then it shows prices are currently trading in a bullish trend.
The Black colour line in the chart’s lower segment reflects the Relative Strength Index (14-Period) which indicates price momentum and signals momentum in trend. A reading of 70 or above suggests overbought status while a reading of 30 or below suggests an oversold status.
The Blue colour bars in the chart’s lower segment show the volume of the stock. The volume is the number of shares that changed hands during a given day. Stocks with high volumes are more liquid than stocks with lesser volume as liquidity in stocks helps in easier and faster execution of the order.
The Orange colour lines are the trend lines drawn by connecting two or more price points and used for trend identification purposes. The trend line also acts as a line of support and resistance.
Technical Indicators Defined: -
Support: A level at which the stock prices tend to find support if they are falling, and a downtrend may take a pause backed by demand or buying interest. Support 1 refers to the nearby support level for the stock and if the price breaches the level, then Support 2 may act as the crucial support level for the stock.
Resistance: A level at which the stock prices tend to find resistance when they are rising, and an uptrend may take a pause due to profit booking or selling interest. Resistance 1 refers to the nearby resistance level for the stock and if the price surpasses the level, then Resistance 2 may act as the crucial resistance level for the stock.
Stop-loss: It is a level to protect further losses in case of unfavourable movement in the stock prices.
The reference date for all price data, currency, technical indicators, support, and resistance levels is March 23, 2023. The reference data in this report has been partly sourced from REFINITIV.
CMP: Current Market Price
SMA: Simple Moving Average
RSI: Relative Strength Index
USD: United States dollar
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