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HealthSouth Corporation (HLS) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Hospital/Nursing Management
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 18 Aug 2017NoneBullish EngulfingMon, 07 Aug 20170.46%
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43.97 0.00 (0%) Aug 21 9:45am EDT
Open: 43.89 Range: 43.83 - 44.04 Vol: 7.16K Avg Vol: 942.84K
EPS: 2.74 P/E ratio: 15.97 EBITDA: 817.10M Mkt Cap: 4.33B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 43.99
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 43.61
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 45.79
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 43.35
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Daily Chart of HLS

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "HealthSouth Corporation" (HLS)?

HLS is in a very strong uptrend. In the last 52 weeks, HLS has been trading above the 200 day moving average for 90% of the time with an average daily volume of 942.8K shares being traded. The 50 day moving average, currently at 45.79, although still maintaining a bullish inclination, is however exhibiting characteristics of a medium term trading range. As the dominant long term trend is still up strongly, the high probability trade is still buying the dips. The 20 day moving average is in a trading range and is generally bucking the trend with a bearish bias. HLS was only able to maintain above the 20 SMA for 30% of the time in the last month of trading. Objectively, in a strong uptrend, the high probability strategy is to buy dips. A good area for traders who are considering taking a long position in HLS is near the 200 SMA currently at 43.35. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "HLS".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $48.73* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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