So What’s Better: Univest Financial Corporation ($UVSP) Or Standard AVB Financial Corp. ($STND)?

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Major Banks industry are trading: Univest Financial Corporation and Standard AVB 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, Univest Financial Corporation opened at 25.69, got to a maximum price of 25.89 and dropped to as low as 25.37 before finishing the session at 25.43. In total there were 41100 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Standard AVB Financial Corp., which opened at 27.48, had a high of 27.48, a low of 27.48, closed at 27.48 and had a total volume of 300.

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 Univest Financial Corporation Standard AVB Financial Corp.
Accumulation-distribution index 132.446 217.71303
on-balance volume -25.64 -27.12
chaikin money flow

4.2 0.33569
force index

0.108 0.0022
ease of movement rating

0.0052 -1e-05
volume-price trend

0.19877 0.03657
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 Univest Financial Corporation Standard AVB Financial Corp.
Average true range 0.27032 0.18157
Bolinger bands 25.47056 27.80912
Upper bollinger band 25.15944 26.79088
Lower bollinger band

25.37 27.48
Bollinger high band indicator

nan 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

25.65 27.48
High band keltner channel

25.45 27.48
Low band keltner channel

25.85 27.48
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

25.37 27.48
Donchain channel low band

25.37 27.48
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 Univest Financial Corporation Standard AVB Financial Corp.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00808
MACD signal -0.00137 -0.00449
MACD difference -0.0011 -0.00359
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

25.37 27.48
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

25.37 27.48
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

0.16617 0.04673

0.13407 0.20269
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 2.44
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-0.20807 -0.02621
KST Oscillator (KST)

8.2694 0.9547
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

8.2694 0.9547
KST difference

-1.09292 -3.27824
Ichimoku rating

25.79 27.48
Ichimoku B rating

25.79 27.48
Ichimoku visual trend A

25.61602 27.64843
Ichimoku visual trend B

25.84216 27.63455
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 Univest Financial Corporation Standard AVB 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

39.40243 100.0
stochastic oscillator

260.0 50.0
stochastic oscillator signal

260.0 50.0
Williams %R rating

160.0 -50.0
awesome oscillator

0.00617 -0.00445

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Univest Financial Corporation and Standard AVB Financial Corp..

Daily return 0.82694 0.09547
Daily log return -0.43453 -1.3187
Cumulative return -0.43358 -1.31004

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Univest Financial Corporation and Standard AVB 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 Univest Financial Corporation:

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 UVSP is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Univest Financial Corporation 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 Standard AVB 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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