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Possible Bearish Inside Day Candle Pattern Detected for Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA)

By David Diaz

SmarTrend's candlestick scanner has spotted a possible bearish inside day candle pattern in Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) based on the price action in the company's shares. Yesterday's price range of $72.57 and $73.44 is within the prior day's high and low of the day. This trading action often signifies indecision by bulls and bears to drive prices higher or lower and often implies a possible change in trend. Owners of Davita Inc may want to consider a possible hedge in the event a pullback occurs. Look for confirmation in the next few trading days.

Davita Inc (NYSE:DVA) has potential upside of 12.6% based on a current price of $72.91 and analysts' consensus price target of $82.06. The stock should find initial support at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $66.29 and further support at its 200-day MA of $66.14.

In the past 52 weeks, shares of Davita Inc have traded between a low of $52.51 and a high of $80.71 and closed yesterday at $72.91, which is 39% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.35% higher and 0.81% higher over the past week, respectively.

DaVita Inc. provides a variety of health care services. The Company provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure. DaVita serves patients worldwide.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Davita Inc on May 17th, 2018 as our proprietary SmarTrend analytics indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $67.35. Since that recommendation, shares of Davita Inc have risen 9.1%. We continue to monitor DVA for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): DVA