Sotherly Hotels Inc. ($SOHO) And Senior Housing Properties Trust ($SNH) Square Off

2019-08-20 | Welcome! Today we compared how two different stocks in the Real Estate Investment Trusts industry are trading: Sotherly Hotels Inc. and Senior Housing Properties Trust. 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, Sotherly Hotels Inc. opened at 6.67, got to a maximum price of 6.77 and dropped to as low as 6.67 before finishing the session at 6.77. In total there were 15600 shares traded, which is enough to conduct our analysis. Compare that now to Senior Housing Properties Trust, which opened at 9.0, had a high of 9.09, a low of 8.95, closed at 9.01 and had a total volume of 1127100.

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 Sotherly Hotels Inc. Senior Housing Properties Trust
Accumulation-distribution index 137.16195 31.22183
on-balance volume -6.64 -8.99
chaikin money flow

1.0 2.11111
force index

0.0022 0.0891
ease of movement rating

-3e-05 0.00514
volume-price trend

-0.26584 0.72876
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 Sotherly Hotels Inc. Senior Housing Properties Trust
Average true range 0.09342 0.18448
Bolinger bands 6.69743 9.1877
Upper bollinger band 6.61257 8.4523
Lower bollinger band

6.67 8.95
Bollinger high band indicator

1.0 1.0
Bollinger high low indicator

1.0 1.0
Central keltner channel

6.70333 9.01333
High band keltner channel

6.60333 8.92333
Low band keltner channel

6.80333 9.10333
High band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Low band keltner channel indicator

1.0 1.0
Donchain channel high band

6.67 8.95
Donchain channel low band

6.67 8.95
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 Sotherly Hotels Inc. Senior Housing Properties Trust
Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) trend_macd -0.00583
MACD signal -0.00037 -0.00324
MACD difference -0.0003 -0.00259
fast Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

6.67 8.95
slow Exponential Moving Average (EMA) indicator

6.67 8.95
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

0.38789 0.48579

-3.66795 8.26526
Mass Index (MI)

1.0 1.0
Commodity Channel Index (CCI)

-66.66667 -66.66667
Detrended Price Oscillator (DPO)

0.26999 -0.63455
KST Oscillator (KST)

-38.90393 76.30937
KST Oscillator (KST Signal)

-38.90393 76.30937
KST difference

-1.08069 -7.81677
Ichimoku rating

6.72 9.045
Ichimoku B rating

6.72 9.045
Ichimoku visual trend A

7.06954 8.46701
Ichimoku visual trend B

7.08296 8.5268
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 Sotherly Hotels Inc. Senior Housing Properties Trust
Relative Strength Index (RSI) 50.0 50.0
Money Flow Index (MFI) 33.25519 100.0
True Strength Index (TSI) -100.0 100.0
ultimate oscillator

-58.82595 92.6959
stochastic oscillator

100.0 155.55556
stochastic oscillator signal

100.0 155.55556
Williams %R rating

-50.0 55.55556
awesome oscillator

0.0211 -0.01092

RETURNS: That’s all for technical analysis. Now let’s just list the returns for Sotherly Hotels Inc. and Senior Housing Properties Trust.

Daily return -3.89039 7.63094
Daily log return -0.45079 -2.94806
Cumulative return -0.44978 -2.90503

So there you have it: our deep, grueling analysis comparing Sotherly Hotels Inc. and Senior Housing Properties Trust 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 Sotherly Hotels 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 SOHO is strong or weak. Again – this is not a reliable indication of whether Sotherly Hotels 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 Senior Housing Properties Trust

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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