First Community Bankshares, Inc. ($FCBC) And Orrstown Financial Services Inc ($ORRF) Square Off

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Major Banks industry are trading: First Community Bankshares, Inc. and Orrstown Financial Services Inc. While these two companies may have very different market capitalizations and balance sheets, they are worth comparing given how they are in the same sector. Below you’ll see how the different technical indicators differ between these two stocks, and we’ll also show what Trading View thinks of them based on the technical analysis. But before we get ahead of ourselves, please note that this is technical analysis only (ie. analyzing how these companies are trading, not digging into the company fundamentals), and therefore you should not rely only on this to guide you on whether you should buy or sell anything – take it with a grain of salt only, and pay attention to the disclaimer below. With that said, many traders find value in technical analysis and others even swear by it, so if that is you, I hope my analysis will be of use to you. Let’s get to it…

First things first: during its last day of trading, First Community Bankshares, Inc. opened at 33.15, got to a maximum price of 33.83 and dropped to as low as 33.15 before finishing the session at 33.83. In total there were 23200 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Orrstown Financial Services Inc, which opened at 21.32, had a high of 21.69, a low of 21.3, closed at 21.67 and had a total volume of 6400.

VOLUME ANALYSIS: Generally, the higher the volume indicators are, the better – you need liquidity to trade, after all. All of the volume indicators are as follows… (click here for an explanation on volume)

Volume Indicator First Community Bankshares, Inc. Orrstown Financial Services Inc
Accumulation-distribution index 174.59118 681.5227
on-balance volume -32.78 -21.21
chaikin money flow

1.0 1.10811
force index

0.59 0.009
ease of movement rating

0.00246 -1e-05
volume-price trend

0.11686 0.76859
negative volume index

1000.0 1000.0

VOLATILITY ANALYSIS: Now to compare the volatility between these two companies… (click here for an explanation on volatility)

Volatility Indicator First Community Bankshares, Inc. Orrstown Financial Services Inc
Average true range 0.37924 0.35037
Bolinger bands 33.60711 21.38228
Upper bollinger band 32.19289 21.12772
Lower bollinger band

33.15 21.3
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

nan 1.0
Central keltner channel

33.37667 21.43667
High band keltner channel

32.69667 21.06667
Low band keltner channel

34.05667 21.80667
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

33.15 21.3
Donchain channel low band

33.15 21.3
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel low band indicator

1.0 1.0

TREND ANALYSIS: Now for the most interesting and detailed part, the trend. Where is the stock actually going? Let’s compare the indicators… (click here for an explanation on trend)

Trend Indicator First Community Bankshares, Inc. Orrstown Financial Services Inc
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00202
MACD signal -0.00623 -0.00112
MACD difference -0.00499 -0.0009
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

33.15 21.3
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

33.15 21.3
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX)

unknown unknown
ADX positive

20.0 20.0
ADX negative

20.0 20.0
positive Vortex Indicator (VI)

1.0 1.0
negative VI

1.0 1.0
trend vortex difference

0.99519 0.16364
trix

0.79533 1.39268
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-0.11105 -0.73823
KST Oscillator (KST)

3.36118 35.90299
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

3.36118 35.90299
KST difference

-3.78341 -1.09426
Ichimoku rating

33.49 21.505
Ichimoku B rating

33.49 21.505
Ichimoku visual trend A

33.46369 21.29986
Ichimoku visual trend B

33.21205 21.66434
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

-4.0 -4.0

MOMENTUM ANALYSIS: What about momentum? Let’s dive into it… (click here for an explanation on momentum)

Momentum Indicator First Community Bankshares, Inc. Orrstown Financial Services Inc
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 100.0 100.0
True Strength Index (TSI) 100.0 100.0
ultimate oscillator

100.0 97.36227
stochastic oscillator

100.0 105.40541
stochastic oscillator signal

100.0 105.40541
Williams %R rating

-1000.0 5.40541
awesome oscillator

-0.04657 -0.01983

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for First Community Bankshares, Inc. and Orrstown Financial Services Inc.

Daily return 0.33612 3.5903
Daily log return -1.51979 -0.42343
Cumulative return -1.5083 -0.42254

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing First Community Bankshares, Inc. and Orrstown Financial Services Inc together. But what does all of the above mean? Various technical indicators above are positive, while others are negative, and if we want to decide overall if the technical analysis indicates a bullish or bearish chart, we have to consider all of them together. That’s what the Trading View widget below can do, so let’s see what it says considering all these indicators. First, here’s First Community Bankshares, Inc.:

The verdict above will consider all these technical indicators and consider which are strong and weak, and then put them all together to come up with a conclusion stating whether FCBC is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether First Community Bankshares, Inc. is a good investment! None of these indicators consider the company fundamentals. All of this data is based on how it trades only. Now with that out of the way, let’s compare it with Orrstown Financial Services Inc

So there you have it. We hope you have found this analysis useful, and if you see any errors or have any feedback, please comment below.

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DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling anything based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.

Gary Ivenchuck

Gary is a stock trading expert and is responsible for covering technical analysis news on Logistics Business Review. Recently he has been working tirelessly to analyse stocks for our readers, and is always available to hear from people asking for stock analysis.

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