Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. ($HIIQ) vs Investors Title Company ($ITIC)

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Specialty Insurers industry are trading: Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. and Investors Title Company. While these two companies may have very different market capitalizations and balance sheets, they are worth comparing given how they are in the same sector. Below you’ll see how the different technical indicators differ between these two stocks, and we’ll also show what Trading View thinks of them based on the technical analysis. But before we get ahead of ourselves, please note that this is technical analysis only (ie. analyzing how these companies are trading, not digging into the company fundamentals), and therefore you should not rely only on this to guide you on whether you should buy or sell anything – take it with a grain of salt only, and pay attention to the disclaimer below. With that said, many traders find value in technical analysis and others even swear by it, so if that is you, I hope my analysis will be of use to you. Let’s get to it…

First things first: during its last day of trading, Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. opened at 18.03, got to a maximum price of 18.07 and dropped to as low as 16.25 before finishing the session at 17.13. In total there were 953100 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Investors Title Company, which opened at 141.9, had a high of 142.15, a low of 141.04, closed at 142.0 and had a total volume of 4400.

VOLUME ANALYSIS: Generally, the higher the volume indicators are, the better – you need liquidity to trade, after all. All of the volume indicators are as follows… (click here for an explanation on volume)

Volume Indicator Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Investors Title Company
Accumulation-distribution index 1608.83586 -208044.3046
on-balance volume 17.54 -140.09
chaikin money flow

90.0 7.88
force index

0.243 -0.1288
ease of movement rating

0.00157 8e-05
volume-price trend

-5.05358 -16.24744
negative volume index

1000.0 1000.0

VOLATILITY ANALYSIS: Now to compare the volatility between these two companies… (click here for an explanation on volatility)

Volatility Indicator Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Investors Title Company
Average true range 1.22792 2.17954
Bolinger bands 18.45135 142.72215
Upper bollinger band 15.19865 137.51785
Lower bollinger band

16.25 141.04
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

17.45 141.69667
High band keltner channel

17.41 141.44667
Low band keltner channel

17.49 141.94667
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

16.25 141.04
Donchain channel low band

16.25 141.04
Donchain channel high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel low band indicator

1.0 1.0

TREND ANALYSIS: Now for the most interesting and detailed part, the trend. Where is the stock actually going? Let’s compare the indicators… (click here for an explanation on trend)

Trend Indicator Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Investors Title Company
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.04128
MACD signal 0.01433 -0.02293
MACD difference 0.01147 -0.01835
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

16.25 141.04
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

16.25 141.04
Average Directional Movement Index (ADX)

unknown unknown
ADX positive

20.0 20.0
ADX negative

20.0 20.0
positive Vortex Indicator (VI)

1.0 1.0
negative VI

1.0 1.0
trend vortex difference

0.39848 0.36001
trix

-25.48003 -9.57573
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

66.66667 66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

6.96556 18.2083
KST Oscillator (KST)

-300.03836 -114.33905
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-300.03836 -114.33905
KST difference

12.38394 -2.88857
Ichimoku rating

18.05 142.025
Ichimoku B rating

18.05 142.025
Ichimoku visual trend A

23.90855 159.95287
Ichimoku visual trend B

23.42635 156.79398
Aroon Indicator (AI)

4.0 4.0
AI indicator down

4.0 4.0
AI difference

4.0 -4.0

MOMENTUM ANALYSIS: What about momentum? Let’s dive into it… (click here for an explanation on momentum)

Momentum Indicator Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. Investors Title Company
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 51.04546 33.76333
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 -100.0
ultimate oscillator

-35.37031 -6.49187
stochastic oscillator

4550.0 444.0
stochastic oscillator signal

4550.0 444.0
Williams %R rating

4450.0 344.0
awesome oscillator

0.201 0.9501

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. and Investors Title Company.

Daily return -30.00384 -11.4339
Daily log return 6.83773 -1.31318
Cumulative return 7.07692 -1.30459

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. and Investors Title Company together. But what does all of the above mean? Various technical indicators above are positive, while others are negative, and if we want to decide overall if the technical analysis indicates a bullish or bearish chart, we have to consider all of them together. That’s what the Trading View widget below can do, so let’s see what it says considering all these indicators. First, here’s Health Insurance Innovations, Inc.:

The verdict above will consider all these technical indicators and consider which are strong and weak, and then put them all together to come up with a conclusion stating whether HIIQ is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Health Insurance Innovations, Inc. is a good investment! None of these indicators consider the company fundamentals. All of this data is based on how it trades only. Now with that out of the way, let’s compare it with Investors Title Company

So there you have it. We hope you have found this analysis useful, and if you see any errors or have any feedback, please comment below.

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DISCLAIMER: We are not registered investment advisers and the above analysis should be taken at face value only. We strongly advise against buying or selling anything based solely on our analysis above, and are not responsible for any losses that you may incur if you choose make any investment decisions based on the above.

Gary Ivenchuck

Gary is a stock trading expert and is responsible for covering technical analysis news on Logistics Business Review. Recently he has been working tirelessly to analyse stocks for our readers, and is always available to hear from people asking for stock analysis.

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