LONDON, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, January 08, 2014, the U.S. equity market mostly edged lower. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,837.49, down 0.02%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,462.74, down 0.41%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,165.61, up 0.30%. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index closed the session 0.88% higher at 649.79; and the same has gained 12.44% in the previous three months and 1.89% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 11.00% and 1.79% during the respective periods. The major movers in the health care sector included Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (NYSE: TEVA), Dynavax Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ: DVAX), Covidien PLC (NYSE: COV), and Akorn Inc. (NASDAQ: AKRX). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on TEVA, DVAX, COV, and AKRX. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:
On Wednesday, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's stock closed the day 0.39% lower at $41.05, after vacillating between $40.77 and $41.59 during the trading session. A total of 10.30 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 6.31 million. Despite Wednesday's decline, the company's shares have advanced 2.93% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.53% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.33% and 1.79% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's stock is trading near its 52-week high of $41.74 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.42 and $39.15, respectively. A free technical analysis on TEVA available by signing up at:
Dynavax Technologies Corp.'s stock finished flat on Wednesday, ending the day's session at the previous day's closing price of $1.90, after oscillating between $1.85 and $1.94 during the trading session. A total of 2.60 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 4.53 million. The company's shares have surged 12.43% in the previous one month and 57.02% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 1.79% and 11.00% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Dynavax Technologies Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.59 and $1.63, respectively. Register today and access free research on DVAX at:
Shares in Covidien PLC edged 0.28% higher on Wednesday, finishing the day at $68.25, after fluctuating between $67.87 and $68.43 during the trading session. A total of 2.14 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.92 million. Covidien PLC's shares have gained 14.09% in the previous three months and 0.63% in the last three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 11.00% and 0.33% during the respective periods. Further, the company's shares are trading near their 52-week high of $68.88 and also above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $66.42 and $61.91, respectively. The free report on COV can be downloaded by signing up now at:
Akorn Inc.'s stock plummeted 6.34% on Wednesday, ending the day at $22.89, after vacillating between $22.36 and $23.90 during the trading session. A total of 2.27 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.76 million. Despite Wednesday's pullback, the company's shares have surged 16.96% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 11.00% during the same period. Additionally, Akorn Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day moving average of $23.61. A free report on AKRX can be accessed by registering at:
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