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LHC Group (LHCG) - Buy, Sell or Hold?

Sector: Health Care   Sub-Sector: Medical/Nursing Services
Trade DateCurrent Candlestick PatternPrevious Candlestick PatternWhenPerformance Since
Fri, 18 Aug 2017NoneBearish EngulfingWed, 02 Aug 201711.42%
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64.20 0.00 (0%) Aug 21 9:43am EDT
Open: 65.19 Range: 64.20 - 65.19 Vol: 8.65K Avg Vol: 156.58K
EPS: 2.26 P/E ratio: 28.46 EBITDA: 92.03M Mkt Cap: 1.18B
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Short Term: Trend is Down
Last Trade is below the 5 day moving average at 64.45
Medium Term: Trading is Range Bound
Last Trade is above the 20 day moving average at 61.85
Last Trade is below the 50 day moving average at 64.23
Long Term: Trend is Up
Last Trade is above the 200 day moving average at 53.44
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Daily Chart of LHCG

Stock Trend Analysis - Buy, Sell or Hold "LHC Group" (LHCG)?

LHCG is in a long term trading range with an upward bias. The last 52 weeks has seen this stock maintain an upward swing with about 77% of the time spent trading above the 200 day moving average. In the medium term, the 50 day moving average for LHCG is very bullish, indicating good swing trading opportunities for longs. The 20 day moving average is on the other hand exhibiting slightly weak price action in a trading range. As the dominant longer term and medium term trend is still up, a tradedable bounce can be expected from support levels in the vicinity of the 200 SMA at around 53.44. Click here for the latest support & resistance levels to help you finetune your entry into or exit out of "LHCG".

The analyst consensus estimates for the 1 year price target for this stock is $68.63* (*source: Yahoo Finance).

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