Technical Analysis for KRA - Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade F 23.93 -1.64% -0.40
KRA closed down 1.64 percent on Friday, December 7, 2018, on 85 percent of normal volume. 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.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Strong Down Down Down
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Dec 7 New 52 Week Closing Low Bearish 0.00%
Dec 7 180 Bearish Setup Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Dec 7 Slingshot Bearish Bearish Swing Setup 0.00%
Dec 7 Stochastic Reached Oversold Weakness 0.00%
Dec 7 Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 0.00%
Dec 7 Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.00%
Dec 6 New 52 Week Closing Low Bearish -1.64%
Dec 6 New 52 Week Low Weakness -1.64%
Dec 6 Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness -1.64%
Dec 4 20 DMA Resistance Bearish -1.89%

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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.
Is KRA a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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200 DMA
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 53.99
52 Week Low 23.48
Average Volume 261,736
200-Day Moving Average 43.8428
50-Day Moving Average 32.1932
20-Day Moving Average 25.966
10-Day Moving Average 25.456
Average True Range 1.3311
ADX 38.17
+DI 20.0273
-DI 30.8096
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 25.5267
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 27.4733
Upper Bollinger Band 28.1839
Lower Bollinger Band 23.7481
Percent B (%b) 0.04
BandWidth 17.083109
MACD Line -1.9326
MACD Signal Line -2.2284
MACD Histogram 0.2957
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 745.5 Million
Num Shares 31.2 Million
EPS 1.39
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 17.22
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) 26.00
Resistance 3 (R3) 26.20 25.70 25.66
Resistance 2 (R2) 25.70 25.18 25.61 25.54
Resistance 1 (R1) 24.82 24.85 24.57 24.62 25.42
Pivot Point 24.32 24.32 24.20 24.23 24.32
Support 1 (S1) 23.44 23.80 23.19 23.24 22.44
Support 2 (S2) 22.94 23.47 22.85 22.32
Support 3 (S3) 22.06 22.94 22.21
Support 4 (S4) 21.86