How These Specialized Health Services Stocks are Faring? -- DaVita, HealthSouth, Acadia Healthcare, and MEDNAX

Wednesday, March 29, 2017 General News
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NEW YORK, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- has issued research reports on the following equities:

DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), HealthSouth Corp. (NYSE: HLS), Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC), and MEDNAX Inc. (NYSE: MD). These Specialized Health Services companies offer, on average, dividend yields that tend to be slightly above the market average.
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On Tuesday, shares in Denver, Colorado headquartered DaVita Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.14 million shares. The stock ended at $67.69, up 1.14% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 3.82% over the previous three months and 5.44% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.06% and 1.05%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of DaVita, which provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure or end stage renal disease, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.89.

On March 07th, 2017, DaVita announced that it has been recognized as one of FORTUNE Magazine World's Most Admired Companies in 2017. This is the 10th consecutive year and 11th year overall that the Company has appeared on the list. DaVita also ranked first in Quality of Products/Services in the health care medical facilities category. Access our complete research report on DVA for free at:


Birmingham, Alabama headquartered HealthSouth Corp.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.07% lower at $42.57. A total volume of 994,520 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 993,140 shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.21% in the last one month, 1.10% over the previous three months, and 3.23% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 3.47% and 5.05%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of HealthSouth, which provides facility-based and home-based post-acute healthcare services in the US, have an RSI of 58.47.

On March 24th, 2017, HealthSouth announced that it will hold its annual meeting of stockholders at 11 a.m. CT on Thursday, May 04th, 2017, at its corporate headquarters at 3660 Grandview Parkway in Birmingham, Alabama. Stockholders and other interested parties may listen to a live audio webcast of the annual meeting, which will be available at The complimentary research report on HLS can be downloaded at:

Acadia Healthcare

At the close of trading on Tuesday, shares in Franklin, Tennessee headquartered Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. saw a drop of 1.02%, ending the day at $43.59. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.57 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.20 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 25.69% in the previous three months and 31.69% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 6.32% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Acadia Healthcare, which develops and operates inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential treatment centers, group homes, substance abuse facilities, and outpatient behavioral healthcare facilities to serve the behavioral health and recovery needs of communities in the US, the UK, and Puerto Rico, have an RSI of 59.35. Register for free on and get access to the latest PDF format report on ACHC at:


Sunrise, Florida headquartered MEDNAX Inc.'s shares ended the day 0.40% lower at $69.39 with a total trading volume of 460,316 shares. The stock has gained 2.41% over the previous three months and 4.10% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 2.38% above their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of MEDNAX, which together with its subsidiaries, provides neonatal, anesthesia, maternal-fetal, and other pediatric subspecialties physician services in the US and Puerto Rico, have an RSI of 48.56.

On March 21st, 2017, research firm Robert W. Baird downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Neutral', with a target price of $72 per share.

On March 23rd, 2017, MEDNAX announced the acquisition of Bruce E. Snyder, M.D., PLLC, a private pediatric ophthalmology practice based in Henderson, Nevada. With the acquisition, five physician group practices have become part of MEDNAX in 2017. Download your free research report on MD at:

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