The Battle Of Umpqua Holdings Corporation ($UMPQ) And First Savings Financial Group, Inc. ($FSFG)

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Savings Institutions industry are trading: Umpqua Holdings Corporation and First Savings Financial Group, 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, Umpqua Holdings Corporation opened at 15.5, got to a maximum price of 15.6 and dropped to as low as 15.18 before finishing the session at 15.28. In total there were 1173500 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to First Savings Financial Group, Inc., which opened at 61.25, had a high of 61.25, a low of 61.1, closed at 61.25 and had a total volume of 3800.

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 Umpqua Holdings Corporation First Savings Financial Group, Inc.
Accumulation-distribution index 840.632 61.04
on-balance volume 15.48 -61.04
chaikin money flow

7.4 0.24915
force index

0.6468 0.252
ease of movement rating

-0.0004 0.00054
volume-price trend

-1.32305 3.61709
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 Umpqua Holdings Corporation First Savings Financial Group, Inc.
Average true range 0.2437 0.47281
Bolinger bands 15.58198 61.1
Upper bollinger band 14.98802 61.1
Lower bollinger band

15.18 61.1
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

15.42667 61.2
High band keltner channel

15.32667 61.2
Low band keltner channel

15.52667 61.2
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

15.18 61.1
Donchain channel low band

15.18 61.1
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 Umpqua Holdings Corporation First Savings Financial Group, Inc.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.01625
MACD signal 0.00262 -0.0055
MACD difference 0.00209 -0.01074
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

15.18 61.1
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

15.18 61.1
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

0.26808 0.69682
trix

-7.15722 3.59868
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 2.952
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

1.43806 -3.44391
KST Oscillator (KST)

-86.53581 59.73203
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-86.53581 59.73203
KST difference

3.15921 0.0
Ichimoku rating

15.55 61.25
Ichimoku B rating

15.55 61.25
Ichimoku visual trend A

16.84541 58.95694
Ichimoku visual trend B

16.71221 59.67394
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

4.0 -12.0

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

Momentum Indicator Umpqua Holdings Corporation First Savings Financial Group, Inc.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 50.76943 100.0
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 100.0
ultimate oscillator

-41.25506 95.82628
stochastic oscillator

420.0 50.0
stochastic oscillator signal

420.0 50.0
Williams %R rating

320.0 -50.0
awesome oscillator

0.11209 -0.02833

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Umpqua Holdings Corporation and First Savings Financial Group, Inc..

Daily return -8.65358 5.9732
Daily log return 1.37392 -0.73922
Cumulative return 1.3834 -0.7365

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Umpqua Holdings Corporation and First Savings Financial Group, 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 Umpqua Holdings 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 UMPQ is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Umpqua Holdings 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 First Savings Financial Group, 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.

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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