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On Thursday, December 05, 2013, the US equity market declined, as the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,785.03, down 0.43%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,821.51, down 0.43%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,033.17, down 0.12%. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 629.06, down 0.27%, while the S&P 500 Biotechnology Industry Index closed 0.59% higher at 2,750.26. Moreover, the S&P 500 Biotechnology Industry Index has gained 5.03% in the previous one month and 11.86% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.25% and 7.85% during the respective periods. The major movers in the industry included Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SRPT), ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACAD), Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CTIC), and Medivation Inc. (NASDAQ: MDVN). AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on SRPT, ACAD, CTIC, and MDVN is available upon registration at:
On Thursday, shares in Sarepta Therapeutics Inc. rose 1.50%, even as the broader market finished on a negative note. The company's shares closed the day at $18.98, after fluctuating between $18.70 and $19.26 during the trading session. A total of 1.02 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.97 million. The company's shares have advanced 3.43% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a loss of 0.88% in the S&P 500 during the same period. However, Sarepta Therapeutics Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $34.85 and $35.66, respectively. Download free technical research on SRPT by signing up at:
Shares in ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. gained 0.78% on Thursday, finishing the day at $24.48 after oscillating between $24.00 and $25.77 during the trading session. A total of 1.84 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.58 million. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares have gained 15.47% in the previous three months and 8.08% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 7.85% and 1.25% during the respective periods. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $23.61 and $17.34, respectively. Register now and get access to free analysis on ACAD at:
Cell Therapeutics Inc.'s stock declined 2.05% on Thursday, ending the day at an intra-day low of $1.91, after vacillating between $1.91 and $1.97 during the trading session. A total of 1.48 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.34 million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's shares have surged 73.64% in the previous three months and 10.40% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 7.85% and 1.25% during the respective periods. Moreover, Cell Therapeutics Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.81 and $1.33, respectively. Sign up and read our complimentary report on CTIC at:
On Thursday, Medivation Inc.'s stock closed the day at $61.29, down 1.62% from the previous day's closing price of $62.30. The company's shares vacillated between $61.14 and $62.60 during the trading session. A total of 0.79 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.31 million. The company's shares have advanced 1.31% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 7.85% during the same period. However, Medivation Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $59.37 and $54.10, respectively. The free report on MDVN can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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