Large Inflow of Money Detected in HCP

HCP (HCP) : On Thursday, The money flowed into the HCP (HCP) stock with an uptick to downtick ratio was recorded at 1.63. Transactions worth $22.25 million were done on upticks, confirming the buying interest in the stock. The outflow of money on downticks stood at $13.62 million. The total money flow into the stock was $8.63 million. The investors are using every small weakness in the stock to accumulate it, as can be seen in the $9.36 million of block transactions on upticks. The total money flow in block trades was $9.36 million. In terms of price action, HCP (HCP) traded down $0.48 during the session at $36.95. Compared to the previous days closing, the stock was down only by -1.28%. For the week, the stock is 2.81%, over previous weeks closing.


The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 4.75% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 7.55%. Shares have dropped -3.69% from its 1 Year high price. On Aug 19, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $40.90 and the one year low was seen on Feb 11, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $34.33 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $33.80.

HCP (NYSE:HCP): The stock opened at $37.28 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $37.34 for the day. The stock traded down to $36.66 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $36.95 with a loss of -1.28% for the day. The stock had closed at $37.43 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 2,530,190 shares.

In an insider trading activity, The officer (Executive Vice President), of Hcp, Inc., Hsiao Kai had unloaded 266 shares at $36.04 per share in a transaction on May 9, 2016. The total value of transaction was $9,587. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

HCP, Inc. (HCP) is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company invests in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the United States. Its portfolio consists of investments in various healthcare segments: senior housing, post-acute/skilled nursing, life science, medical office and hospital. Its portfolio includes owned portfolio, unconsolidated joint ventures, and developments and redevelopments. Its owned portfolio includes around 1,040 properties under lease and 68 operating properties. It has interests in unconsolidated joint ventures representing around 88 properties in its senior housing, life science and medical office segments. It has assets under development, redevelopment and land held for future development in life science and medical office segments. The properties owned by it in medical office and senior housing segments, which are under development or redevelopment include Pacific Corporate Park, Memorial Hermann, Sky Ridge, Bayfront, Folsom and Deer Park.

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