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|It was a second positive week after 3 consecutive negative weeks for the DaVita Inc. (DVA). During the week, the DVA gained 2.04 points, or 3.02%, and closed at 69.70 on Friday, November 09, 2018. Weekly volume was 127% above average. |
DVA is a member of Healthcare Sector. Healthcare is the most overbought sector. Sector/industry rotation is considered a proven strategy to beat the market. Use the following links to find overbought/oversold technical indicators by Sector or by Industry.
Long-term trend: [See DVA long-term trend chart]
A long-term uptrend had started on November 8, 2017 at 52.51 and reached 80.71 on January 11, 2018. DVA gained -28.20 points, or -53.70%, in 9 weeks. Price is near the Fibonacci 38.2% retracement level. The Fibonacci retracement level is considered a support/resistance level.
Medium-term trend: [See DVA medium-term trend chart]
A medium-term downtrend had started on October 1, 2018 at 75.43 and reached 63.93 on October 26, 2018. DVA lost 11.50 points, or 15.25%, in 3 weeks. The price is now at the 50.17% retracement level.
Weekly Technical Indicators: [See DVA weekly technical indicators chart]
Weekly technical indicators are neutral.
The weekly MACD line is below its signal line since August 31, 2018. This is an indication that the medium-term trend is down. The distance between MACD and the signal line is low and getting smaller. It indicates that the current medium-term downtrend is getting weak. Use the following link to access a MACD help.
Short-term trend: [See DVA short-term trend chart]
A short-term uptrend had started on October 26, 2018 at 63.93 and reached 79.11 on November 7, 2018. DVA gained -15.18 points, or -23.74%, in 12 days. Price is near the Fibonacci 61.8% retracement level.
Daily Technical Indicators: [See DVA daily technical indicators chart]
Daily technical indicators are neutral.
The daily MACD line is above its signal line since November 1, 2018. This is an indication that the short-term trend is up. The distance between MACD and the signal line is relatively high and getting bigger. It indicates that the current short-term uptrend is strong.
A Parabolic SAR (stop and reversal) indicator (69.68) comes close to the price (69.70). It indicates that the trend is getting weaker. A Parabolic SAR is used as a trailing stop loss for long or short positions. It works best during strong trending periods. Use the following links to access Parabolic SAR Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Parabolic SAR close to the price level.
During the last week, the price has moved above the moving average in the center of the Bollinger Bands. The Bollinger Bands are often used with a non-oscillator indicator like chart patterns or a trendline. The signals are considered more reliable if these indicators confirm the recommendation of the Bollinger Bands. Use the following links to access the Bollinger Bands Help, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the price above the Upper Bollinger Band or below the Lower Bollinger Band.
During the last week, the price has advanced above the 50 Day Moving Average. Such crossover is considered a bullish signal. The moving average crossover signals work better when the stock develops a strong trend, but they are ineffective when the stock is in a trading range. Moving average crossover systems can be effective, but should be used in conjunction with trend patterns, momentum indicators, candlesticks and other aspects of technical analysis. Use the following links to access Moving Average Crossover trading technique, or use the Technical Stock Screener to see the list of stocks with the Moving Average close to the price level.