Technical Analysis for AMED - Amedisys Inc

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade B 126.535 -0.28% -0.36
AMED closed up 0.31 percent on Thursday, January 17, 2019, on 54 percent of normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. The price action carved out a bearish shooting star candlestick pattern. That may indicate a downside reversal. Look for price to trade beneath the low of the shooting star for confirmation. Note that the stock is in overbought territory based on its Slow Stochastic indicator (14, 3, 3) -- sideways movement or a pullback should not be unexpected.

Trend Table & Recent Signals
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
See historical AMED trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Jan 17 Shooting Star Candlestick Bearish -0.28%
Jan 17 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction -0.28%
Jan 17 NR7 Range Contraction -0.28%
Jan 17 NR7-2 Range Contraction -0.28%
Jan 17 Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength -0.28%
Jan 17 Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.28%
Jan 17 Up 3 Days in a Row Strength -0.28%
Jan 17 Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength -0.28%
Jan 16 MACD Bullish Centerline Cross Bullish 0.03%
Jan 16 NR7 Range Contraction 0.03%

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Profile
Amedisys, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a home health and hospice company. It operates in two segments, Home Health and Hospice. The Home Health segment offers a range of services in the homes of individuals who may be recovering from an illness, injury, or surgical procedure. This segment provides skilled nursing, home health aides, physical and occupational therapy, speech therapy, and medical social services; and chronic care clinical programs for patients with chronic diseases, such as cardiovascular, respiratory, diabetes, behavioral health, rehabilitative, and medical surgical conditions. The Hospice segment offers care that is designed to offer comfort and support for those who are facing a terminal illness, including heart disease, pulmonary disease, dementia, Alzheimer's, HIV/AIDS, or cancer. As of December 31, 2012, the company owned and operated 435 Medicare-certified home health care centers, 97 Medicare-certified hospice care centers, and 2 hospice inpatient units in 38 states within the United States, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Amedisys, Inc. was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Is AMED a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 140.91
52 Week Low 49.98
Average Volume 478,178
200-Day Moving Average 101.985
50-Day Moving Average 121.3922
20-Day Moving Average 116.7745
10-Day Moving Average 121.265
Average True Range 5.1309
ADX 16.68
+DI 25.5755
-DI 15.9646
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 113.0773
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 119.1527
Upper Bollinger Band 128.3055
Lower Bollinger Band 105.2435
Percent B (%b) 0.94
BandWidth 19.749175
MACD Line 1.0224
MACD Signal Line -0.4045
MACD Histogram 1.4269
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 4.29 Billion
Num Shares 33.8 Million
EPS 1.17
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 108.45
Price-to-Sales 1.15
Price-to-Book 3.39
PEG Ratio 1.17
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 130.13
Resistance 3 (R3) 130.30 129.38 129.59
Resistance 2 (R2) 129.38 128.56 129.30 129.41
Resistance 1 (R1) 128.14 128.05 128.76 127.97 129.23
Pivot Point 127.22 127.22 127.54 127.14 127.22
Support 1 (S1) 125.98 126.40 126.60 125.81 124.55
Support 2 (S2) 125.06 125.89 124.98 124.37
Support 3 (S3) 123.82 125.06 124.19
Support 4 (S4) 123.65