Technical Analysis for LH - Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 179.56 -0.04% -0.07
LH closed down 0.04 percent on Wednesday, January 22, 2020, on approximately normal volume. The stock exhibited some range contraction during this trading session as price made an NR7 -- narrowest range of the last seven sessions. 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.
Earnings due: Feb 13
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Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Up
Historical LH trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Narrow Range Bar Range Contraction 0.00%
NR7 Range Contraction 0.00%
Multiple of Ten Bearish Other 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength -0.04%
Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.04%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 1.45%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 1.45%
Slingshot Bullish Bullish Swing Setup 1.02%
Upper Bollinger Band Walk Strength 1.02%

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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.
Medicine Pharmaceutical Diseases Diagnostic Tests Medical Tests Allergy HIV Cardiovascular Disease HIV/Aids Infectious Disease Genotyping HCV Medical Laboratory Diagnosis Of Hiv/Aids Innogenetics Yale University

Is LH 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 181.49
52 Week Low 135.19
Average Volume 601,686
200-Day Moving Average 167.62
50-Day Moving Average 171.04
20-Day Moving Average 173.22
10-Day Moving Average 177.81
Average True Range 2.76
ADX 24.78
+DI 30.34
-DI 15.42
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 173.22
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 172.44
Upper Bollinger Band 182.88
Lower Bollinger Band 163.57
Percent B (%b) 0.83
BandWidth 11.15
MACD Line 2.75
MACD Signal Line 2.06
MACD Histogram 0.6927
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 18.28 Billion
Num Shares 102 Million
EPS 7.14
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 25.15
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) 181.33
Resistance 3 (R3) 181.40 180.88 181.04
Resistance 2 (R2) 180.88 180.43 180.85 180.94
Resistance 1 (R1) 180.22 180.15 179.96 180.15 180.84
Pivot Point 179.70 179.70 179.57 179.67 179.70
Support 1 (S1) 179.04 179.25 178.78 178.97 178.28
Support 2 (S2) 178.52 178.97 178.49 178.18
Support 3 (S3) 177.86 178.52 178.09
Support 4 (S4) 177.79