Technical Analysis for DRRX - DURECT Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
D 2.26 1.35% 0.03
DRRX closed up 0.45 percent on Monday, March 1, 2021, on 67 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average. 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.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Down Down
Historical DRRX trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.48%
NR7 Range Contraction 1.48%
Inside Day Range Contraction 1.48%
Wide Bands Range Expansion 1.48%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 1.48%
50 DMA Resistance Bearish 1.94%
Wide Bands Range Expansion 1.94%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness 1.94%
Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish -0.09%
NR7 Range Contraction -0.09%
Older End-of-Day Signals for DRRX ...

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50 DMA Resistance about 1 hour ago
Rose Above Previous Day's High about 2 hours ago
Rose Above 50 DMA about 2 hours ago
Up 3% about 2 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakout about 2 hours ago
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DURECT Corporation Description

DURECT Corporation, a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops pharmaceutical systems technologies based on its proprietary drug delivery technology platforms. It focuses on the development of products for the treatment of various chronic and episodic disease areas, such as pain, central nervous system disorders, cardiovascular disease, and other chronic diseases. The company manufactures and sells ALZET osmotic pumps used in laboratory research; and a range of LACTEL standard and custom biodegradable polymers and excipients used as raw materials for the pharmaceutical and medical device clients. Its product pipeline includes REMOXY, an oral oxycodone gelatin capsule for chronic pain, which has received complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); POSIDUR, a Phase III clinical trial release formulation of bupivacaine for the treatment of post-surgical pain; ELADUR, a Phase II transdermal bupivacaine patch intended to provide delivery of bupivacaine; and TRANSDUR, a Phase II transdermal sufentanil patch intended to provide delivery of sufentanil. The company's products pipeline also comprises ORADUR-based opioids, including hydrocodone and hydromorphone for the treatment of pain, which are in Phase I clinical trial; oxymorphone, an ORADUR-based opioid for which IND has been accepted by the FDA; ORADUR-ADHD, a drug candidate in Phase I clinical trial for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; and Relday, an injectable risperidone product in Phase I clinical trial used to treat the symptoms of schizophrenia and bipolar I disorder. It is also involved in developing various biologics programs/research programs in other therapeutic categories. DURECT Corporation has strategic agreements with Hospira, Inc., Nycomed Danmark ApS; Pain Therapeutics, Inc.; Zogenix, Inc.; and Pfizer Inc. The company was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Cupertino, California.


Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Drug Manufacturers - Specialty & Generic
Keywords: Pharmaceutical Pain Chemical Compounds Organic Compounds Polymers Symptoms Opioid Schizophrenia Cardiovascular Disease Drug Delivery FDA Chronic Pain Euphoriants Nervous System Disorders Central Nervous System Disorders Ethers Morphinans Chronic Disease Opioids Attention Deficit Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Pharmaceutical And Medical Chronic Diseases Hyperactivity Disorder Transdermal Excipients Pharmaceutical And Medical Device Bupivacaine Hydrocodone Phenols Adhd Drug Delivery Technology Fentanyl Treatment Of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Excipient Oxycodone Hydromorphone Oxymorphone Relday Sufentanil

Is DRRX a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 2.96
52 Week Low 0.9502
Average Volume 2,366,741
200-Day Moving Average 2.10
50-Day Moving Average 2.29
20-Day Moving Average 2.48
10-Day Moving Average 2.44
Average True Range 0.21
ADX 21.39
+DI 17.63
-DI 24.38
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 2.30
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 2.66
Upper Bollinger Band 2.86
Lower Bollinger Band 2.10
Percent B (%b) 0.17
BandWidth 30.87
MACD Line 0.00
MACD Signal Line 0.06
MACD Histogram -0.0575
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 453.09 Million
Num Shares 203 Million
EPS -0.15
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio -14.77
Price-to-Sales 8.58
Price-to-Book 10.72
PEG Ratio -0.46
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 2.43
Resistance 3 (R3) 2.43 2.36 2.39
Resistance 2 (R2) 2.36 2.31 2.36 2.38
Resistance 1 (R1) 2.30 2.28 2.33 2.30 2.37
Pivot Point 2.23 2.23 2.25 2.23 2.23
Support 1 (S1) 2.17 2.18 2.20 2.17 2.09
Support 2 (S2) 2.10 2.15 2.10 2.08
Support 3 (S3) 2.04 2.10 2.07
Support 4 (S4) 2.04