Technical Analysis for KRA - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade F 21.95 -1.97% -0.44
KRA closed up 0.22 percent on Thursday, October 17, 2019, on 1.2 times normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. Due to the stock's strong downtrend, it may remain oversold for a while. So, if you're looking for a reason to buy, don't put too much weight on it being oversold.

Earnings due: Oct 22

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Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Strong Down Down Down
See historical KRA trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Calm After Storm Range Contraction -1.97%
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction -1.97%
NR7 Range Contraction -1.97%
Wide Bands Range Expansion -1.97%
Up 3 Days in a Row Strength -1.97%
Up 4 Days in a Row Strength -1.97%
Up 5 Days in a Row Strength -1.97%
Oversold Stochastic Weakness -1.97%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bearish Bearish Swing Setup -1.75%
Calm After Storm Range Contraction -1.75%

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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.
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Is KRA a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 0 bullish, 4 bearish and 1 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 40.76
52 Week Low 19.13
Average Volume 259,034
200-Day Moving Average 29.9102
50-Day Moving Average 29.036
20-Day Moving Average 28.754
10-Day Moving Average 25.391
Average True Range 1.6218
ADX 31.26
+DI 14.6743
-DI 41.9524
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 29.1546
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 24.9554
Upper Bollinger Band 38.1009
Lower Bollinger Band 19.4071
Percent B (%b) 0.16
BandWidth 65.012868
MACD Line -2.3734
MACD Signal Line -1.285
MACD Histogram -1.0884
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 697.52 Million
Num Shares 31.2 Million
EPS 1.39
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 16.11
Price-to-Sales 0.82
Price-to-Book 2.82
PEG Ratio 0.28
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 23.11
Resistance 3 (R3) 23.13 22.90 22.99
Resistance 2 (R2) 22.90 22.72 22.90 22.95
Resistance 1 (R1) 22.65 22.61 22.54 22.63 22.91
Pivot Point 22.42 22.42 22.37 22.42 22.42
Support 1 (S1) 22.17 22.24 22.06 22.15 21.87
Support 2 (S2) 21.94 22.13 21.94 21.83
Support 3 (S3) 21.69 21.94 21.79
Support 4 (S4) 21.67