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  • Henry Schein - HSIC - Barchart Chart Of The Day 0 comments
    May 9, 2012 11:08 AM | about stocks: HSIC

    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Henry Schein (NASDAQ:HSIC)

    Barchart Research Team - BC - Tue May 08, 5:32PM CDT

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    HSIC - Henry Schein

    Sym Last Chg Pct
    HSIC 75.85 -1.68 -2.17%

    The "Chart of the Day" is Henry Schein (HSIC), which showed up on Tuesday's Barchart "All Time High" list. Henry Schein on Tuesday posted a new all-time high of $78.16 and closed up 3.75%. TrendSpotter has been long since April 27 at $77.29. In recent news on the stock, Henry Schein on May 8 reported Q1 adjusted EPS of 98 cents, above the consensus of 91 cents, and raised its FY2012 EPS guidance to $4.30-4.40 from $4.25-4.34. SunTrust on April 26 initiated coverage on Henry Schein with a Neutral. Henry Schein, with a market cap of $6.7 billion, is the largest distributor of healthcare products and services to office-based healthcare practitioners in the combined North American and European markets.

    (click to enlarge)hsic_700

    How we found the Chart of the Day:

    We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "All Time High" list. In order to get to that list, we first clicked on the Stocks menu item on the Barchart home page, then on the "All Time Highs" menu item on the left menu bar. We then sorted the list by percentage gainers by clicking on the "Percent" column title. A stock that has posted a new All-Time high is typically showing strong upside momentum.

    The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

    • TrendSpotter: Buy
    • Short-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Medium-Term Indicators: 75% Buy
    • Long-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Overall Average 96% Buy

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