Technical Analysis for LH - Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade A 176.67 -0.57% -1.01
LH closed down 0.57 percent on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, on 49 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
ADX Long-Term Intermediate-Term Short-Term
Weak or Absent Up Up Flat
See historical LH trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
May 22 Bearish Engulfing Bearish 0.00%
May 22 Stochastic Sell Signal Bearish 0.00%
May 22 Cup with Handle Other 0.00%
May 22 Inside Day Range Contraction 0.00%
May 22 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
May 21 Overbought Stochastic Strength -0.57%
May 18 Cup with Handle Other 0.26%
May 18 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.26%
May 17 Outside Day Range Expansion 0.21%
May 17 Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.21%

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Profile
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: 3 bullish, 0 bearish and 2 neutral indicators. You may wish to incorporate that into your trading strategies.
Indicators
Indicator Value
52 Week High 181.715
52 Week Low 137.82
Average Volume 694,735
200-Day Moving Average 162.2013
50-Day Moving Average 169.2422
20-Day Moving Average 173.6415
10-Day Moving Average 175.85
Average True Range 2.7412
ADX 19.4
+DI 24.94
-DI 13.55
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 170.3664
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 169.3436
Upper Bollinger Band 178.9823
Lower Bollinger Band 168.3007
Percent B (%b) 0.78
BandWidth 6.151525
MACD Line 2.3517
MACD Signal Line 2.0426
MACD Histogram 0.3091
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 17.99 Billion
Num Shares 102 Million
EPS 7.14
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 24.74
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) 179.57
Resistance 3 (R3) 179.82 179.10 179.08
Resistance 2 (R2) 179.10 178.37 178.98 178.92
Resistance 1 (R1) 177.89 177.91 177.53 177.64 178.76
Pivot Point 177.17 177.17 177.00 177.05 177.17
Support 1 (S1) 175.96 176.44 175.60 175.71 174.58
Support 2 (S2) 175.24 175.98 175.12 174.42
Support 3 (S3) 174.03 175.24 174.26
Support 4 (S4) 173.78