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HCA Holdings
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Summary:
Weekly :Overbought sectorBroken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionBroken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionWilliams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are overboughtRelative Strength Index is strongly overboughtLane's Stochastic bearish divergence
Daily :Williams' Percentage Range is overboughtRelative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic are strongly overboughtLane's Stochastic bearish divergenceThe Bollinger Bands are historically far apart
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It was a fifth consecutive positive week for the HCA Holdings (HCA). During the week, the HCA gained 6.01 points, or 4.84%, and closed at 130.16 on Friday, August 03, 2018. HCA was trading at average weekly trading volume.

HCA is a member of Healthcare Sector. Healthcare is the most overbought sector. Sector/industry rotation is considered a proven strategy to beat the market. Use the following links to find overbought/oversold technical indicators by Sector or by Industry.

Long-term trend: [See HCA long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on August 9, 2011 at 17.03 and reached 130.29 on August 3, 2018. HCA gained -113.26 points, or -665.06%, in 364 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Pennant chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (74.41) is broken, while daily and weekly technical indicators are overbought. Uptrend is exhausted and trend reversal is possible soon. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend resistance line in a long-term trend.

Medium-term trend: [See HCA medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term uptrend had started on May 1, 2018 at 93.03 and reached 130.29 on August 3, 2018. HCA gained -37.26 points, or -40.05%, in 13 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (108.46) is broken, while daily and weekly technical indicators are overbought. Uptrend is exhausted and trend reversal is possible soon. Use the following links to access Trend Support/Resistance Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with broken trend resistance line in a medium-term trend.

Weekly Technical Indicators: [See HCA weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic are overbought while Relative Strength Index is strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought weekly Williams' Percentage Range and Lane's Stochastic or strongly overbought weekly Relative Strength Index. Weekly Lane's Stochastic has bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly Lane's Stochastic bearish divergence. The divergence between price and indicator is considering one of the most important buy/sell stocks trading signal. Oscillators are designed to signal a possible trend reversal. They can act as alerts and should be taken in conjunction with other technical analysis tools. Oscillators can be used to confirm other technical signals. Use the following links to access Lane's Stochastic, Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range help.

The weekly MACD line is above its signal line since July 20, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current medium-term uptrend is strong. Use the following link to access a MACD help.

Short-term trend: [See HCA short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on July 2, 2018 at 101.30 and reached 130.29 on August 3, 2018. HCA gained -28.99 points, or -28.62%, in 32 days. The chart has formed a Rising Channel chart pattern.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See HCA daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is overbought while Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic are strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range or strongly overbought daily Relative Strength Index and Lane's Stochastic. Daily Lane's Stochastic has bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with daily Lane's Stochastic bearish divergence.

The daily MACD line is above its signal line since July 12, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high, but getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is still strong, and momentum is beginning to wane.

The distance between the Bollinger Bands (27.04%) is close to one year high (21.75%). It is 207.56% higher then one year average. It indicates the period of high volatility of the stock price, and it is considered a sell signal for the option traders. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 91.86
Strong Overbought
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 17.70
Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 90.90
Strong Overbought Bearish
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 88.36
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 4.10
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 90.19
Strong Overbought
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 12.10
Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 81.17
Overbought Bearish
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 81.71
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 4.45
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Upper Bollinger Band 133.85
Price 130.16
Daily Stochastic Crossing 128.68
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 125.91
Parabolic System 123.55
Weekly Trendline Resistance 114.08
20 Day Moving Average 113.89
50 Day Moving Average 108.51
Weekly Trendline Support 108.46
Lower Bollinger Band 98.65
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Healthcare 9
Industry Hospitals 136
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Low 101.30
Low Date 07/02/2018
High 130.29
High Date 08/03/2018
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Channel
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 114.08
Support 108.46
Low 93.03
Low Date 05/01/2018
High 130.29
High Date 08/03/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 71.18
Low Date 10/13/2017
High 130.29
High Date 08/03/2018
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 43.91
Low Date 08/24/2015
High 130.29
High Date 08/03/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Pennant
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 89.20
Support 74.41
Low 17.03
Low Date 08/09/2011
High 130.29
High Date 08/03/2018
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