New Analysis: United Community Financial Corp. ($UCFC) vs Entegra Financial Corp. ($ENFC)

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Banks industry are trading: United Community Financial Corp. and Entegra Financial Corp.. 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, United Community Financial Corp. opened at 9.75, got to a maximum price of 9.82 and dropped to as low as 9.55 before finishing the session at 9.6. In total there were 93100 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Entegra Financial Corp., which opened at 30.03, had a high of 30.03, a low of 29.91, closed at 29.97 and had a total volume of 3600.

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 United Community Financial Corp. Entegra Financial Corp.
Accumulation-distribution index 75.34303 492.87764
on-balance volume 9.74 -29.95
chaikin money flow

6.71429 0.49983
force index

0.0648 0.0024
ease of movement rating

-0.00017 0.00028
volume-price trend

0.22929 1.57781
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 United Community Financial Corp. Entegra Financial Corp.
Average true range 0.09955 0.13039
Bolinger bands 9.83713 29.91914
Upper bollinger band 9.41287 29.89086
Lower bollinger band

9.55 29.91
Bollinger high band indicator

nan nan
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

9.70667 29.99
High band keltner channel

9.63667 29.99
Low band keltner channel

9.77667 29.99
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

9.55 29.91
Donchain channel low band

9.55 29.91
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 nan
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 United Community Financial Corp. Entegra Financial Corp.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00022
MACD signal 0.00187 -0.00012
MACD difference 0.0015 -0.0001
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

9.55 29.91
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

9.55 29.91
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

0.1112 0.07676
trix

1.52594 1.56297
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.8
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-0.2243 -1.53707
KST Oscillator (KST)

24.0517 54.17382
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

24.0517 54.17382
KST difference

4.02115 -0.08811
Ichimoku rating

9.785 30.03
Ichimoku B rating

9.785 30.03
Ichimoku visual trend A

9.5074 29.00984
Ichimoku visual trend B

9.62831 29.28694
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 United Community Financial Corp. Entegra Financial Corp.
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

52.86343 92.7583
stochastic oscillator

385.71429 50.0
stochastic oscillator signal

385.71429 50.0
Williams %R rating

285.71429 -50.0
awesome oscillator

0.01025 -0.00883

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for United Community Financial Corp. and Entegra Financial Corp..

Daily return 2.40517 5.41738
Daily log return 1.55847 -0.03344
Cumulative return 1.57068 -0.03343

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing United Community Financial Corp. and Entegra Financial Corp. 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 United Community Financial Corp.:

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 UCFC is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether United Community Financial Corp. 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 Entegra Financial Corp.

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.

Abigale Lormen

Abigale is a Masters in Business Administration by education. After completing her post-graduation, Abigale jumped the journalism bandwagon as a freelance journalist. Soon after that she landed a job of reporter and has been climbing the news industry ladder ever since to reach the post of editor at amarketreportsjournal.
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