Technical Analysis for PTLA - Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 56.06 46.56% 17.81
PTLA closed up 46.56 percent on Friday, June 23, 2017, on 10.63 times normal volume. The stock rose above its 50 day moving average, improving its intermediate-term outlook by crossing above that important trendline. The bulls were able to push the stock to a new 52-week high. 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.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jun 23 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Jun 23 New 52 Week High Bullish 0.00%
Jun 23 Volume Surge Other 0.00%
Jun 23 Wide Range Bar Range Expansion 0.00%
Jun 23 Reversal New Highs Setup Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%

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Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for the treatment of thrombosis, other hematologic disorders, and inflammation. Its development products include Betrixaban, an oral once-daily inhibitor of Factor Xa, which is in Phase III development trials for the treatment of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in acute medically ill patients; and PRT4445, a recombinant protein that is in Phase II trials to reverse the anticoagulant activity in patients treated with a Factor Xa inhibitor who suffer an uncontrolled bleeding episode or undergo emergency surgery. The company's products under development also comprise PRT2070, which is in Phase I/II studies to treat B-cell hematologic cancers; and PRT2607 that is in Phase I clinical trials for inflammatory disorders. It has a license and collaboration agreement with Biogen Idec Inc. for the development and commercialization of its clinical-stage product candidates PRT2607; license and collaboration agreement with Aciex Therapeutics, Inc. to co-develop and co-commercialize PRT2070 and related compounds for nonsystemic indications; and an agreement with Astellas Pharma, Inc. to research, develop, and commercialize Syk inhibitors. The company was founded in 2003 and is headquartered in South San Francisco, California.
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Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 57.9
52 Week Low 15.68
Average Volume 866,089
200-Day Moving Average 29.1908
50-Day Moving Average 38.8958
20-Day Moving Average 38.1085
10-Day Moving Average 39.098
Average True Range 3.2002
ADX 19.85
+DI 48.21
-DI: 11.88
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 48.2994
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 42.1706
Upper Bollinger Band 46.5964
Lower Bollinger Band 29.6206
Percent B (%b) 1.56
Bandwidth 0.44546
MACD Line 1.3117
MACD Signal Line -0.0853
MACD Histogram 1.397