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Healthcare Services Group, Inc. (HCSG) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Finance   Sub-Sector: Diversified Commercial Services
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 18 Aug 2017NoneDojiTue, 15 Aug 2017-2.49%
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50.70 0.00 (0%) Aug 21 9:46am EDT
Open: 50.62 Range: 50.62 - 50.97 Vol: 5.17K Avg Vol: 323.68K
EPS: 1.14 P/E ratio: 44.40 EBITDA: 129.75M Mkt Cap: 3.70B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 51.31
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is below the 20 day moving average at 51.98
Last Trade is above the 50 day moving average at 49.99
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 43.87
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Daily Chart of HCSG

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "Healthcare Services Group, Inc." (HCSG)?

HCSG is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, HCSG has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 90% of the time with an average daily volume of 323.7K shares being traded. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average, currently at 49.99 for HCSG is also very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. The 20 day moving average is however indicating a predominance of range bound trading with a slight bearish bias, which may indicate beginnings of a topping formation. It is unsurprising to have some profit taking set in at this stage as HCSG's performance has been very strong thus far. Good places to consider buying into HCSG are at the 50 and 200 SMAs currently at 49.99 and 43.87 respectively. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "HCSG".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $51.86* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

Objective Technical Analysis by BannRonn TA LogicEngine ver 1.1. Last Updated - Fri, 18 Aug 2017
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