Technical Analysis for WST - West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
B 299.41 0.23% 0.69
WST closed up 0.23 percent on Friday, January 15, 2021, on 69 percent of normal volume. The price action carved out a bullish hammer (or hammer-like) candlestick pattern. That may indicate an upside reversal. Look for price to trade above the high of the hammer for confirmation.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Signals

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.00%
NR7 Range Contraction 0.23%
NR7-2 Range Contraction 0.23%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.23%
Non-ADX 1,2,3,4 Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 0.47%
NR7 Range Contraction 0.47%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.47%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 0.47%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 0.31%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.31%
Older End-of-Day Signals for WST ...

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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 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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200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 311.95
52 Week Low 124.53
Average Volume 419,487
200-Day Moving Average 250.49
50-Day Moving Average 281.90
20-Day Moving Average 288.66
10-Day Moving Average 297.94
Average True Range 7.02
ADX 23.36
+DI 29.54
-DI 19.15
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 290.88
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 285.07
Upper Bollinger Band 309.57
Lower Bollinger Band 267.74
Percent B (%b) 0.76
BandWidth 14.49
MACD Line 6.66
MACD Signal Line 5.50
MACD Histogram 1.166
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 22.13 Billion
Num Shares 73.9 Million
EPS 4.13
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 72.50
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) 306.99
Resistance 3 (R3) 306.30 303.09 305.72
Resistance 2 (R2) 303.09 301.16 303.43 305.30
Resistance 1 (R1) 301.25 299.97 302.17 301.94 304.88
Pivot Point 298.04 298.04 298.50 298.38 298.04
Support 1 (S1) 296.20 296.11 297.12 296.89 293.94
Support 2 (S2) 292.99 294.92 293.33 293.52
Support 3 (S3) 291.15 292.99 293.10
Support 4 (S4) 291.84