What Investors are Making of These Medical Appliances and Equipment Stocks? - St. Jude Medical, ResMed, Steris, and Varian Medical Systems

Jul 07, 2016, 07:40 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Stock-Callers.com's focus this morning is on the Medical Appliances and Equipment industry, which can expect strong growth for the remainder of this year despite headwinds. We look at the featured companies for today and review their recent performances: St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ), ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), Steris PLC (NYSE: STE), and Varian Medical Systems Inc. (NYSE: VAR). Learn more about these stocks and receive your complimentary notes at:


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St. Paul, Minnesota headquartered St. Jude Medical Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 1.66% higher at $79.43 with a total volume of 1.91 million shares traded. The Company's shares have advanced 2.05% in the past month, 42.90% over the previous three months, and 29.86% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.93% and 26.58%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of St. Jude Medical, which together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and distributes cardiovascular medical devices for cardiac rhythm management, cardiovascular, and atrial fibrillation therapy areas globally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 67.12.

On Wednesday, shares in San Diego, California headquartered ResMed Inc. ended the session at $63.91, up 0.49%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.05 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 842,030 shares. The Company's shares have gained 6.77% in the last one month, 7.93% over the previous three months, and 20.29% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 8.55% above its 50-day moving average and 12.86% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of ResMed, which develops, manufactures, distributes, and markets medical equipment for the diagnosis, treatment, and management of respiratory disorders with a focus on sleep-disordered breathing, have an RSI of 65.09.

Leicester, the U.K. headquartered Steris PLC's stock ended yesterday's session 0.41% higher at $68.07 and with a total volume of 730,092 shares traded. The Company's shares are trading 1.87% below their 200-day moving average. Shares of Steris, which develops, manufactures, and markets infection prevention, contamination control, microbial reduction, and surgical and gastrointestinal support products and services for healthcare, pharmaceutical, scientific, research, industrial, and governmental customers globally, have an RSI of 49.36.

At the close on Wednesday, shares in Palo Alto, California headquartered Varian Medical Systems Inc. recorded a trading volume of 657,053 shares. The stock finished 1.15% higher at $82.74. The Company's shares have gained 1.04% in the previous three months and 2.40% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.10% and 4.05%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Varian Medical Systems, which designs, manufactures, sells, and services medical devices and software products for treating cancer and other medical conditions globally, have an RSI of 52.59.

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