Shenandoah Telecommunications Co ($SHEN) vs GCI Liberty, Inc. ($GLIBP)

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Telecommunications Equipment industry are trading: Shenandoah Telecommunications Co and GCI Liberty, 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, Shenandoah Telecommunications Co opened at 32.98, got to a maximum price of 32.98 and dropped to as low as 32.56 before finishing the session at 32.8. In total there were 65000 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to GCI Liberty, Inc., which opened at 26.5, had a high of 26.5, a low of 26.35, closed at 26.41 and had a total volume of 3100.

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 Shenandoah Telecommunications Co GCI Liberty, Inc.
Accumulation-distribution index 1062.88912 128.85114
on-balance volume 32.79 -26.28
chaikin money flow

15.3548 0.49877
force index

0.8096 0.0322
ease of movement rating

-0.00183 0.00079
volume-price trend

-5.73215 0.75237
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 Shenandoah Telecommunications Co GCI Liberty, Inc.
Average true range 0.83301 0.13279
Bolinger bands 32.94284 26.48713
Upper bollinger band 32.37716 26.06287
Lower bollinger band

32.56 26.35
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

nan 1.0
Central keltner channel

32.84 26.45
High band keltner channel

32.84 26.45
Low band keltner channel

32.84 26.45
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

32.56 26.35
Donchain channel low band

32.56 26.35
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 Shenandoah Telecommunications Co GCI Liberty, Inc.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00337
MACD signal 0.00249 -0.00187
MACD difference 0.00199 -0.0015
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

32.56 26.35
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

32.56 26.35
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

0.27415 0.74008
trix

-13.4008 1.96014
Mass Index (MI)

1.8 1.8
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

6.99996 -0.73654
KST Oscillator (KST)

-176.94556 28.75581
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-176.94556 28.75581
KST difference

1.2639 -1.46407
Ichimoku rating

32.98 26.5
Ichimoku B rating

32.98 26.5
Ichimoku visual trend A

39.77406 25.93371
Ichimoku visual trend B

38.46778 26.0707
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 Shenandoah Telecommunications Co GCI Liberty, Inc.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 50.4724 100.0
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 100.0
ultimate oscillator

-6.38302 83.08021
stochastic oscillator

50.0 50.0
stochastic oscillator signal

50.0 50.0
Williams %R rating

-50.0 -50.0
awesome oscillator

0.13433 0.00117

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Shenandoah Telecommunications Co and GCI Liberty, Inc..

Daily return -17.69456 2.87558
Daily log return 0.61237 -0.57089
Cumulative return 0.61425 -0.56926

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Shenandoah Telecommunications Co and GCI Liberty, 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 Shenandoah Telecommunications Co:

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 SHEN is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Shenandoah Telecommunications Co 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 GCI Liberty, 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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