WST Forecast and Technical Stock Analysis
Buy candidate since 2019-07-22
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc gained 1.32% in the last trading day ( Monday, 22nd Jul 2019 ), rising from $121.41 to $123.01 During the day the stock fluctuated 1.22% from a day low at $121.73 to a day high of $123.22. The price has fallen in 6 of the last 10 days , but is still up by 0.1% over the past 2 weeks. Volume has increased in the last day along with the price, which is a positive technical sign, and, in total, 55 999 more shares were traded than the day before. In total, 330 294 shares bought and sold for approximately $40.63 million.
- 30 day high of the WST stock price was $127.06 and low was $120.11.
- 90 day high was $127.06 and low was $112.33.
- 52 week high for West Pharmaceutical Services Inc - $127.06 and low - $91.75.
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc lies in the middle of a weak rising trend in the short term and a further rise within the trend is signaled. Given the current short-term trend, the stock is expected to rise 4.17% during the next 3 months and, with 90% probability hold a price between $122.40 and $133.88 at the end of this period.
Only positive signals in the chart today. West Pharmaceutical Services Inc holds buy signals from both short- and long-term moving averages. In addition, there is a general buy signal from the relation between the two signals where the short-term average is above the long-term average. On corrections down there will be some support from the lines at $122.92 and $121.91. A break down below any of these levels will issue sell signals. A buy signal was issued from a pivot bottom point on Friday July 19, 2019, which indicates further gains until a new top pivot has been found. Volume is rising along with the price. This is considered to be a good technical signal.
Relative Strength Index (RSI)
RSImin/max Values: [ 25 - 75 ]
RSI14 is 41 and the stock is currently not being overbought or oversold
* Stockinvest.us uses dynamical calculated RSI max/min levels to determine when stock is oversold or overbought based on historical behaviour.
Support & Resistance
West Pharmaceutical Services Inc finds support from accumulated volume at $122.78.
This stock is usually traded at a good volume, and with minor daily changes, the risk is considered to be low. During the last day, the stock moved $1.49 (1.22%) between high and low. For the last week, the stock has had daily average volatility of 1.35%.
Our recommended stop-loss: $115.89 (-5.79%) (This stock has low daily movements and this gives low risk. There is a buy signal from pivot bottom found 1 days ago.)
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West Pharmaceutical Services Inc holds several positive signals and is within a weak rising trend. As the old saying says, "Let the trend be your friend.'". We therefore consider it to be a good choice at these current levels and we are expecting further gains during the next 3 months. We have upgraded our recommendation for this stock since last evaluation from a Sell Candidate to a Strong Buy Candidate.
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