Talend S.A. ($TLND) Faces Up Against ShotSpotter, Inc. ($SSTI)

2019-08-16 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Computer Software: Prepackaged Software industry are trading: Talend S.A. and ShotSpotter, 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, Talend S.A. opened at 39.9, got to a maximum price of 39.9 and dropped to as low as 38.87 before finishing the session at 39.11. In total there were 317200 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to ShotSpotter, Inc., which opened at 30.8, had a high of 31.164, a low of 28.02, closed at 28.11 and had a total volume of 274000.

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 Talend S.A. ShotSpotter, Inc.
Accumulation-distribution index 159.82439 520.22136
on-balance volume -39.95 30.77
chaikin money flow

1.35398 16.27473
force index

-0.0738 5.31139
ease of movement rating

0.0039 0.01061
volume-price trend

-3.28525 -9.41838
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 Talend S.A. ShotSpotter, Inc.
Average true range 0.95604 1.4075
Bolinger bands 39.06656 30.27877
Upper bollinger band 38.45844 26.94123
Lower bollinger band

38.87 28.02
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

nan 1.0
Central keltner channel

39.55667 29.99467
High band keltner channel

39.55667 29.63067
Low band keltner channel

39.55667 30.35867
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

38.87 28.02
Donchain channel low band

38.87 28.02
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 Talend S.A. ShotSpotter, Inc.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd 0.02647
MACD signal -0.00268 0.01471
MACD difference -0.00214 0.01177
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

38.87 28.02
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

38.87 28.02
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

0.41933 0.1726

-2.87063 -28.92905
Mass Index (MI)

1.8 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

3.67436 14.25602
KST Oscillator (KST)

-86.36543 -337.21299
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-86.36543 -337.21299
KST difference

-1.26339 6.97795
Ichimoku rating

39.9 30.982
Ichimoku B rating

39.9 30.982
Ichimoku visual trend A

42.6469 43.23307
Ichimoku visual trend B

40.09003 41.13857
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 Talend S.A. ShotSpotter, Inc.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 33.36126 52.46752
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 -100.0
ultimate oscillator

-38.95079 -28.29367
stochastic oscillator

50.0 863.73626
stochastic oscillator signal

50.0 863.73626
Williams %R rating

-50.0 763.73626
awesome oscillator

-0.07956 0.09958

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Talend S.A. and ShotSpotter, Inc..

Daily return -8.63654 -33.7213
Daily log return -0.55466 4.12502
Cumulative return -0.55313 4.21128

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Talend S.A. and ShotSpotter, 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 Talend S.A.:

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 TLND is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Talend S.A. 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 ShotSpotter, 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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