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HCA Holdings
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Summary:
Weekly :Overbought sectorBroken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionBroken uptrend resistance line - uptrend exhaustionLane's Stochastic is overboughtRelative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range are strongly overboughtStochastic has declined below the signal lineLane's Stochastic and MACD bearish divergence
Daily :Williams' Percentage Range is overboughtStochastic has declined below the signal lineA Parabolic SAR indicator is above and near the price
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It was the negative week for the HCA Holdings (HCA). During the week, the HCA gave back -0.15 points, or -0.11%, and closed at 138.97 on Friday, October 05, 2018. Weekly volume was -22% below average.

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 141.05 on October 2, 2018. HCA gained -124.02 points, or -728.24%, in 373 weeks. The chart has formed a Rising Pennant chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (75.90) 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 141.05 on October 2, 2018. HCA gained -48.02 points, or -51.62%, in 22 weeks. The chart has formed a Broadening Ascending Wedge chart pattern. The uptrend resistance line (113.60) 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 Lane's Stochastic is overbought while Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range are strongly overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought weekly Lane's Stochastic or strongly overbought weekly Relative Strength Index and Williams' Percentage Range. During the last week, weekly Lane's Stochastic main line (%K) has declined below the overbought signal line (%D). Such crossover is considered a bearish signal. Weekly Lane's Stochastic and MACD have bearish divergence. Use the following links to access the Lane's Stochastic and MACD help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with weekly Lane's Stochastic and MACD 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. 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 141.05 on October 2, 2018. HCA gained -39.75 points, or -39.24%, in 92 days. The price is now at the 5.23% retracement level.

Daily Technical Indicators: [See HCA daily technical indicators chart]
Daily Williams' Percentage Range is overbought. Use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with overbought daily Williams' Percentage Range. During the last week, daily Lane's Stochastic main line (%K) has declined below the overbought signal line (%D). Such crossover is considered a bearish signal.

The daily MACD line is above its signal line since September 26, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is getting weak.

A Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal) indicator (138.08) comes close to the price (138.97). It indicates that the trend is getting weaker. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.

Daily Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 70.58
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 16.70
Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 76.23
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 76.69
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 2.37
Weekly Oscillators
Description Value Status Divergence Chart
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 90.53
Strong Overbought
Williams' Percentage Range (W%R) 4.50
Strong Overbought
Lane's Stochastic (%D-Slow) 87.34
Overbought Bearish
Greed/Fear Indicator (GFI) 85.88
Overbought
Moving Average Converg./Diverg. (MACD) 8.87 Bearish
Trading Signals
Description Value Chart
Upper Bollinger Band 141.64
Weekly Stochastic Crossing 139.25
Daily Stochastic Crossing 139.15
Price 138.97
Parabolic System 138.08
20 Day Moving Average 135.24
50 Day Moving Average 131.93
Lower Bollinger Band 129.77
Weekly Trendline Resistance 128.98
Weekly Trendline Support 113.60
Sector and Industry
Description Name Rank
Sector Healthcare 9
Industry Hospitals 146
Daily Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Low 101.30
Low Date 07/02/2018
High 141.05
High Date 10/02/2018
Weekly Trend
Monthly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Broadening Ascending Wedge
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 128.98
Support 113.60
Low 93.03
Low Date 05/01/2018
High 141.05
High Date 10/02/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 71.18
Low Date 10/13/2017
High 141.05
High Date 10/02/2018
Quarterly Trend
Yearly Trend
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Uptrend
Status
Resistance
Support
Low 43.91
Low Date 08/24/2015
High 141.05
High Date 10/02/2018
Description Value
Direction Up
Chart Pattern Rising Pennant
Status Broken Resistance
Resistance 88.99
Support 75.90
Low 17.03
Low Date 08/09/2011
High 141.05
High Date 10/02/2018
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