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Today, Stock-Callers.com has issued research reports on: Exact Sciences Corp. (NASDAQ: EXAS), Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), Hill-Rom Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HRC), and Waters Corp. (NYSE: WAT). These companies belong to the Healthcare sector which was mostly lower on Thursday, December 01st, 2016, with the NYSE Health Care Index slipping about 0.8%, and shares of health care companies in the S&P 500 declining nearly 0.9% as a group. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:
Madison, Wisconsin headquartered Exact Sciences Corp.'s shares dropped 7.65%, closing Thursday's trading session at $13.64. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.80 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 2.62 million shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 47.78% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 8.41% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Exact Sciences, which focuses on developing products for the early detection and prevention of various cancers, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 32.66.
On November 18th, 2016, Exact Sciences announced that, in support of its continued growth plans, it granted restricted stock units covering a total of 47,704 shares of common stock to 40 recently hired non-executive employees. The restricted stock unit awards vest in four equal annual installments beginning on the first anniversary of the grant date. See our free and comprehensive research report on EXAS at:
On Thursday, shares in Santa Clara, California headquartered Agilent Technologies Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.82 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 2.04 million shares. The stock fell 1.75%, ending the day at $43.21. The Company's shares have advanced 4.18% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 200-day moving average by 1.57%. Furthermore, shares of Agilent Technologies, which provides application focused solutions to the life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets worldwide, have an RSI of 38.13.
On November 10th, 2016, research firm Leerink Partners resumed its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock.
On November 30th, 2016, Agilent Technologies announced the opening of a new $14.7 million, 53,000 square-foot Technology Center in Folsom, California. The new building, which is adjacent to Agilent's existing facility at 91 Blue Ravine Road, will house approximately 60 additional staff. The new facility includes a state-of-the-art customer applications laboratory and collaboration space, as well as facilities for providing the company's groundbreaking scientific consumables and supplies. Agilent Technologies solutions are used by laboratories worldwide, involved in many areas from cancer research to testing the quality and safety of food, water, and pharmaceuticals. A free research report PDF is just a click away at:
Chicago, Illinois headquartered Hill-Rom Holdings Inc.'s stock finished the day 0.79% lower at $52.92 with a total trading volume of 593,630 shares. The Company's shares have gained 11.21% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 200-day moving average by 0.35%. Additionally, shares of Hill-Rom, which operates as a medical technology company worldwide, have an RSI of 37.11.
On November 22nd, 2016, Hill-Rom announced its Welch Allyn subsidiary's entrance into the connected home monitoring market with its new Welch Allyn Home™ Hypertension Program. The company stated that the Welch Allyn Home™ Hypertension Program will enable patients to monitor their health outside the physician office using the clinically trusted Welch Allyn Home Blood Pressure Monitor. Patients can seamlessly sync their monitor to a smartphone app that allows them to engage in their progress towards healthy BP goals. For practitioners, this data will transmit to the free Clinical Portal, which provides practitioner visibility to patient compliance against treatment recommendations and an organized view of accurate information. Sign up for your complimentary report on HRC at:
Shares in Milford, Massachusetts-based Waters Corp. ended yesterday's session 0.64% lower at $133.71 with a total trading volume of 553,493 shares. The stock is trading 6.14% below its 200-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 34.94.
On November 10th, 2016, research firm Leerink Partners resumed its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $163 per share.
On November 30th, 2016, a consortium of leading research centers from six different countries launched the International Phenome Centre Network (IPCN) at the 2016 World Innovation Summit for Health in Doha, Qatar. Through its commitment to harmonized metabolic phenotyping methods, the IPCN will tackle some of the most pressing global health challenges, such as autism, cancer, diabetes, dementia and obesity. Supporting the network with its chromatography and mass spectrometry technologies and expertise, Waters Corp. is a founding corporate partner of the IPCN. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on WAT at:
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