Sell Candidate
Fri 21'st Apr 2017

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Acasti Pharma Stock Analysis

Technical stock analysis for Fri 21'st Apr 2017

Sell candidate since 2017-04-21

Acasti Pharma fell by -1.53% in the last day, from USD 1.31 to USD 1.29 The price has fallen in 5 of the last 10 days and is down by -3.01% for this period. Volume has increased in the last day by 31 096 shares, but on falling prices. This is may be an early warning and the risk will be increased slightly for the next couple of days. In total, 35 764 shares bought and sold for approximately USD 46 136.


Given the current horizontal trend you can expect Acasti Pharma with 90% probability to be traded between USD 1.17 and USD 1.47 at the end of this period with 90% probability. A break of a horizontal trend is often followed by a large increase in the volume, and stocks seldom manage to go directly from the bottom of a trend up to the roof. Stocks turning up in the middle of a horizontal trend are therefore considered to be potential runners.


There are few to none technical positive signals at the moment. Acasti Pharma holds sales signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. On corrections up there will be some resistance from the lines at USD 1.32 and USD 1.29. A break-up above any of these levels will issue buy signals. A sales signal was issued from a pivot top point on Monday April 03, 2017, which indicates further falls until a new bottom pivot has been found. Acasti Pharma gained volume on the last day, but on falling prices. In technical terms this is called divergence and may be an early warning. In some cases increasing volume on falling prices may be considered positive, but that is mainly in typical "sell-off's". The very low volume increases the risk and reduces the other technical signals issued.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

RSI14 is 37 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold

Support & Resistance

Acasti Pharma finds support from accumulated volume at USD 1.28, USD 1.27, and USD 1.26. On the upside the stock meets some resistance from accumulated volume at USD 1.45, USD 1.32 and USD 1.35.


This stock is usually traded at good volume, and with minor daily changes the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved USD 0.03 (2.34%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had a daily average volatility of 4.94%.

Our recommended stoploss: We hold a sell evaluation for this stock. No stop-loss set.


Acasti Pharma holds several negative signals and is within a very wide and falling trend, so we believe it will still perform weakly in the next couple of days or weeks. We therefore hold a negative evaluation of this stock. Due to some small weaknesses in the technical picture we have downgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Hold/Accumulate to a Sell Candidate.

Sell Candidate

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