Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) MA Signal Pointing to Sell

Taking a look at some key pivot levels we note that the one month Pivot Woodie support stands at 5.27 while 1-month resistance level is at 5.43.  On the other hand shares would see support at the 1-month pivot woodie of 5.27 and resistance at 5.43.  One of the key differences in calculating Woodie’s Pivot Point to other pivot points is that the current session’s open price is used in the PP formula with the previous session’s high and low.

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Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) ran -0.5703422 after opening at $5.26.  244588 shares traded hands for the 634582140 market cap company.  Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) is a “Sell” according to the social consensus. 

Diving into some additional pivot points we note that the Fibonacci S1 stands at 5.2355466 while the R1 resistance number is 5.3577867.  The S1 Camarilla pivot is 5.3153334 while the R1 resistance is 5.3446665.  The Demark Pivot is as follows: R1 resistance is 5.425 while S1 support is 5.265.

Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) shares hit a high of 5.48 within the past month while touching a low point of 5.18 over the past 30 days. 

Turning to simple moving averages, Investors Real Estate Trust, the below chart outlines the current numbers:

10-Day Simple Moving Average: 5.275
20-Day Simple Moving Average: 5.29325
30-Day Simple Moving Average: 5.3311667
50-Day Simple Moving Average: 5.3621
100-Day Simple Moving Average: 5.470151
200-Day Simple Moving Average: 5.4654994

Consensus Rating: Strong Sell

Turning to Bollinger Bands, the upper 20 band holds at 5.3728914 while the lower is currently 5.2136087.  The average volume over the past 3 months is 358815.6 compared to the 10-day average of 299978.7.

Other moving averages that have been taken into consideration in order to try to figure out the potential direction of the shares include the Hull Moving Average.  The Hull MA currently reads 5.2766666.  The Positive Directional Indicator is at 10.541685.  The volume weighted moving average stands at 5.2914557.  Putting all the pieces together the moving average signal for Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) is a consensus “Strong Sell” signal.

Changing lanes over to oscillators, we see that the Aroon Up oscillator is currently 71.42857 while the Aroon Down shows 100.  These are useful in determining if a reversal might be in the near future.  Given the Ultimate Oscillator number of 53.186447 and Parabolic SAR number of 5.321412, combined with other variables, Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) has been given a consensus oscillator rating of “Buy”. 

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Investors will be closely watching to see if the firm can move towards the $17.875 time high as the Bull Bear Power number stands at -0.11669273.  

Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) has returned -0.5703422 after closing at $—  in the recent session.  The stock is looking to return closer to the 52-week high of $6.