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Relatively Good Performance Detected in Shares of Ensign Group Inc in the Health Care Facilities Industry (ENSG , ACHC , SEM , UHS , BKD )

By Amy Schwartz

We looked at the Health Care Facilities industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Ensign Group Inc (NASDAQ:ENSG ) ranks first with a gain of 3.45%; Acadia Healthcar (NASDAQ:ACHC ) ranks second with a gain of 1.98%; and Select Medical (NYSE:SEM ) ranks third with a gain of 0.76%.

Universal Hlth-B (NYSE:UHS ) follows with a gain of 0.59% and Brookdale Sr (NYSE:BKD ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.23%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Ensign Group Inc on August 27th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $38.73. Since that recommendation, shares of Ensign Group Inc have risen 19.8%. We continue to monitor Ensign Group Inc for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance ensign group inc acadia healthcar select medical universal hlth-b brookdale sr