Healthscope Ltd(ASX:HSO) Trending Below Average

Healthscope Ltd(ASX:HSO) Trending Below Average

Healthscope Ltd(ASX:HSO) Trending Below Average

Overall, the bias in prices is: Downwards.

Short term: Prices are moving.

Intermediate term: Prices are ranging.

The projected upper bound is: 3.03.

The projected lower bound is: 2.77.

The projected closing price is: 2.90.



A black body occurred (because prices closed lower than they opened).
During the past 10 bars, there have been 1 white candles and 8 black candles for a net of 7 black candles. During the past 50 bars, there have been 18 white candles and 25 black candles for a net of 7 black candles.

Three black candles occurred in the last three days. Although these candles were not big enough to create three black crows, the steady downward pattern is bearish.

Momentum Indicators

Momentum is a general term used to describe the speed at which prices move over a given time period. Generally, changes in momentum tend to lead to changes in prices. This expert shows the current values of four popular momentum indicators.

Stochastic Oscillator

One method of interpreting the Stochastic Oscillator is looking for overbought areas (above 80) and oversold areas (below 20). The Stochastic Oscillator is 2.3256. This is an oversold reading. However, a signal is not generated until the Oscillator crosses above 20 The last signal was a sell 15 period(s) ago.

Relative Strength Index (RSI)

The RSI shows overbought (above 70) and oversold (below 30) areas. The current value of the RSI is 34.22. This is not a topping or bottoming area. A buy or sell signal is generated when the RSI moves out of an overbought/oversold area. The last signal was a sell 97 period(s) ago.

Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

The CCI shows overbought (above 100) and oversold (below -100) areas. The current value of the CCI is -153.This is an oversold reading. However, a signal isn’t generated until the indicator crosses above -100. The last signal was a sell 11 period(s) ago.


The Moving Average Convergence/Divergence indicator (MACD) gives signals when it crosses its 9 period signal line. The last signal was a sell 7 period(s) ago.

Rex Takasugi – TD Profile

HEALTHSCPE FPO closed down -0.050 at 2.900. Volume was 28% below average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 0% narrower than normal.

Open High Low Close Volume___
2.950 2.960 2.900 2.900 3,564,626

Technical Outlook
Short Term: Oversold
Intermediate Term: Bearish
Long Term: Bullish

Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period
Close: 3.01 3.02 2.74
Volatility: 14 28 29
Volume: 4,538,806 5,588,263 6,461,055

Short-term traders should pay closer attention to buy/sell arrows while intermediate/long-term traders should place greater emphasis on the Bullish or Bearish trend reflected in the lower ribbon.


HEALTHSCPE FPO is currently 5.7% above its 200-period moving average and is in an downward trend. Volatility is low as compared to the average volatility over the last 10 periods. Our volume indicators reflect moderate flows of volume out of HSO.AX (mildly bearish). Our trend forecasting oscillators are currently bearish on HSO.AX and have had this outlook for the last 6 periods.


Healthscope Limited is a healthcare provider. The Company is engaged in the provision of healthcare services through the ownership and management of hospitals and medical centers, and the provision of pathology diagnostic services. The Company’s segments include Hospitals Australia, Pathology New Zealand, and Other. The Hospitals Australia segment is engaged in the management and provision of surgical and non-surgical private hospitals. The Pathology New Zealand segment is engaged in the provision of pathology services in New Zealand. The Other segment is engaged in the provision of pathology services in Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam, and the provision of practice management services in medical centers in Australia. The Company operates approximately 45 private hospitals with over 4,800 beds. The Company owns and operates approximately 40 medical centers, over four skin cancer clinics and a breast diagnostic clinic in Australia.

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