NXP Semiconductors N.V. ($NXPI) Heads Up Against NVIDIA Corporation ($NVDA)

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Semiconductors industry are trading: NXP Semiconductors N.V. and NVIDIA Corporation. 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, NXP Semiconductors N.V. opened at 105.4, got to a maximum price of 106.55 and dropped to as low as 103.33 before finishing the session at 103.46. In total there were 2987600 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to NVIDIA Corporation, which opened at 164.12, had a high of 171.42, a low of 163.47, closed at 170.78 and had a total volume of 20377800.

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 NXP Semiconductors N.V. NVIDIA Corporation
Accumulation-distribution index 634.32311 718.47927
on-balance volume -103.56 -159.56
chaikin money flow

4.6 1.17808
force index

15.9777 353.9208
ease of movement rating

0.09838 0.10091
volume-price trend

7.43604 0.70532
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 NXP Semiconductors N.V. NVIDIA Corporation
Average true range 1.65473 3.35874
Bolinger bands 106.16406 169.49467
Upper bollinger band 97.39594 150.85533
Lower bollinger band

103.33 163.47
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 nan
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

105.09333 166.33667
High band keltner channel

103.94333 159.03667
Low band keltner channel

106.24333 173.63667
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

103.33 163.47
Donchain channel low band

103.33 163.47
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 NXP Semiconductors N.V. NVIDIA Corporation
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.14785
MACD signal -0.03864 -0.08214
MACD difference -0.03091 -0.06571
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

103.33 163.47
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

103.33 163.47
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

0.39163 0.11691

6.14466 3.23771
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-6.99617 -0.49228
KST Oscillator (KST)

72.62419 3.02054
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

72.62419 3.02054
KST difference

-8.04494 -10.10874
Ichimoku rating

105.975 167.77
Ichimoku B rating

105.975 167.77
Ichimoku visual trend A

99.13885 164.48017
Ichimoku visual trend B

99.59862 161.81186
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 NXP Semiconductors N.V. NVIDIA Corporation
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

77.16786 43.09631
stochastic oscillator

280.0 108.90411
stochastic oscillator signal

280.0 108.90411
Williams %R rating

180.0 8.90411
awesome oscillator

-0.87737 -2.22262

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for NXP Semiconductors N.V. and NVIDIA Corporation.

Daily return 7.26242 0.30205
Daily log return -3.04602 -4.11483
Cumulative return -3.0001 -4.03132

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing NXP Semiconductors N.V. and NVIDIA Corporation 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 NXP Semiconductors N.V.:

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 NXPI is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether NXP Semiconductors N.V. 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 NVIDIA Corporation

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.

Gary Ivenchuck

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