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HealthCare Stocks Technical Notes: Community Health Systems, HCA Holdings, Tenet Healthcare, and Universal Health Services

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LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Tuesday, March 11, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,307.19, down 0.63%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.41% to 16,351.25, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,867.63, down 0.51%. The losses were broad based as nine out of ten sectors edged lower. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index finished the day at 687.97, down 0.26%, while the same has advanced 3.29% in the last one month. Investor-Edge.com has initiated coverage on the following equities: Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE: CYH), HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA), Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), and Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS). Free research on these four companies can be accessed at:  


On Tuesday, shares in Community Health Systems Inc. declined 1.30% to close at $38.63. A total of 1.73 million shares were traded, which is below the three months average volume of 1.74 million. The company's shares oscillated between $38.53 and $39.66 during the trading session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 18.86. Community Health's shares have fallen by 4.62% in the previous three trading session, 4.97% in the last one month, and 1.63% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Community Health Systems Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $42.61 is above the 50-day moving average of $40.82. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.06. Sign up and read the free notes on CYH at:


HCA Holdings Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.37 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 2.70 million shares. The stock ended the day at $49.24, down 0.63% after oscillating between $49.21 and $50.45. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 16.39. HCA Holdings' shares have fallen by 0.77% in the previous three trading sessions, while the same has advanced 0.57% in the last one month and 3.21% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average. HCA Holdings Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $49.61 is above the 200-day moving average of $43.75. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 47.25. The complimentary notes on HCA can be downloaded as in PDF format at:


On Tuesday, Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s stock gained 0.24%, finishing the session at $42.11. The stock recorded trading volume of 1.48 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 1.94 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $41.90 and $43.12 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 22.72. Tenet Healthcare's shares have fallen by 1.66% in the previous three trading sessions, 8.04% in the last one month, and 0.02% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $44.91 is above the 200-day moving average of $43.65. Moreover, the company's stock is trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 35.11. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on THC at:


Shares in Universal Health Services Inc. saw a trading of 1.01 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 0.67 million shares. The stock ended the day at $77.11, down 1.80% and at an intraday range of $76.88 and $78.96. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.10. Universal Health's shares have declined 3.54% in the previous three trading sessions, 4.65% in the last one month, and 5.11% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Universal Health Services Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $81.57 is above the 200-day moving average of $75.56. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.06. The complete research on UHS is available for free at:


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