So What’s Better: Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. ($PWOD) Or Bridge Bancorp, Inc. ($BDGE)?

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Major Banks industry are trading: Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. and Bridge Bancorp, 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, Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. opened at 41.51, got to a maximum price of 41.64 and dropped to as low as 41.33 before finishing the session at 41.48. In total there were 2600 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Bridge Bancorp, Inc., which opened at 27.36, had a high of 27.56, a low of 27.15, closed at 27.34 and had a total volume of 30000.

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 Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
Accumulation-distribution index 1053.43514 128.40872
on-balance volume -41.35 -27.22
chaikin money flow

3.76923 3.1
force index

1.7766 0.162
ease of movement rating

-0.00216 0.00088
volume-price trend

-0.83139 -1.66004
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 Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
Average true range 0.51706 0.42267
Bolinger bands 41.75968 27.29627
Upper bollinger band 40.43032 26.84373
Lower bollinger band

41.33 27.15
Bollinger high band indicator

nan nan
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

41.49333 27.35667
High band keltner channel

41.36333 27.15667
Low band keltner channel

41.62333 27.55667
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

41.33 27.15
Donchain channel low band

41.33 27.15
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 Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00359
MACD signal -0.00586 -0.00199
MACD difference -0.00469 -0.0016
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

41.33 27.15
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

41.33 27.15
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

0.12588 0.06829

-2.25171 -4.22049
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

0.83041 1.75928
KST Oscillator (KST)

-19.69653 -60.85523
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-19.69653 -60.85523
KST difference

-2.78697 -1.38364
Ichimoku rating

41.575 27.46
Ichimoku B rating

41.575 27.46
Ichimoku visual trend A

42.89302 29.26459
Ichimoku visual trend B

42.75876 28.83997
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 Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. Bridge Bancorp, Inc.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 34.62246 34.09624
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 -100.0
ultimate oscillator

-59.56796 -30.38655
stochastic oscillator

238.46154 205.0
stochastic oscillator signal

238.46154 205.0
Williams %R rating

138.46154 105.0
awesome oscillator

0.24103 0.03858

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. and Bridge Bancorp, Inc..

Daily return -1.96965 -6.08552
Daily log return -1.1437 -0.59106
Cumulative return -1.13719 -0.58932

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Penns Woods Bancorp, Inc. and Bridge Bancorp, 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 Penns Woods Bancorp, 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 PWOD is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Penns Woods Bancorp, 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 Bridge Bancorp, 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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