Technical Analysis for WST - West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 306.69 3.28% 9.75
WST closed up 0.14 percent on Monday, April 12, 2021, on 64 percent of normal volume. 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.
Earnings due: Apr 21
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Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
Historical WST trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 3.17%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 3.17%
Up 3 Days in a Row Strength 3.17%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 3.17%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 3.32%
Above Upper BB Strength 3.32%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 3.32%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 3.32%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 4.96%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 4.96%
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60 Minute Opening Range Breakout about 1 hour ago
Up 3% about 3 hours ago
Rose Above Previous Day's High about 6 hours ago
Rose Above Upper Bollinger Band about 6 hours ago
Up 2% about 6 hours ago
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West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. Description

West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. manufactures and sells components and systems for injectable drug delivery and plastic packaging, as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare, and consumer products industries. It operates in two segments, Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems and Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems. The Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems segment provides packaging components and systems for injectable drug delivery, including stoppers and seals for vials, closures and other components that are used in syringe, intravenous and blood collection systems, and prefillable syringe components. This segment also provides contract analytical laboratory services for testing and evaluating primary drug packaging components; and specialized testing for complete drug delivery systems. The Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems segment offers safety and administration systems, and multi component systems for drug administration. This segment's administration systems include sterile devices, such as transfer devices, needleless reconstitution systems, and vial adapters. This segment also offers customer contract-manufacturing and assembly solutions, including technologies, such as multi-component molding, in-mold labeling, ultrasonic welding, and clean room molding and device assembly used to manufacture customer-owned components, as well as devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, other drug delivery systems, personal care, and consumer products. The company distributes its products through its sales force and distribution network, as well as through contract sales agents and regional distributors in the United States, Germany, France, and other European countries. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania.


Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Medical Instruments & Supplies
Keywords: Pharmaceutical Industry Consumer Products IBD 50 Distribution Network Ophthalmic Drug Delivery Packaging Welding Laboratory Services Syringe Collection Systems Drug Delivery System Drug Delivery Systems Pharmaceutical Services Administration Systems Labels Pharmaceutical Delivery Transfer Devices

Is WST a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
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ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 311.95
52 Week Low 163.76
Average Volume 401,334
200-Day Moving Average 276.41
50-Day Moving Average 282.43
20-Day Moving Average 282.56
10-Day Moving Average 288.08
Average True Range 6.41
ADX 16.65
+DI 32.87
-DI 16.12
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 279.41
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 287.66
Upper Bollinger Band 297.74
Lower Bollinger Band 267.38
Percent B (%b) 0.97
BandWidth 10.74
MACD Line 4.24
MACD Signal Line 2.08
MACD Histogram 2.1602
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 21.95 Billion
Num Shares 73.9 Million
EPS 4.13
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 71.90
Price-to-Sales 10.10
Price-to-Book 11.70
PEG Ratio 4.56
Dividend 0.65
Dividend Yield 0.22%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 302.18
Resistance 3 (R3) 302.16 300.41 301.30
Resistance 2 (R2) 300.41 299.07 300.41 301.01
Resistance 1 (R1) 298.67 298.25 299.54 298.69 300.72
Pivot Point 296.92 296.92 297.35 296.92 296.92
Support 1 (S1) 295.18 295.58 296.05 295.20 293.16
Support 2 (S2) 293.43 294.76 293.43 292.87
Support 3 (S3) 291.69 293.43 292.58
Support 4 (S4) 291.71