What is the 52-Week Range?

By Investment U Research Team Most of us know that there are 52 weeks in a year, and it’s this range that’s often the subject of stock analysis. What is the 52-week range? In short, it’s a year-long snapshot of a stock’s performance. It shows both the highest and lowest prices of the security over the past year, as well as the volatility between them. As a result, it’s typically seen as a proxy for risk.
When looking at the 52-week range of a stock, investors should concern themselves with a candlestick chart. This type of display shows a plethora of important information in the context …read more