Technical Analysis for LHCG - LHC Group

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
C 203.84 1.66% 3.32
LHCG closed up 1.66 percent on Friday, April 9, 2021, on approximately normal volume. The stock crossed above its 200 day moving average, improving its long-term outlook by crossing above that critical trendline. 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 EOD Signals

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

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
Crossed Above 200 DMA Bullish 0.00%
Pocket Pivot Bullish Swing Setup 0.00%
Stochastic Reached Overbought Strength 0.00%
Multiple of Ten Bullish Other 0.00%
BB Squeeze Ended Range Expansion 0.00%
Above Upper BB Strength 0.00%
Overbought Stochastic Strength 0.00%
Upper Bollinger Band Touch Strength 0.00%
20 DMA Support Bullish 1.66%
Crossed Above 50 DMA Bullish 1.66%
Older End-of-Day Signals for LHCG ...

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Alert Time
200 DMA Resistance about 20 hours ago
60 Minute Opening Range Breakout about 21 hours ago
Up 2% about 21 hours ago
Up 1% about 21 hours ago
Rose Above 200 DMA about 22 hours ago
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LHC Group Description

LHC Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides post-acute continuum of care primarily for Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Home-Based Services and Facility-Based Services. The Home-Based Services segment provides home nursing services, including wound care and dressing changes, cardiac rehabilitation, infusion therapy, pain management, pharmaceutical administration, skilled observation and assessment, patient education, skilled nursing, and medically-oriented social services, as well as physical, occupational, and speech therapy. This segment also offers hospice services, including pain and symptom management accompanied by palliative medication, emotional and spiritual support, inpatient and respite care, homemaker services, dietary counseling, family bereavement counseling, and social worker visits. It offers home-based services through home nursing agencies and hospices. The Facility-Based Services segment operates long-term acute care hospitals that provide treatment for patients with severe medical conditions who require a high-level of care and frequent monitoring by physicians and other clinical personnel, and to be treated in a non-acute setting. As of December 31, 2012, it owned and operated 274 home-based service locations with 232 home nursing agency locations, 32 hospices, 3 specialty agencies, and 4 private duty agencies, as well as managed 3 home nursing agencies; and facility-based service locations, including 6 long-term acute care hospitals, 1 pharmacy, and 1 family health center. The company has operations in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington. LHC Group, Inc. was founded in 1994 and is based in Lafayette, Louisiana.


Sector: Healthcare
Industry: Medical Care
Keywords: Medicare Wound Pain Management Acute Care Hospitals Nursing Hospice Spices Hospice Services Social Services Palliative Care Social Work Speech Therapy Infusion Therapy Nursing Agency Ritual

Is LHCG 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 236.81
52 Week Low 116.26
Average Volume 183,940
200-Day Moving Average 202.59
50-Day Moving Average 195.01
20-Day Moving Average 194.78
10-Day Moving Average 194.66
Average True Range 6.71
ADX 14.19
+DI 26.17
-DI 18.76
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 184.92
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 201.85
Upper Bollinger Band 202.70
Lower Bollinger Band 186.86
Percent B (%b) 1.07
BandWidth 8.13
MACD Line 1.27
MACD Signal Line -0.14
MACD Histogram 1.4056
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 6.44 Billion
Num Shares 31.6 Million
EPS 3.29
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 61.96
Price-to-Sales 2.97
Price-to-Book 4.14
PEG Ratio 2.21
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 212.11
Resistance 3 (R3) 211.59 208.31 210.73
Resistance 2 (R2) 208.31 206.21 208.57 210.27
Resistance 1 (R1) 206.08 204.91 207.20 206.60 209.81
Pivot Point 202.80 202.80 203.36 203.06 202.80
Support 1 (S1) 200.57 200.70 201.69 201.09 197.87
Support 2 (S2) 197.29 199.40 197.55 197.41
Support 3 (S3) 195.06 197.29 196.95
Support 4 (S4) 195.58