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%, with the index also advancing 2.03% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI), BG Medicine Inc. (NASDAQ: BGMD), Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD) and PAREXEL International Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL). Free technical research on PKI, BGMD, CVD and PRXL can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Friday, PerkinElmer Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.86 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 0.95 million shares. The stock ended the day at $43.38, which was 1.10% above its previous day's closing of $42.91, and registered an intraday range of $42.44 and $43.38. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 25.91. PerkinElmer Inc.'s shares have lost 2.01% in the last one month and 0.66% in the previous three months. However, the stock has gained 5.21% since start of this year. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $40.67, while the 200-day moving average is below PerkinElmer Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $44.41. Furthermore, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 47.24. Sign up today to read free research on PKI at:
BG Medicine Inc.'s stock finished the Friday's session 4.26% lower at $0.97. A total of 0.58 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.72 million shares. The stock moved between $0.96 and $1.04 during the session. BG Medicine Inc.'s stock has plummeted 23.86% in the previous three trading sessions, 23.25% in the last one month and 7.02% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $1.43 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $1.07. BG Medicine Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 31.01. Sign up today to read free research on BGMD at:
On Friday, shares in Covance Inc. fluctuated between $83.80 and $85.27 before ending the session 0.74% higher at $84.67. Covance Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 0.48 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 0.55 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 24.88. Although, Covance Inc.'s shares have gained 0.22% in the previous three trading sessions, it has declined 12.68% in the last one month and 3.85% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $95.98 and $90.76, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 36.39. Sign up today to read free research on CVD at:
On Friday, shares in PAREXEL International Corp. gained 1.45%, to close the day at $46.91. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.71 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.59 million shares. The stock oscillated between $46.20 and $47.04 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and since start of this year, PAREXEL International Corp.'s shares have gained 0.11% and 3.83%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 6.46% in the last one month. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Further, the stock's 50-day moving average of $50.64 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $48.52. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.71 and has an RSI of 46.98. Sign up today to read free research on PRXL at:
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