Technical Analysis Report on Transocean Ltd

BATS:RIG   Transocean Ltd (Switzerland)
Market Overview:
As of the last trading session, Transocean Ltd's stock (NYSE: RIG) experienced a significant decline, closing at $5.22, which marked a 10.31% drop. This analysis aims to provide an in-depth examination of RIG's current technical posture, utilizing a variety of technical indicators and chart patterns observed over recent trading periods.

Technical Indicators and Patterns:
Ichimoku Cloud: Analysis of the Ichimoku Cloud shows the price breaking below the cloud, signaling a bearish trend. This breakdown suggests potential continuation to the downside unless there is a significant reversal back above the cloud.
Moving Averages: Across multiple time frames, the stock has broken below key simple and exponential moving averages, including the 10, 20, 30, and 50-day MAs, all of which are trending downwards and signaling sell. The 200-day MA is positioned at 6.67, serving as a critical resistance point.
RSI and Stochastic Oscillators: The Relative Strength Index (RSI) is currently at 33.19, indicating that the stock is approaching oversold conditions but not yet at an extreme level that typically suggests a reversal. The Stochastic RSI also underscores a bearish momentum with no immediate signs of recovery.
Volume and Volatility: The recent trading session showed a spike in volume, coinciding with the price drop, which could indicate strong selling pressure. Volatility as depicted by Bollinger Bands shows the price breaching the lower band, further validating the bearish momentum.
Fibonacci Retracements and Pivots: Utilizing the Fibonacci retracement tool from the recent high of $6.88 to the low of $5.22, significant resistance can be expected around the 0.618 retracement level at $6.16. Current pivot point analysis suggests a resistance near $5.85 and support around $5.25.
Price Prediction and Trading Strategy:

Short-Term Targets: Considering the bearish indicators, the immediate downside target is around the next support level at $5.00. If the selling pressure persists, further decline towards $4.81 (S3 pivot point) is plausible.
Resistance Levels to Watch: Any short-term recovery should face resistance near $5.60, with more significant barriers at $5.85 (pivot point) and $6.16 (Fibonacci 0.618 level).
Entry and Exit Points: For bearish trades, consider shorting near resistance levels of $5.60 or $5.85, with stop-loss orders slightly above $6.00. If aiming for long positions, wait for bullish reversal signals, possibly around the $5.00 mark or below, with a tight stop-loss to manage risks.
Transocean Ltd currently exhibits several bearish signals across its technical framework, making it a potential candidate for short positions or a watch for buy opportunities at lower support levels. Traders should closely monitor volume and any potential news that could impact market sentiment and price action. The technical analysis indicates a cautious approach, with key attention to resistance and support dynamics that dictate the next movements for RIG shares.


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