Technical Analysis for HCA - HCA Holdings, Inc.

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
C 254.85 0.48% 1.21
HCA closed up 0.48 percent on Thursday, January 26, 2023, on 1.49 times normal volume. The price action carved out a bullish hammer (or hammer-like) candlestick pattern. That may indicate an upside reversal. Look for price to trade above the high of the hammer for confirmation.

Trend Table & Recent EOD Trading Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Strong Up Up Down

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
20 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Hammer Candlestick Bullish 0.00%
Lizard Bullish Bullish Day Trade Setup 0.00%
Doji - Bullish? Reversal 0.00%
Earnings Movers Other 0.00%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other 0.00%
Outside Day Range Expansion 0.00%
MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross Bearish 0.48%
20 DMA Support Bullish 0.48%
Earnings Movers Other 0.48%

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Outside Day about 12 hours ago
Fell Below Previous Day's Low about 12 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakdown about 13 hours ago
Down 1% about 13 hours ago
Fell Below 20 DMA about 13 hours ago

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HCA Holdings, Inc. Description

HCA Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides health care services in the United States. The company owns, manages, or operates hospitals, freestanding surgery centers, diagnostic and imaging centers, radiation and oncology therapy centers, rehabilitation and physical therapy centers, and various other facilities. Its general acute care hospitals provide medical and surgical services, including inpatient care, intensive care, cardiac care, diagnostic services, and emergency services, as well as outpatient services comprising outpatient surgery, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, cardiology, and physical therapy; and psychiatric hospitals offer therapeutic programs, such as child, adolescent, and adult psychiatric care, as well as adult and adolescent alcohol and drug abuse treatment and counseling. The company's general, acute care hospitals provide a range of services to accommodate medical specialties, such as internal medicine, general surgery, cardiology, oncology, neurosurgery, orthopedics, and obstetrics. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 162 hospitals comprising 156 general, acute care hospitals, 5 psychiatric hospitals, and 1 rehabilitation hospital, as wells 112 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England. HCA Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.


Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Medical Care
Keywords: S&P 500 Alcohol Surgery Imaging Radiation Respiratory Therapy Cardiology Radiology Acute Care Hospitals Neurosurgery Physical Therapy Health Care Services Orthopedics Diagnostic Services General Surgery Obstetrics Emergency Services Outpatient Surgery Outpatient Services Hospitals Medical And Surgical Services South Carolina Spartanburg

Is HCA a Buy, Sell or Hold?

Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength


Indicator Value
52 Week High 279.0
52 Week Low 164.47
Average Volume 1,203,973
200-Day Moving Average 214.99
50-Day Moving Average 242.95
20-Day Moving Average 251.93
10-Day Moving Average 257.25
Average True Range 6.15
RSI 56.71
ADX 31.0
+DI 28.94
-DI 20.98
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs) 250.63
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs) 254.73
Upper Bollinger Bands 266.15
Lower Bollinger Band 237.71
Percent B (%b) 0.6
BandWidth 11.29
MACD Line 4.65
MACD Signal Line 5.25
MACD Histogram -0.5987
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 86.23 Billion
Num Shares 338 Million
EPS 9.89
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 25.77
Price-to-Sales 1.04
Price-to-Book 0.00
PEG Ratio 1.26
Dividend 1.72
Dividend Yield 0.67%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 264.05
Resistance 3 (R3) 263.27 259.44 262.51
Resistance 2 (R2) 259.44 257.10 259.82 262.00
Resistance 1 (R1) 257.14 255.65 255.23 257.92 261.49
Pivot Point 253.31 253.31 252.35 253.69 253.31
Support 1 (S1) 251.01 250.97 249.10 251.79 248.21
Support 2 (S2) 247.18 249.52 247.56 247.70
Support 3 (S3) 244.88 247.18 247.19
Support 4 (S4) 245.66