Technical Analysis for AMPH - Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 21.78 -0.46% -0.10
AMPH closed down 0.46 percent on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, on 39 percent of normal volume. The price action carved out a bearish shooting star candlestick pattern. That may indicate a downside reversal. Look for price to trade beneath the low of the shooting star for confirmation. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
See historical AMPH trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 16 Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish 0.00%
Jan 16 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Jan 15 180 Bullish Setup Bullish Swing Setup -0.46%
Jan 15 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength -0.46%
Jan 15 Inside Day Range Contraction -0.46%
Jan 15 Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.46%
Jan 14 Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 2.21%
Jan 14 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 2.21%
Jan 14 Overbought Stochastic Strength 2.21%
Jan 14 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 2.21%

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Amphastar Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a generic and specialty pharmaceutical company, engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of generic and proprietary pharmaceuticals, delivery systems, and active pharmaceutical ingredients. The company focuses on injectable, inhalation, and other categories of pharmaceutical products. Its products include Enoxaparin Sodium Injection, which is indicated for the prophylaxis of deep vein thrombosis, which may lead to pulmonary embolism and the inpatient/outpatient treatment of acute deep vein thrombosis; Amphadase, a protein enzyme that is prepared from a highly purified bovine testicular hyaluronidase; Cortrosyn for Injection, a diagnostic agent that is used in the screening of patients presumed to have adrenocortocal insufficiency; and prefilled disposable emergency syringes for crash cart use. The company's products also include Lidocaine HCl Jelly, a preservative-free topical local anesthetic agent that is provided in a prefilled syringe; Naloxone HCl Injection for the complete or partial reversal of narcotic depression and diagnosis of suspected acute opioid overdose; and Phytonadione Injection (Vitamin K1) for newborns. In addition, it markets its drug development pipeline and patented technologies. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, California with manufacturing subsidiaries/facilities in South El Monte, California; and West Roxbury and Canton, Massachusetts.
Is AMPH a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 22.74
52 Week Low 14.4
Average Volume 284,833
200-Day Moving Average 18.4842
50-Day Moving Average 20.5882
20-Day Moving Average 20.5535
10-Day Moving Average 21.215
Average True Range 0.7474
ADX 18.29
+DI 26.1322
-DI 14.7212
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 20.0678
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 21.1322
Upper Bollinger Band 22.3549
Lower Bollinger Band 18.7521
Percent B (%b) 0.84
BandWidth 17.528888
MACD Line 0.3863
MACD Signal Line 0.2105
MACD Histogram 0.1759
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 1.01 Billion
Num Shares 46.2 Million
EPS 0.08
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 272.25
Price-to-Sales 3.41
Price-to-Book 2.55
PEG Ratio 2.73
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 22.67
Resistance 3 (R3) 22.74 22.53 22.52
Resistance 2 (R2) 22.53 22.30 22.49 22.47
Resistance 1 (R1) 22.15 22.16 22.05 22.08 22.42
Pivot Point 21.94 21.94 21.88 21.90 21.94
Support 1 (S1) 21.56 21.71 21.46 21.49 21.14
Support 2 (S2) 21.35 21.57 21.31 21.09
Support 3 (S3) 20.97 21.35 21.04
Support 4 (S4) 20.90