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Health Care REIT Crosses Above its 10-day MA (HCN)

By Amy Schwartz

Health Care REIT (NYSE:HCN) shares have crossed bullishly above their 10-day moving average of $69.47 on a volume of 179K shares. Swing traders may find an opportunity for a long position, as such a crossover often suggests higher prices in the near term.

In the past 52 weeks, Health Care REIT share prices have been bracketed by a low of $52.80 and a high of $74.96 and are now at $69.62, 32% above that low price. In the last five trading sessions, the 50-day moving average (MA) has climbed 1.4% while the 200-day MA has risen 0.2%.

SmarTrend is monitoring the recent change of momentum in Health Care REIT. Please refer to our Company Overview for the results of our proprietary technical indicators that have been scanning shares of Health Care REIT in search of a potential trend change.

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Ticker(s): HCN