We Compared Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida ($SBCF) and Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. ($AUBN)

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Major Banks industry are trading: Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida and Auburn National Bancorporation, 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, Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida opened at 24.25, got to a maximum price of 24.25 and dropped to as low as 23.79 before finishing the session at 23.94. In total there were 195500 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc., which opened at 39.41, had a high of 39.91, a low of 39.41, closed at 39.91 and had a total volume of 1400.

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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc.
Accumulation-distribution index 120.1324 505.44299
on-balance volume 24.18 39.51
chaikin money flow

1.55118 1.0
force index

1.09095 -0.0909
ease of movement rating

-0.00214 0.00623
volume-price trend

-1.63539 4.16815
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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc.
Average true range 0.42699 0.67181
Bolinger bands 24.42169 39.52485
Upper bollinger band 23.48831 39.35515
Lower bollinger band

23.79 39.41
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

24.09667 39.57667
High band keltner channel

24.09667 39.07667
Low band keltner channel

24.09667 40.07667
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

23.79 39.41
Donchain channel low band

23.79 39.41
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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd 0.00135
MACD signal 0.00411 0.00075
MACD difference 0.00329 0.0006
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

23.79 39.41
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

23.79 39.41
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

0.25395 0.36503
trix

-5.06733 8.9927
Mass Index (MI)

1.8 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

1.75442 -3.69596
KST Oscillator (KST)

-68.68107 103.48762
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-68.68107 103.48762
KST difference

3.22967 0.42
Ichimoku rating

24.25 39.66
Ichimoku B rating

24.25 39.66
Ichimoku visual trend A

25.86766 36.8143
Ichimoku visual trend B

25.65235 36.98712
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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 50.51766 100.0
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 100.0
ultimate oscillator

-35.53721 100.0
stochastic oscillator

50.0 100.0
stochastic oscillator signal

50.0 100.0
Williams %R rating

-50.0 -50.0
awesome oscillator

0.15508 -0.00471

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida and Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc..

Daily return -6.86811 10.34876
Daily log return 1.3776 0.15213
Cumulative return 1.38714 0.15225

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida and Auburn National Bancorporation, 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 Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida:

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 SBCF is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida 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 Auburn National Bancorporation, 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.
Abigale Lormen

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