Technical Analysis for NHC - National HealthCare Corporation

Grade Last Price % Change Price Change
grade C 83.83 1.31% 1.08
NHC closed up 1.31 percent on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, on approximately normal volume. It was able to bounce off of its 200 day moving average, an important long-term support line.
Earnings due: Feb 20
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Trend Table & Recent Signals

ADX Long Term Intermediate Term Short Term
Strong Up Down Flat
Historical NHC trend table...

Date Alert Name Type % Chg
New Downtrend Bearish 0.00%
200 DMA Support Bullish 0.00%
Cup with Handle Other 0.00%
Earnings Movers Other 0.00%
200 DMA Support Bullish 1.31%
Cup with Handle Other 1.31%
Inside Day Range Contraction 1.31%
Down 3 Days in a Row Weakness 1.31%
200 DMA Support Bullish 1.23%
Lower Bollinger Band Touch Weakness 1.23%

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National HealthCare Corporation operates and manages long-term health care, retirement, and associated assisted living centers, as well as provides home health care programs. Its long-term health care centers offers inpatient skilled and intermediate nursing care, and inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services; and assisted living centers provide personal care services and assistance with general activities of daily living, such as dressing, bathing, meal preparation, and medication management. The company's retirement centers offer residential units for the elderly, as well as various ancillary services for residents, including restaurants, activity rooms, and social areas. It also operates specialized care units in its healthcare centers, such as Alzheimer's disease care units, sub-acute nursing units, and various in-house pharmacies; and provides physical, speech, respiratory, and occupational therapy services for patients recovering from strokes, heart attacks, orthopedic conditions, neurological illnesses or other illnesses, and injuries or disabilities. In addition, the company offers home health care services; hospice services; and management, accounting, financial, and insurance services to third party owners of health care facilities. As of December 31, 2012, it operated or managed 75 long-term health care centers with approximately 9,460 beds; leased or owned or managed 17 assisted living centers with 653 units and 6 independent living centers with 485 retirement apartments; and operated 37 homecare programs, as well as provided 420,421 homecare patient visits to 16,290 patients. National HealthCare Corporation was founded in 1971 and is based in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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Is NHC 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 89.545
52 Week Low 70.89
Average Volume 38,998
200-Day Moving Average 82.76
50-Day Moving Average 85.72
20-Day Moving Average 84.45
10-Day Moving Average 83.71
Average True Range 1.31
ADX 25.2
+DI 12.55
-DI 23.80
Chandelier Exit (Long, 3 ATRs ) 83.86
Chandelier Exit (Short, 3 ATRs ) 85.90
Upper Bollinger Band 86.65
Lower Bollinger Band 82.24
Percent B (%b) 0.36
BandWidth 5.22
MACD Line -0.75
MACD Signal Line -0.63
MACD Histogram -0.1149
Fundamentals Value
Market Cap 1.27 Billion
Num Shares 15.2 Million
EPS 3.18
Price-to-Earnings (P/E) Ratio 26.36
Price-to-Sales 1.04
Price-to-Book 1.43
PEG Ratio 0.00
Dividend 1.92
Dividend Yield 2.29%
Pivot Point Level Traditional / Classic Fibonacci Demark Woodie Camarilla
Resistance 4 (R4) 85.83
Resistance 3 (R3) 85.66 84.81 85.50
Resistance 2 (R2) 84.81 84.30 84.90 85.39
Resistance 1 (R1) 84.32 83.99 84.57 84.50 85.28
Pivot Point 83.48 83.48 83.60 83.57 83.48
Support 1 (S1) 82.99 82.97 83.23 83.16 82.38
Support 2 (S2) 82.14 82.65 82.23 82.27
Support 3 (S3) 81.65 82.14 82.16
Support 4 (S4) 81.83