| Emerson Electric designs and manufactures products and delivers services that bring technology and engineering together to provide solutions for customers in a range of industrial, commercial and consumer markets around the world. Co.'s segments include: Automation Solutions, which provides an array of products, integrated solutions, software and services; AspenTech, which is engaged in asset optimization software that enables industrial manufacturers to design, operate, and maintain their operations for maximum performance; and Climate Technologies, which provides products and services for various areas of the climate control industry, including residential heating and cooling. |
When researching a stock like Emerson Electric, many investors are the most familiar with Fundamental Analysis — looking at a company's balance sheet, earnings, revenues, and what's happening in that company's underlying business. Investors who use Fundamental Analysis to identify good stocks to buy or sell can also benefit from EMR Technical Analysis to help find a good entry or exit point. Technical Analysis is blind to the fundamentals and looks only at the trading data for EMR stock — the real life supply and demand for the stock over time — and examines that data in different ways. One of these ways is called the Relative Strength Index, or RSI. This popular indicator, originally developed in the 1970's by J. Welles Wilder, looks at a 14-day moving average of a stock's gains on its up days, versus its losses on its down days. The resulting EMR RSI is a value that measures momentum, oscillating between "oversold" and "overbought" on a scale of zero to 100. A reading below 30 is viewed to be oversold, which a bullish investor could look to as a sign that the selling is in the process of exhausting itself, and look for entry point opportunities. A reading above 70 is viewed to be overbought, which could indicate that a rally in progress is starting to get crowded with buyers. If the rally has been a long one, that could be a sign that a pullback is overdue.