The shares of West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) traded with a loss of -0.73 points or -0.97% in the most recent session. The shares last traded at $74.31. As per the trading info, the shares saw $18.9 million in upticks and lost $4.17 million in downticks, resulting in a net money flow of $14.73 million. The up/down ratio for the day was measured at 4.53. For the week, the shares had posted -3.03%.From the block trade data available, the total upticks were valued at $15.23 million and the total downticks were valued at $0 million, thereby putting the up/down ratio at 0. The net money flow for the block transaction was $15.23 million.
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. has dropped 3.58% in the last five trading days, however, the shares have posted positive gains of 3.78% in the last 4 weeks. West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is up 13.03% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 23.17%.
Currently the company Insiders own 5.13% of West Pharmaceutical Services shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -6.67% . Institutional Investors own 92.84% of West Pharmaceutical Services shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -11.37%. . On the companys insider trading activities, Malone Daniel, officer (Vice President & Controller) of West Pharmaceutical Services Inc, unloaded 3,950 shares at an average price of $74.95 on June 2, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $296,053, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
West Pharmaceutical Services (NYSE:WST) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Friday as its shares dropped 1.53% or 1.15 points. After the session commenced at $75.51, the stock reached the higher end at $75.51 while it hit a low of $73.59. With the volume soaring to 876,574 shares, the last trade was called at $73.89. The company has a 52-week high of $77.7099. The company has a market cap of $5,400 million and there are 73,077,552 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $52.79.
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a manufacturer of components and systems for the packaging and delivery of injectable drugs, as well as delivery system components for the pharmaceutical, healthcare and consumer products industries. The Companys products include stoppers and seals for vials, prefillable syringe components and systems, components for intravenous and blood collection systems, safety and administration systems, advanced injection systems, and contract design and manufacturing services. The Companys customers include producers of pharmaceuticals, biologics, medical devices and personal care products. The Companys reportable segments include Pharmaceutical Packaging Systems segment (Packaging Systems) and the Pharmaceutical Delivery Systems segment (Delivery Systems).