Technical Analysis for SHPG - Shire plc

Grade Last Price % Change $ Change
grade C $175.23 0.70% 1.21
SHPG closed up 0.7 percent on Friday, March 24, 2017, on 75 percent of normal volume. It was able to find support at its 50 day moving average. Note that the stock is in oversold territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a bounce should not be unexpected.
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Mar 24 50 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Mar 23 50 DMA Support Bullish 0.70%
Mar 23 Stochastic Buy Signal Bullish 0.70%
Mar 22 Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 0.62%
Mar 22 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.62%
Mar 22 Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.62%
Mar 22 Lower Bollinger Band Walk Other 0.62%
Mar 22 Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.62%
Mar 21 Fell Below 50 DMA Bearish 1.21%
Mar 21 Bollinger Band Squeeze Range Contraction 1.21%

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Shire plc, a specialty biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research and development, manufacture, sale, and distribution of pharmaceutical products. It operates in three segments: Specialty Pharmaceuticals (SP), Human Genetic Therapies (HGT), and Regenerative Medicine (RM). The SP segment offers products for the treatment of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), including VYVANSE/VENVANSE, a pro-drug stimulant; INTUNIV, an alpha-2A receptor agonist; EQUASYM, a methylphenidate hydrochloride; and ADDERALL XR, an extended release treatment for ADHD. It also produces PENTASA and LIALDA/MEZAVANT for the treatment of ulcerative colitis; and RESOLOR, a 5-HT4 receptor agonist for oral symptomatic treatment of chronic constipation in women. In addition, this segment provides FOSRENOL, a phosphate binder for use in end-stage renal failure patients receiving dialysis; and XAGRID for the reduction of elevated platelet counts in at-risk essential thrombocythemia patients, as well as for the treatment of thrombocythemia. The HGT segment offers REPLAGAL for the treatment of Fabry disease; ELAPRASE for the treatment of hunter syndrome; VPRIV for the treatment of type 1 Gaucher disease; and FIRAZYR for the symptomatic treatment of acute attacks of hereditary angioedema. The RM segment provides DERMAGRAFT, a bio-engineered skin substitute that assists in restoring damaged tissue. The company also licenses its patented antiviral products for human immunodeficiency virus and hepatitis B virus. In addition, it is developing various products in the areas of behavioral health, gastrointestinal, HGT, RM, and other therapeutic areas. The company markets its products directly to government hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, and other agencies; and through wholesalers and distributors. It has operations in North America, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and internationally. Shire plc was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.
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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 209.22
52 Week Low 161.09
Average Volume 1,014,923
200-Day Moving Average 181.919
50-Day Moving Average 174.04
20-Day Moving Average 179.18
10-Day Moving Average 176.652
Average True Range 2.9059
ADX 17.45
+DI 22.25
-DI: 30.58
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 177.6223
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 181.5577
Upper Bollinger Band 186.5025
Lower Bollinger Band 171.8575
Percent B (%b) 0.23
Bandwidth 0.081733