Technical Analysis for HCSG - Healthcare Services Group, Inc.
|Grade||Last Price||% Change||$ Change|
HCSG closed down 0.38 percent on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, on 73 percent of normal volume. 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 Alerts
|Weak or Absent||Up||Up||Up|
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|Date||Alert Name||Type||% Chg|
|Feb 22||Stochastic Sell Signal||Bearish||0.00%|
|Feb 21||New 52 Week High||Bullish||-0.38%|
|Feb 17||Bearish Engulfing||Bearish||0.60%|
|Feb 16||NR7||Range Contraction||0.48%|
|Feb 16||Narrow Range Bar||Range Contraction||0.48%|
|Feb 16||Doji - Bearish?||Reversal||0.48%|
|Feb 15||Stochastic Sell Signal||Bearish||0.77%|
|Feb 14||Slingshot Bullish||Bullish Swing Setup||2.08%|
|Feb 10||Stochastic Reached Overbought||Other||2.38%|
|Feb 9||Bollinger Band Squeeze||Range Contraction||3.44%|
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Healthcare Services Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides housekeeping, laundry, linen, facility maintenance, and dietary services to nursing homes, retirement complexes, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals in the United States. It operates in two segments, Housekeeping and Dietary. The Housekeeping segment offers cleaning, disinfecting, and sanitizing of patient rooms and common areas of clients facility, as well as laundering and processing the personal clothing belonging to the facilitys patients. This segment also engages in laundering and processing bed linens, uniforms, and other assorted linen items utilized by a client facility. The Dietary segment is involved in food purchasing; meal preparation; and the provision of professional dietician consulting services, which include the development of a menu that meets the patients dietary needs. The company also provides maintenance services consisting of repair and maintenance of laundry equipment, plumbing, and electrical systems, as well as carpentry and painting services. In addition, it distributes laundry equipment. As of December 31, 2012, the company provided its services to approximately 3,000 facilities in 48 states. Healthcare Services Group, Inc. was founded in 1976 and is based in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.
Is HCSG a Buy, Sell or Hold?
|Indicator||Bull Case||Neutral / Hold||Bear Case|
|Oversold / Overbought|
|Summary:||Counts: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.|
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|52 Week High||42.0|
|52 Week Low||34.01|
|200-Day Moving Average||38.7|
|50-Day Moving Average||39.8|
|20-Day Moving Average||40.37|
|10-Day Moving Average||41.12|
|Average True Range||0.66|
|Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs)||40.02|
|Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs)||39.35|
|Upper Bollinger Band||42.22|
|Lower Bollinger Band||38.52|
|Percent B (%b)||0.89|