LONDON, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. equity market posted gains on Thursday, September 26, 2013. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day at 15,328.30, up 0.36%; the S&P 500 closed at 1,698.67, up 0.35%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,787.43, up 0.70%. Shares in the healthcare sector ended on a mixed note as the broader market edged higher. The major movers in the sector included Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS), Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE: TEVA), Covidien Plc. (NYSE: COV), and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. (NYSE: VRX). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on ZTS, TEVA, COV, and VRX. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:
Shares in Zoetis Inc. rose sharply on Thursday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares finished the day 1.67% higher at $31.58 after fluctuating between $31.20 and $31.64 during the trading session. A total of 2.29 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 6.46 million. The company's shares have gained 5.97% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 2.53% during the same period. Further, Zoetis Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $30.58. A free technical analysis on ZTS available by signing up at:
On Thursday, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's shares oscillated between $37.88 and $38.37 before closing the day at $37.93, which is 0.60% lower than the previous day's closing price of $38.16. A total of 1.86 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.40 million. The company's shares have lost 0.21% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500 which has lost 0.19% during the same period. Moreover, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.04 and $38.85, respectively. Register today and access free research on TEVA at:
Covidien PLC's stock edged lower on Thursday, even as the broader market posted gains. The company's shares fluctuated between $60.67 and $61.45 before finishing the day 0.25% lower at $60.97. A total of 1.82 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.39 million. Despite Thursday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 7.42% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 5.95% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, Covidien PLC's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $58.72. The free report on COV can be downloaded by signing up now at:
Shares in Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. rose 0.93% on Thursday, reversing most of the losses from the previous trading session. The company's shares vacillated between $102.30 and $103.53 before ending the day at $103.29. A total of 0.45 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.27 million. The company's shares have gained 3.70% in the last one month and 21.59% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 2.53% and 5.95% during the respective periods. Moreover, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $98.51 and $79.46, respectively. A free report on VRX can be accessed by registering at:
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