Technical Analysis for WST - West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 105.25 0.95% 0.99
WST closed up 0.95 percent on Friday, January 18, 2019, on 1.37 times normal volume. It was able to find support at its 50 day moving average. It was able to bounce off of its 200 day moving average, an important long-term support line. 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.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
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Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 18 200 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Jan 18 50 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Jan 18 Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
Jan 18 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Jan 17 Death Cross Bearish 0.95%
Jan 17 200 DMA Support Bullish 0.95%
Jan 17 50 DMA Support Bullish 0.95%
Jan 17 MACD Bullish Centerline Cross Bullish 0.95%
Jan 17 Doji - Bearish? Reversal 0.95%
Jan 17 Outside Day Range Expansion 0.95%

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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.
Is WST a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 125.09
52 Week Low 82.74
Average Volume 353,590
200-Day Moving Average 104.2923
50-Day Moving Average 104.0994
20-Day Moving Average 99.7115
10-Day Moving Average 103.221
Average True Range 2.7243
ADX 18.82
+DI 21.2364
-DI 19.8088
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 97.4821
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 99.9229
Upper Bollinger Band 107.4974
Lower Bollinger Band 91.9256
Percent B (%b) 0.86
BandWidth 15.616855
MACD Line 0.3669
MACD Signal Line -0.6551
MACD Histogram 1.022
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 7.79 Billion
Num Shares 74 Million
EPS 2.33
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 45.17
Price-to-Sales 4.84
Price-to-Book 6.01
PEG Ratio 2.07
Dividend 0.56
Dividend Yield 0.53%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 108.03
Resistance 3 (R3) 107.80 106.65 107.56
Resistance 2 (R2) 106.65 105.94 106.76 107.41
Resistance 1 (R1) 105.95 105.51 106.30 106.18 107.25
Pivot Point 104.80 104.80 104.98 104.91 104.80
Support 1 (S1) 104.10 104.09 104.45 104.33 103.25
Support 2 (S2) 102.95 103.66 103.06 103.09
Support 3 (S3) 102.25 102.95 102.94
Support 4 (S4) 102.48