Technical Analysis for KRA - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 39.94 -4.34% -1.81
KRA closed down 4.34 percent on Friday, September 17, 2021, on 2.92 times normal volume. It was able to find support at its 50 day moving average.

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Historical KRA trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Fell Below 20 DMA Bearish 0.00%
50 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 0.00%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.00%
BB Squeeze + Lower Band Touch Range Contraction 0.00%
Below Lower BB Weakness 0.00%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 0.00%
20 DMA Support Bullish -4.34%
Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction -4.34%
Inside Day Range Contraction -4.34%
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Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc Description

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. engages in the manufacture and marketing of styrenic block copolymers (SBCs) and other engineered polymers worldwide. The company offers highly-engineered synthetic elastomers that enhance the performance of various end use products by imparting flexibility, resilience, strength, durability, and processability. It also provides isoprene rubber products for use in the production of medical products, adhesives, tackifiers, paints, coatings, and photo-resistors; and isoprene rubber latex, a substitute for natural rubber latex that is used in medical, healthcare, personal care, and food contact operations. In addition, the company is involved in the development and commercialization of polyvinyl chloride alternatives for wire, cable, and medical applications; polymers for use in slush molded automotive and faux leather applications; membrane polymers for water filtration and breathable fabrics; and synthetic cement formulations and other oilfield applications. Further, it offers core commercial grades of SBCs; un-hydrogenated SBCs, which are primarily used in paving and roofing, adhesives, and sealants and coatings, as well as footwear applications; hydrogenated SBCs, which are used in soft touch and flexible materials, personal hygiene products, medical products, and automotive components; and compounds, other polymers, resins, oils, or fillers that are used in various consumer and industrial applications. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. markets its products through various channels, including direct sales force, marketing representatives, and distributors under the Kraton, Elexar, Giving Innovators Their Edge, Nexar, and Cariflex brand names. The company was formerly known as Polymer Holdings LLC and changed its name to Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. in December 2009. Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc. is based in Houston, Texas.


Sector: Basic Materials
Industry: Specialty Chemicals
Keywords: Rubber Adhesives Polymers Chloride Hygiene Hydrogen Packaging Materials Sealant Leather Medical Products Elastomer Filler Elastomers Polyvinyl Chloride Hygiene Products Medical Applications Personal Hygiene Products Vinyl Chloride Rifle Resistor Rubber Products Polymer Chemistry Copolymers Natural Rubber Polymer

Is KRA a Buy, Sell or Hold?

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Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 45.885
52 Week Low 15.77
Average Volume 275,286
200-Day Moving Average 35.71
50-Day Moving Average 39.58
20-Day Moving Average 41.58
10-Day Moving Average 41.36
Average True Range 1.68
ADX 13.93
+DI 16.89
-DI 17.90
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 38.25
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 43.15
Upper Bollinger Bands 43.12
Lower Bollinger Band 40.04
Percent B (%b) -0.03
BandWidth 7.41
MACD Line 0.46
MACD Signal Line 0.75
MACD Histogram -0.2951
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 1.27 Billion
Num Shares 31.9 Million
EPS 6.16
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 6.49
Price-to-Sales 0.58
Price-to-Book 1.46
PEG Ratio 0.25
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 42.94
Resistance 3 (R3) 43.15 42.35 42.44
Resistance 2 (R2) 42.35 41.59 42.25 42.27
Resistance 1 (R1) 41.15 41.12 40.75 40.94 42.11
Pivot Point 40.35 40.35 40.15 40.25 40.35
Support 1 (S1) 39.15 39.59 38.75 38.94 37.77
Support 2 (S2) 38.35 39.12 38.25 37.61
Support 3 (S3) 37.15 38.35 37.44
Support 4 (S4) 36.94