Could Medical Facilities Corp Change Direction After Today’s Gap Down?

 Could Medical Facilities Corp Change Direction After Today's Gap Down?

The stock of Medical Facilities Corp (TSE:DR) gapped down by $0.2 today and has $17.17 target or 6.00% below today’s $18.27 share price. The 5 months technical chart setup indicates high risk for the $543.32M company. The gap down was reported on Nov, 11 by Barchart.com. If the $17.17 price target is reached, the company will be worth $32.60M less.
Gaps down are helpful for identifying a resistance level and to could also be used as a tradeable event. If traders are short the stock and it experiece gap down, then its usually advisable to hold the short for a bigger down move. Back-tests of such patterns show that two-thirds of the these patterns the stock performance worsens after the gap. The area gaps close 91% of the time, the breakaway gaps 1%, the continuation gaps 9% and the exhaustion gaps 64%. About 147,365 shares traded hands or 73.10% up from the average. Medical Facilities Corp (TSE:DR) has risen 20.59% since April 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 14.45% the S&P500.

Medical Facilities Corp (TSE:DR) Ratings Coverage

Out of 2 analysts covering Medical Facilities Corp (TSE:DR), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 0 “Hold”. This means 100% are positive. Medical Facilities Corp has been the topic of 4 analyst reports since August 14, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating given on Monday, August 17 by National Bank Canada. The firm has “Buy” rating by TD Securities given on Friday, October 7.

Medical Facilities Corporation is a Canada company, which owns interests in over six entities , approximately five of which either own a specialty surgical hospital (SSH) or an ambulatory surgery center (ASC). The company has a market cap of $543.32 million. The Company’s Centers offer facilities, such as staff, surgical materials and supplies, and other support necessary for scheduled surgical, pain management, imaging and diagnostic procedures. It currently has negative earnings. The Centers focus on clinical specialties, such as orthopedic, neurosurgery, pain management and other non-emergency elective procedures.

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