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Bearish Moving Average Cross by LifePoint Hospitals (LPNT)

By Shiri Gupta

Today, shares of LifePoint Hospitals (NASDAQ:LPNT) have crossed bearishly below their 10-day moving average of $65.88 on a volume of 112K shares. This may provide swing traders with an opportunity for a short position, as such a crossover often suggests lower prices in the near term.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of LifePoint Hospitals have traded between a low of $58.20 and a high of $88.18 and are now at $64.88, which is 11% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.51% lower and 0.48% higher over the past week, respectively.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for LifePoint Hospitals and will alert subscribers who have LPNT in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

Keywords: moving crosses Lifepoint Hospitals

Ticker(s): LPNT