Technical Analysis for PTLA - Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 49.23 -4.92% -2.55
PTLA closed down 4.92 percent on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, on 1.54 times normal volume. It was able to bounce off of its 200 day moving average, an important long-term support line. The stock fell below its 50 day moving average, damaging its intermediate-term outlook by crossing under that important trendline.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Dec 12 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 0.00%
Dec 12 200 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Dec 12 Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.00%
Dec 12 Wide Bands Range Expansion 0.00%
Dec 12 Oversold Stochastic Weakness 0.00%
Dec 11 Bearish Engulfing Bearish -4.92%
Dec 11 Outside Day Range Expansion -4.92%
Dec 11 Wide Bands Range Expansion -4.92%
Dec 8 NR7 Range Contraction -7.15%
Dec 8 Wide Bands Range Expansion -7.15%

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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: 1 bullish, 1 bearish and 3 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 67.1
52 Week Low 17.74
Average Volume 678,509
200-Day Moving Average 48.51
50-Day Moving Average 50.6662
20-Day Moving Average 50.461
10-Day Moving Average 51.438
Average True Range 2.2332
ADX 15.66
+DI 23.54
-DI 27.44
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 48.6904
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 53.1996
Upper Bollinger Band 53.8174
Lower Bollinger Band 47.1046
Percent B (%b) 0.32
BandWidth 13.302947
MACD Line 0.3337
MACD Signal Line 0.245
MACD Histogram 0.0887
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 2.84 Billion
Num Shares 57.6 Million
EPS -4.55
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio -10.82
Price-to-Sales 85.78
Price-to-Book 24.64
PEG Ratio 0.00
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 54.39
Resistance 3 (R3) 54.72 53.33 53.53
Resistance 2 (R2) 53.33 52.02 53.17 53.24
Resistance 1 (R1) 51.28 51.20 50.59 50.95 52.96
Pivot Point 49.89 49.89 49.54 49.73 49.89
Support 1 (S1) 47.84 48.58 47.15 47.51 45.50
Support 2 (S2) 46.45 47.76 46.29 45.22
Support 3 (S3) 44.40 46.45 44.93
Support 4 (S4) 44.07