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The U.S. equity market closed on a negative note on Wednesday, October 30, 2013; with the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NASDAQ Composite declining. Shares in the medical laboratories and research industry ended on a lower note, tracking losses in the broader market. Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO), PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI), and Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH), were amongst the major movers from the industry during the trading session. AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on A, TMO, PKI, and LH are available upon registration at:
Shares in Agilent Technologies Inc. declined on Wednesday, finishing at $51.15, down 1.06% from the previous day's closing price of $51.70. The company's shares oscillated between $50.86 and $51.82 during the trading session. A total of 1.36 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.59 million. Despite Wednesday's pullback, the company's stock has surged 14.05% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 4.59% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, Agilent Technologies Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $49.92 and $45.41, respectively. Download free technical research on A by signing up at:
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s stock hit a new 52-week high of $98.52 on Wednesday, before closing at $97.49, down 0.94%, after oscillating between $96.91 and $98.52 during the trading session. A total of 1.05 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.47 million. The company's shares have gained 5.79% in the previous one month and 7.75% in last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 4.86% and 4.59% during the respective periods. Moreover, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $92.49 and $84.31, respectively. Register now and get access to free analysis on TMO at:
On Wednesday, PerkinElmer Inc.'s stock ended the session 1.16% lower than the previous day's price of $38.71. The company's shares oscillated between $37.82 and $38.68 before closing the day at $38.26. A total of 1.05 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.82 million. Despite Wednesday's decline, the company's shares have gained 11.29% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 4.59% during the same period. Additionally, PerkinElmer Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $39.05 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $37.39 and $34.70, respectively. Sign up and read our complimentary report on PKI at:
Shares in Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings fell by 0.33% on Wednesday, closing at $101.19, after trading between $101.12 and $102.09 during the trading session. A total of 0.67 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.60 million. Deckers Outdoor Corp.'s stock has gained 0.97% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.20% during the same period. Despite Wednesday's decline, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings' stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $99.15 and $95.59, respectively. The free report on LH can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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