Sientra, Inc. ($SIEN) Heads Up Against BRP Inc. ($DOOO)

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Industrial Specialties industry are trading: Sientra, Inc. and BRP Inc.. While these two companies may have very different market capitalizations and balance sheets, they are worth comparing given how they are in the same sector. Below you’ll see how the different technical indicators differ between these two stocks, and we’ll also show what Trading View thinks of them based on the technical analysis. But before we get ahead of ourselves, please note that this is technical analysis only (ie. analyzing how these companies are trading, not digging into the company fundamentals), and therefore you should not rely only on this to guide you on whether you should buy or sell anything – take it with a grain of salt only, and pay attention to the disclaimer below. With that said, many traders find value in technical analysis and others even swear by it, so if that is you, I hope my analysis will be of use to you. Let’s get to it…

First things first: during its last day of trading, Sientra, Inc. opened at 6.93, got to a maximum price of 7.115 and dropped to as low as 6.74 before finishing the session at 6.9. In total there were 748400 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to BRP Inc., which opened at 30.66, had a high of 31.15, a low of 30.51, closed at 31.06 and had a total volume of 15000.

VOLUME ANALYSIS: Generally, the higher the volume indicators are, the better – you need liquidity to trade, after all. All of the volume indicators are as follows… (click here for an explanation on volume)

Volume Indicator Sientra, Inc. BRP Inc.
Accumulation-distribution index 28.24927 108.34487
on-balance volume -6.92 -30.43
chaikin money flow

3.05405 1.61224
force index

0.2107 0.8295
ease of movement rating

0.02361 0.00509
volume-price trend

0.21567 -1.26317
negative volume index

1000.0 1000.0

VOLATILITY ANALYSIS: Now to compare the volatility between these two companies… (click here for an explanation on volatility)

Volatility Indicator Sientra, Inc. BRP Inc.
Average true range 0.31419 0.62581
Bolinger bands 7.01426 30.87733
Upper bollinger band 6.16574 29.74087
Lower bollinger band

6.74 30.51
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

6.92833 30.77333
High band keltner channel

6.74333 30.28333
Low band keltner channel

7.11333 31.26333
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

6.74 30.51
Donchain channel low band

6.74 30.51
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel low band indicator

1.0 1.0

TREND ANALYSIS: Now for the most interesting and detailed part, the trend. Where is the stock actually going? Let’s compare the indicators… (click here for an explanation on trend)

Trend Indicator Sientra, Inc. BRP Inc.
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00901
MACD signal -0.00374 -0.00501
MACD difference -0.00299 -0.00401
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

6.74 30.51
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

6.74 30.51
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX)

unknown unknown
ADX positive

20.0 20.0
ADX negative

20.0 20.0
positive Vortex Indicator (VI)

1.0 1.0
negative VI

1.0 1.0
trend vortex difference

0.62404 0.19053

7.37683 -4.94495
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

-0.18059 1.26153
KST Oscillator (KST)

27.5316 -39.70642
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

27.5316 -39.70642
KST difference

-11.43396 -3.16164
Ichimoku rating

7.0225 30.905
Ichimoku B rating

7.0225 30.905
Ichimoku visual trend A

6.78561 32.51035
Ichimoku visual trend B

6.57167 32.82044
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

-4.0 -4.0

MOMENTUM ANALYSIS: What about momentum? Let’s dive into it… (click here for an explanation on momentum)

Momentum Indicator Sientra, Inc. BRP Inc.
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 100.0 25.89188
True Strength Index (TSI) 100.0 -100.0
ultimate oscillator

48.73054 -102.97104
stochastic oscillator

202.7027 130.61224
stochastic oscillator signal

202.7027 130.61224
Williams %R rating

102.7027 30.61224
awesome oscillator

-0.04525 0.06365

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Sientra, Inc. and BRP Inc..

Daily return 2.75316 -3.97064
Daily log return -4.55314 -1.32569
Cumulative return -4.45104 -1.31695

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Sientra, Inc. and BRP Inc. together. But what does all of the above mean? Various technical indicators above are positive, while others are negative, and if we want to decide overall if the technical analysis indicates a bullish or bearish chart, we have to consider all of them together. That’s what the Trading View widget below can do, so let’s see what it says considering all these indicators. First, here’s Sientra, Inc.:

The verdict above will consider all these technical indicators and consider which are strong and weak, and then put them all together to come up with a conclusion stating whether SIEN is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Sientra, Inc. is a good investment! None of these indicators consider the company fundamentals. All of this data is based on how it trades only. Now with that out of the way, let’s compare it with BRP Inc.

So there you have it. We hope you have found this analysis useful, and if you see any errors or have any feedback, please comment below.

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DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling anything based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.

Gary Ivenchuck

Gary is a stock trading expert and is responsible for covering technical analysis news on Logistics Business Review. Recently he has been working tirelessly to analyse stocks for our readers, and is always available to hear from people asking for stock analysis.
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