Sentinel Energy Services Inc. ($STNL) Heads Up Against The9 Limited ($NCTY)

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Business Services industry are trading: Sentinel Energy Services Inc. and The9 Limited. 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, Sentinel Energy Services Inc. opened at 10.24, got to a maximum price of 10.25 and dropped to as low as 10.23 before finishing the session at 10.23. In total there were 534000.0 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to The9 Limited, which opened at 1.0, had a high of 1.09, a low of 1.0, closed at 1.04 and had a total volume of 92700.

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 Sentinel Energy Services Inc. The9 Limited
Accumulation-distribution index 61.41 6.19
on-balance volume -10.24 -1.025
chaikin money flow

3.0 1.0
force index

0.0004 0.00075
ease of movement rating

1e-05 0.00019
volume-price trend

0.09749 -0.25629
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 Sentinel Energy Services Inc. The9 Limited
Average true range 0.00929 0.07483
Bolinger bands 10.23914 1.0
Upper bollinger band 10.21086 1.0
Lower bollinger band

10.23 1.0
Bollinger high band indicator

nan 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 nan
Central keltner channel

10.24 1.03
High band keltner channel

10.23 0.94
Low band keltner channel

10.25 1.12
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

10.23 1.0
Donchain channel low band

10.23 1.0
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 Sentinel Energy Services Inc. The9 Limited
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00155
MACD signal -0.00012 -0.00064
MACD difference -0.0001 -0.00092
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

10.23 1.0
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

10.23 1.0
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

0.05676 0.53757

0.64742 -14.66389
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-0.09765 0.33869
KST Oscillator (KST)

9.63755 -252.99995
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

9.63755 -252.99995
KST difference

-0.24673 -8.3
Ichimoku rating

10.245 1.045
Ichimoku B rating

10.245 1.045
Ichimoku visual trend A

10.15691 1.34148
Ichimoku visual trend B

10.17835 1.23475
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

-4.0 -8.0

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

Momentum Indicator Sentinel Energy Services Inc. The9 Limited
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 100.0 17.67828
True Strength Index (TSI) 100.0 -100.0
ultimate oscillator

90.71072 -36.18992
stochastic oscillator

200.0 100.0
stochastic oscillator signal

200.0 100.0
Williams %R rating

100.0 200.0
awesome oscillator

-0.00433 -0.01017

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Sentinel Energy Services Inc. and The9 Limited.

Daily return 0.96375 -25.3
Daily log return -0.0978 -5.12933
Cumulative return -0.09775 -5.0

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Sentinel Energy Services Inc. and The9 Limited 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 Sentinel Energy Services 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 STNL is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Sentinel Energy Services 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 The9 Limited

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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