NEW YORK, December 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com reviews the performances of the following Services equities: Patterson Cos. Inc. (NASDAQ: PDCO), Henry Schein Inc. (NASDAQ: HSIC), MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. (NYSE: MSM), and Owens & Minor Inc. (NYSE: OMI). According to a report from Reuters, US Services sector activity hit a one-year high in November, reporting a 4% point surge in production. Additionally, the Institute for Supply Management's (ISM) non-manufacturing activity index jumped 2.4% points to 57.2, which is the highest reading since October 2015. You can access of our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:
On Thursday, shares in St. Paul, Minnesota headquartered Patterson Cos. Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.99 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.59 million shares. The stock ended at $39.83, declining 0.25% from the last trading session. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 9.60%. Furthermore, shares of Patterson, which distributes and sells dental and animal health products in the US, the UK, and Canada, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 34.87. Visit us today and download your complete report on PDCO for free at:
Melville, New York headquartered Henry Schein Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.74% higher at $150.43 with a total trading volume of 504,426 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 2.87%. Shares of the Company, which provides health care products and services to dental practitioners and laboratories, animal health clinics, physician practices, government, institutional health care clinics, and other alternate care clinics worldwide, have an RSI of 43.20.
On December 6th, 2016, research firm Northcoast downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Neutral'. The complimentary research report on HSIC can be accessed at:
MSC Industrial Direct
At the closing bell on Thursday, shares in Melville, New York headquartered MSC Industrial Direct Co. Inc. rose 0.46%, ending the day at $93.27. The stock recorded a trading volume of 440,510 shares. The Company's shares have surged 23.22% in the last one month, 30.04% over the previous three months, and 69.85% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 19.22% above its 50-day moving average and 26.09% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of MSC Industrial Direct, which together with its subsidiaries, markets and distributes various ranges of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products primarily in the US, Canada, and the UK, have an RSI of 85.99.
Yesterday, research firm Gabelli & Co downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold', issuing a target price of $105 per share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on MSM at:
Owens & Minor
Mechanicsville, Virginia headquartered Owens & Minor Inc.'s stock ended the day 1.96% higher at $34.88 with a total trading volume of 584,335 shares. The Company's shares have gained 8.90% in the last one month and 5.48% over the previous three months. The stock is trading 4.47% above its 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Owens & Minor, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a healthcare logistics company, have an RSI of 64.94. Get free access to your research report on OMI at:
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