Technical Analysis for ACHN - Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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ACHN closed down 2.8 percent on Thursday, October 19, 2017, on 1.79 times normal volume. The stock fell below its 200 day moving average, damaging its long-term outlook by crossing under that critical trendline. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.
Earnings due: Nov 2
|Weak or Absent||Down||Down||Down|
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|Date||Alert Name||Type||% Chg|
|Oct 19||Downside 200 DMA Break||Bearish||0.00%|
|Oct 19||Stochastic Reached Oversold||Other||0.00%|
|Oct 19||MACD Bearish Centerline Cross||Bearish||0.00%|
|Oct 18||Doji - Bullish?||Reversal||-2.80%|
|Oct 17||MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross||Bearish||-3.48%|
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Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes anti-infective drug therapies in the United States and internationally. It focuses on the development of antivirals for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C viral (HCV) infection. The company's drug candidates for treating chronic HCV infection comprise Sovaprevir, a NS3 protease inhibitor, which has completed a Phase IIa clinical trial; ACH-3102, a NS5A inhibitor that is in Phase IIa clinical trial; and ACH-2684, a NS3 protease inhibitor, which has completed Phase Ia and 1b clinical trials. Its pipeline of antibacterial product candidates includes ACH-702 for the treatment of dermatologic and ophthalmic infections; and ACH-2881 for the treatment of serious resistant bacterial infections, including methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in New Haven, Connecticut.
|Indicator||Bull Case||Neutral / Hold||Bear Case|
|Oversold / Overbought|
|Summary:||Counts: 0 bullish, 3 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.|
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|52 Week High||7.1|
|52 Week Low||3.15|
|200-Day Moving Average||4.2282|
|50-Day Moving Average||4.5151|
|20-Day Moving Average||4.464|
|10-Day Moving Average||4.504|
|Average True Range||0.204|
|Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs )||4.208|
|Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs )||4.432|
|Upper Bollinger Band||4.8974|
|Lower Bollinger Band||4.0306|
|Percent B (%b)||0.15|
|MACD Signal Line||0.0308|
|Market Cap||568.92 Million|
|Num Shares||137 Million|
|Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio||-8.32|
|Pivot Point Level||Traditional / Classic||Fibonacci||Demark||Woodie||Camarilla|
|Resistance 4 (R4)||4.49|
|Resistance 3 (R3)||4.51||4.43||4.44|
|Resistance 2 (R2)||4.43||4.34||4.42||4.42|
|Resistance 1 (R1)||4.29||4.29||4.25||4.27||4.40|
|Support 1 (S1)||4.07||4.12||4.03||4.05||3.92|
|Support 2 (S2)||3.99||4.07||3.98||3.90|
|Support 3 (S3)||3.85||3.99||3.89|
|Support 4 (S4)||3.83|