LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, May 16, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,090.59, up 0.52%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.27% higher at 16,491.31, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,877.86, up 0.37%. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 671.93, up 0.35%, and the index has advanced 2.03% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS), Pharmacyclics Inc. (NASDAQ: PCYC), Prana Biotechnology Ltd (NASDAQ: PRAN) and United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR). Free technical research on ISIS, PCYC, PRAN and UTHR can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2700-register On Friday, shares in Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.47 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 2.54 million shares. The stock finished the day at $24.70, down 3.25%, and registered an intraday range of $24.02 and $25.70. Shares in Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. have fallen by 27.37% in the last one month and 51.94% in the previous three months. Also, the stock has declined 38.00% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $37.64 is above its 50-day moving average of $36.40. Additionally, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 31.14. Sign up today to read free research on ISIS at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2700-ISIS-19May2014.pdf Pharmacyclics Inc.'s stock declined 1.98%, to close Friday's session at $98.02, after oscillating between $96.46 and $99.48. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.02 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.53 million shares. Over the last one month, Pharmacyclics Inc.'s shares have surged 9.21%. However, over the past three months and from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has declined 29.59% and 7.34%, respectively. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The company stock's 200-day moving average of $118.76 is above its 50-day moving average of $103.47. Further, the company's stock traded at a PE ratio of 55.69 has an RSI of 50.09. Sign up today to read free research on PCYC at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2700-PCYC-19May2014.pdf On Friday, Prana Biotechnology Ltd's stock finished the session 1.25% higher at $1.62. A total of 0.30 million shares were traded, which was much below its three months average volume of 2.72 million shares. The stock moved between $1.56 and $1.68 during the session. Over the past three trading sessions and last one month, Prana Biotechnology Ltd's shares have lost 0.61% and 14.29%, respectively. Also, the stock has gone down by 76.89% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $5.63 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $4.59. Prana Biotechnology Ltd's stock has an RSI of 26.38. Sign up today to read free research on PRAN at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2700-PRAN-19May2014.pdf United Therapeutics Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $99.77 and $101.66 before ending Friday's session down 0.84% at $100.64. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 0.48 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.89 million shares. Further, United Therapeutics Corp.'s shares have surged 4.62% over the last one month. However, the stock has fallen by 2.21% over the previous three months and 11.00% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $97.44 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $92.01. Moreover, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 22.27 and have an RSI of 50.16. Sign up today to read free research on UTHR at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2700-UTHR-19May2014.pdf =============== EDITOR'S NOTES: =============== 1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2. Information in this release is produced on a best efforts basis by Rohit Tuli, a CFA charterholder. The content is then further fact checked and reviewed by an outsourced research provider. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below. 3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public. 4. 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