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Humana and HCA Healthcare lead Health Care sector stocks higher

During a holiday-shortened week of Thanksgiving, health care sector stocks led the market higher as the S&P once-again reached record highs.  Of CrowdThnk’s Top Conviction Forecasts, Humana (HUM, +2.85% Gain, Positioning Score 3.57) and HCA Healthcare (HCA, +2.65% Gain, Positioning Score 0.00) led the outperformers as each staged a significant rally on the week.   Of CrowdThnk’s Top Forecasts, 5 stocks saw notable rallies on the week while 4 stocks remained mostly unchanged.  Only one forecast, Comcast (CMCSA, Positioning Score 1.07) finished down on the week.  Next week brings further negotiations on the US Tax Reform plan as lawmakers continue to work on a tenable solution. CrowdThnk quantifies equity market consensus positioning using Big Data Analytics and Crowdsourced data to provide clients with intelligent insights and actionable analytics.