Technical Analysis for LH - Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 182.19 1.85% 3.31
LH closed up 1.85 percent on Friday, August 17, 2018, on 85 percent of normal volume. It ran into resistance at its 50 day moving average. 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
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Flat Up
See historical LH trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Aug 17 50 DMA Resistance Bearish 0.00%
Aug 17 Multiple of Ten Bullish Other 0.00%
Aug 17 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Aug 16 Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength 1.85%
Aug 16 Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 1.85%
Aug 16 Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.85%
Aug 15 Hammer Candlestick Bullish 1.66%
Aug 15 Gapped Down Weakness 1.66%
Aug 14 Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.89%
Aug 14 NR7 Range Contraction 0.89%

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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings operates as an independent clinical laboratory company worldwide. It offers a range of clinical laboratory tests, including blood chemistry analyses, urinalyses, blood cell counts, thyroid tests, Pap tests, HIV tests, HCV tests, microbiology cultures and procedures, and alcohol and other substance-abuse tests. The company provides clinical laboratory tests that are used by the medical profession in routine testing, patient diagnosis, and in the monitoring and treatment of diseases. It also offers specialty testing operations, such as oncology testing, HIV genotyping and phenotyping, diagnostic genetics, cardiovascular disease risk assessment, clinical trials, allergy, women's health, identity, forensics, infectious disease, and occupational testing. The company provides its services through a sales force to the physicians, hospitals, managed care organizations, governmental agencies, employers, pharmaceutical companies, and other independent clinical laboratories. It operates a national network of 50 primary laboratories and approximately 1,800 patient service centers, as well as branches and STAT laboratories. Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings has collaboration with university, hospital and academic institutions, such as Duke University, The Johns Hopkins University, the University of Minnesota, and Yale University to license and commercialize new diagnostic tests. The company was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Burlington, North Carolina.
Is LH a Buy, Sell or Hold?
Indicator Bull Case Neutral / Hold Bear Case
50 DMA
200 DMA
ADX Trend
Oversold / Overbought
Relative Strength
Summary: Counts: 1 bullish, 0 bearish and 4 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicator Value
52 Week High 190.355
52 Week Low 146.68
Average Volume 709,653
200-Day Moving Average 170.9753
50-Day Moving Average 182.6606
20-Day Moving Average 178.9295
10-Day Moving Average 179.947
Average True Range 2.8521
ADX 15.91
+DI 22.3542
-DI 20.4045
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 180.0937
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 180.1863
Upper Bollinger Band 186.0846
Lower Bollinger Band 171.7744
Percent B (%b) 0.73
BandWidth 7.997675
MACD Line -0.4458
MACD Signal Line -0.878
MACD Histogram 0.4322
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 18.55 Billion
Num Shares 102 Million
EPS 7.14
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 25.52
Price-to-Sales 1.62
Price-to-Book 2.66
PEG Ratio 1.76
Dividend 0.00
Dividend Yield 0.00%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 188.03
Resistance 3 (R3) 187.56 185.16 187.05
Resistance 2 (R2) 185.16 183.67 185.39 186.73
Resistance 1 (R1) 183.67 182.75 184.42 184.14 186.40
Pivot Point 181.27 181.27 181.64 181.50 181.27
Support 1 (S1) 179.78 179.78 180.53 180.25 177.98
Support 2 (S2) 177.38 178.86 177.61 177.65
Support 3 (S3) 175.89 177.38 177.33
Support 4 (S4) 176.36