52 Week Range

The Economic Times  Feb 16  Comment 
The scrip was trading 2.07 per cent lower at Rs 2849.85. Shares of the company opened at Rs 2920 and touched a high and low of Rs 2932 and Rs 2803.50, respectively, in trade so far.
The Economic Times  Jan 20  Comment 
Birla Cotsyn, Divis Lab, Nitesh Estates, Shekhawati Poly, Rasoya Proteins, Raj Rayon, Advanced Enzyme Technologies Ltd, Gandhi Special touched their new 52-week lows.
The Economic Times  Dec 23  Comment 
The five observations are explained by the USFDA highlighted that no proper control was exercised over a computer system, facility equipment were not maintained.
Benzinga  Dec 12  Comment 
Line Corp (ADR) (NYSE: LN) shares touched a new 52-week low of $35.20. Galena Biopharma Inc (NASDAQ: GALE) shares reached a new 52-week low of $2.35. Galena Biopharma shares have climbed 61.74 percent over the past 52 weeks, while the S&P...
The Economic Times  Nov 30  Comment 
Majors such as Blue Dart Express, Gujarat Pipavav, Jet Airways, Mayur Uniquoters, United Spirits and Bata India hit fresh 52-week lows during the month.
The Economic Times  Nov 22  Comment 
The Bengalore-based company’s revenues for Q2 is higher by 8.22 per cent at Rs 541.10 crore against Rs 500 crore during the same period last year.


52 Week Range is the highest and lowest prices of the last 52 weeks (one year)

The 52 week range is a simple technical indicator that lists the highest and lowest price at which a security was sold over preceding 52 weeks (or one year).

Investors, especially technical analysts, may use the 52 week range to gauge whether a stock's current price suggests buying, selling, or taking no-action. Many value investors look for stocks that are at or near their 52 week low, but this metric alone does not indicate whether a stock is under-valued. For example, a stock may near its 52 week low in a price correction after earnings expectations for future quarters were revised. There is no guarantee that when share prices reach a 52 week low, the stock will begin to trade higher - it could break down to an even lower level.

However, as 52 Week Range has little to no connection whatsoever with current news or forces affecting companies today, very few investors rely heavily on the metric. Instead, the 52 Week Range is generally used more as a descriptive metric to describe what the stock has done and not what it will do.

Applications of the 52 Week Range

Investors may use the 52 week range as a starting point in a deeper analysis of a stock. It is often useful to compare a stock to general stock market indexes, such as the S&P 500 or the Dow Jones Industrial Average. If the stock is at a low point, while key indexes are not, then that stock is said to be under-performing the market. However, if many widely-owned stocks are hitting 52 week lows around the same time, investors may take this as an indication of a greater market trend and slow overall economic growth. The reverse is true for the 52 week high. In essence, the 52 week range can be used in conjuncture with other metrics to judge the value of a stock in comparison to others.


  • Today, Company ABC is trading at $13.74 per share. One year ago, the company was trading a $18.30. Between then and now, the price of ABC climbed to $24.60, then fell to $10.69 before climbing back to its current price. As such, ABC's 52 Week Range is $10.69 – $24.60.
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