LONDON, October 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, October 17, 2013, the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,733.15, up 0.67%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,371.65, down 0.01%; while the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,863.15, up 0.62%. Shares in the medical appliances and equipment industry mostly ended on a higher note, even as the broader market fluctuated between gains and losses. The major movers in the industry included Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT), Zimmer Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ZMH), and EnteroMedics Inc. (NASDAQ: ETRM). AAAResearchReports.com initiated preliminary technical research on BSX, ABT, ZMH, and ETRM. These free reports are accessible by signing today at:
On Thursday, shares in Boston Scientific Corp. ended the day at the previous day's closing price of $12.38, after hitting a new 52-week high of $12.48. A total of 12.41 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 15.34 million. The company's shares have gained 4.03% in the last one month and 29.77% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 1.67% and 3.11% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Boston Scientific Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $11.48 and $9.03, respectively. The free technical analysis on BSX is available by signing up at:
Abbott Laboratories' stock surged on Thursday, extending the gains from the previous trading session. The company's shares closed the day 3.54% higher at $37.17, after oscillating between $35.89 and $37.27. A total of 17.35 million shares were traded, which is significantly above the daily average volume of 7.47 million. The company's shares have surged 9.32% in the previous three trading sessions and 6.29% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 1.35% and 1.67% during the respective periods. Additionally, Abbott Laboratories' stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $34.38 and $35.15, respectively. Register now to download free research on ABT at:
On Thursday, Zimmer Holdings Inc.'s stock closed at $87.88, up 0.18% from the previous day's closing price of $87.72. The company's shares vacillated between $87.19 and $87.95 during the trading session. A total of 0.84 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.03 million. The company's shares have gained 5.69% in the last one month and 7.59% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.67% and 3.11% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Zimmer Holdings Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $88.19 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $82.02 and $77.81, respectively. A free report on ZMH can be accessed by registering at:
EnteroMedics Inc.'s stock plummeted on Thursday, reversing all the gains from the previous trading session. The company's shares ended the day 2.61% lower at $1.49, after fluctuating between $1.47 and $1.56. A total of 0.99 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.04 million. Despite Thursday's losses, ANN INC.'s stock has surged 19.20% in the last one month and 41.90% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 1.67% and 3.11% during the respective periods. Further, EnteroMedics Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.17 and $1.28, respectively. Register with AAAResearchReports.com and download research on ETRM for free at:
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