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West Pharmaceutical Services (WST)

299.68   -0.58 (-0.19%) 01-27 06:13
Open: 300.33 Pre. Close: 300.26
High: 301.28 Low: 296
Volume: 482,838 Market Cap: 22,155M
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. manufactures and sells containment and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products in the United States, Germany, Ireland, France, Other European countries, and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Proprietary Products and Contract-Manufactured Products. The Proprietary Products segment offers stoppers and seals for injectable packaging systems; syringe and cartridge components, including custom solutions for the needs of injectable drug applications, as well as administration systems that enhance the safe delivery of drugs through advanced reconstitution, mixing, and transfer technologies; and films, coatings, and washing and sterilization processes and services to enhance the quality of packaging components. It also provides drug containment solutions, including Crystal Zenith, a cyclic olefin polymer in the form of vials, syringes, and cartridges; and self-injection devices, as well as a range of integrated solutions, including analytical lab services, pre-approval primary packaging support and engineering development, regulatory expertise, and after-sales technical support. This segment serves biologic, generic, and pharmaceutical drug companies. The Contract-Manufactured Products segment is involved in the design, manufacture, and automated assembly of components and devices used in surgical, diagnostic, ophthalmic, injectable, and other drug delivery systems, as well as consumer products. This segment serves pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and medical device companies. It distributes its products through its sales force and distribution network, as well as contract sales agents and regional distributors. The company was founded in 1923 and is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania.

Stock Price Prediction

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High: 301.532 - 303.121 303.121 - 304.472
Low: 292.369 - 294.182 294.182 - 295.725
Close: 296.692 - 299.78 299.78 - 302.407

Technical analysis

as of: 2021-01-26 4:50:32 PM
Stoxline posted a SELL today, downgraded from higher rating. Downward movement to be expected.
Target: Six months: 364.56     One year: 425.80
Support: Support1: 283.79    Support2: 266.28
Resistance: Resistance1: 312.12    Resistance2: 364.56
Pivot: 299.91
Moving Average: MA(5): 300.95     MA(20): 295.17
MA(100): 282.18     MA(250): 234.63
MACD: MACD(12,26): 5.62     Signal(9): 5.97
Stochastic oscillator: %K(14,3): 61.84     %D(3): 65.98
RSI: RSI(14): 59.89
52-week: High: 312.12  Low: 124.53  Change(%): 89.5
Average Vol(K): 3-Month: 42264  10-Days: 44128

Price, moving averages and Bollinger Bands

Price and moving averages has closed below its Short term moving average. Short term moving average is currently above mid-term; AND above long term moving averages. From the relationship between price and moving averages; we can see that: This stock is NEUTRAL in short-term; and BULLISH in mid-long term.
WST has closed above bottom band by 48.5%. Bollinger Bands are 45.6% narrower than normal. The narrow width of the bands suggests low volatility as compared to WST's normal range. The bands have been in this narrow range for 0 bars. This is a sign that the market may be about to initiate a new trend.

Headline News

Mon, 25 Jan 2021
IBM, NextEra Energy, and West Pharmaceutical Join the S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats - Barron's

Tue, 19 Jan 2021
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (WST) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 19, 2021 - Nasdaq

Fri, 15 Jan 2021
Ex-Div Reminder for West Pharmaceutical Services (WST) - Nasdaq

Wed, 13 Jan 2021
Investors Who Bought West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) Shares Five Years Ago Are Now Up 423% - Simply Wall St

Wed, 06 Jan 2021
West Pharmaceutical Services: Unique Business, Intimidating Valuation - Seeking Alpha

Tue, 29 Dec 2020
Is West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE:WST) Potentially Undervalued? - Simply Wall St

Financial Analysis

Growth measures the growth of both a company's revenue and net income. it tells investors how fast a company is growing.
Profitability measures a company’s ability to generate earnings as compared to its expenses and other relevant costs.
Solvency measures a company's ability to meet its long-term debts. Acceptable solvency ratios will vary from industry to industry.
Efficiency measures the strength of a company's return on invested capital. It can identify business that are better managed or not.
Price to Book Value: Outperform Discounted cash flow: Outperform
Return on Assets: Neutral Price to Earnings: Outperform
Return on Equity: Neutral Debt to Equity: Outperform
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Stock Basics & Statistics

Exchange:  NYSE
Sector:  Healthcare
Industry:  Medical Instruments & Supplies
Shares Out. (M) 74
Shares Float (M) 73
% Held by Insiders 0.58
% Held by Institutions 94.54
Shares Short (K) 590
Shares Short P. Month (K) 598

Stock Financials

EPS 4.130
EPS Est This Year 2.670
EPS Est Next Year 2.910
Book Value (p.s.) 23.260
Profit Margin 15.30
Operating Margin 18.12
Return on Assets (ttm) 9.7
Return on Equity (ttm) 19.4
Qtrly Rev. Growth 20.1
Gross Profit (p.s.) 8.193
Sales Per Share 27.594
EBITDA (p.s.) 6.439
Qtrly Earnings Growth 46.20
Operating Cash Flow (M) 430
Levered Free Cash Flow (M) 207

Stock Valuations

PE Ratio 72.56
PEG Ratio 5.10
Price to Book value 12.88
Price to Sales 10.86
Price to Cash Flow 51.50

Stock Dividends

Dividend 0.640
Forward Dividend 0.660
Dividend Yield
Dividend Pay Date 2021-02-02
Ex-Dividend Date 2021-01-18
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