Transcat, Inc. (TRNS) are in focus as we look at near-term expected movement. The reading from the 40-day commodity channel index is currently Hold. The CCI indicator is mainly used to identify oversold and overbought levels. The signal direction is Bullish.

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Shifting to the 50-day moving average vs price signal, the reading is measured at Sell for Transcat, Inc. (TRNS).

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This indicator is used to watch price changes. After a recent look, the signal strength is Weak, and the signal direction is Weakest.

Investors may also be interested in following other technical signals. Checking on the 50-day parabolic time/price signal, we can see the signal is presently Sell. The parabolic strength is Weak, and the direction is Weakest.

Many investors will often want to widen the focus when studying equities. Let us now take a look at some longer term technical indicators. Transcat, Inc. (TRNS) currently has a 60-day commodity channel index of Hold. The CCI indicator is typically used to scope out overbought and oversold levels. The direction is presently Bullish.

Changing lanes, the 100-day moving average verse price signal is Sell for Transcat, Inc. (TRNS). The 100-day MA verse price strength is Average, and the direction of the signal is Weakest.

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