LONDON, January 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Johnson and Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), VIVUS Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), Actavis PLC (NYSE: ACT), Covance Inc. (NYSE: CVD), and Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Friday, January 09, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,704.07, down 0.68%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.95%, to finish the day at 17,737.37, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,044.81, down 0.84%. The losses were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 813.23, down 0.81%, while the index has surged 11.61% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:
On Friday, shares in Johnson and Johnson fluctuated between $104.75 and $106.50 before ending the session 1.36% lower at $104.94. The stock reported a trading volume of 7.36 million shares, below its three months average volume of 8.31 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.56. Johnson and Johnson's shares have advanced 1.61% in the previous three trading sessions, 3.66% in the last three months and 10.77% in the last one year. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $103.36. Moreover, shares of Johnson and Johnson have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 47.76. Sign up and read the free notes on JNJ at:
VIVUS Inc.'s stock edged 0.31% higher, to close the day at $3.21. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.49 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.96 million shares. The stock oscillated between $3.14 and $3.27 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, VIVUS Inc.'s shares have gained 9.18% and 6.64%, respectively. However, the stock has plummeted 65.03% in the previous year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $3.16, while the 50-day moving average is below VIVUS Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $4.27. Additionally, VIVUS Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 55.57. The complimentary notes on VVUS can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Friday, shares in Actavis PLC recorded a trading volume of 2.22 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 2.99 million shares. The stock ended the day at $268.68, which was 0.10% below its previous day's closing of $268.96, and registered an intraday range of $267.00 and $271.50. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 52.55. Actavis PLC's shares have advanced 5.29% in the previous three trading sessions, 13.55% in the last three months and 46.56% in the past one year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $257.67 and $227.75, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Actavis PLC have an RSI of 60.06. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on ACT at:
Covance Inc.'s stock edged 0.06% higher, to close Friday's session at $106.01, after oscillating between $105.63 and $106.20. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.14 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.05 million shares. Over the last one month and previous three months, Covance Inc.'s shares have advanced 3.27% and 36.70%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 13.01% in the last one year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $101.15 is above its 200-day moving average of $89.94. Further, Covance Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 28.62 and has an RSI of 75.19. The complete research on CVD is available for free at:
Sequenom Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session flat at $3.77. A total of 1.56 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.69 million shares. The stock moved between $3.72 and $3.90 during the session. Sequenom Inc.'s shares have gained 3.29% in the previous three trading sessions and 30.45% in the last three months. Additionally, the stock has surged 44.99% in the past one year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $3.37 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $3.28. Sequenom Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 57.45. Free in depth research on SQNM is available at:
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