LONDON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,095.52, up 0.23%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.10% lower, to finish the day at 16,408.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,864.85, up 0.14%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 658.58, and the index has advanced 1.62% in the previous three trading sessions. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH), DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA), Omnicare Inc. (NYSE: OCR) and Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHC). Free technical research on LH, DVA, OCR and ACHC can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings stock finished the Thursday's session 0.63% lower at $101.31. A total of 0.70 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.16 million shares. The stock moved between $100.38 and $101.69 during the trading session. Over the last one month and previous three months, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings' shares has gained 4.54% and 10.36%, respectively. The company's stock has gained 10.88% on YTD basis. The company shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $97.02 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $96.03. Laboratory Corp. of America Holding's stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.92. Sign up today to read free research on LH at:
On Thursday, Shares in DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. fluctuated between $68.70 and $69.96 before ending the session 0.51% higher at $69.51. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 1.41 million shares, compared to its three months average volume of 1.58 million shares. DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.49% in the previous three trading sessions, 7.22% in the last three months, and 9.69% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $67.86 and $61.24, respectively. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 57.23. Sign up today to read free research on DVA at:
Omnicare Inc.'s stock edged 0.10% higher, to close the day at $57.82. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.71 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 1.33 million shares. The stock oscillated between $57.36 and $58.27 during the trading session. Over the past three trading sessions and last one month, Omnicare Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.19% and 2.10%, respectively. The stock has declined 4.21% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $57.25. Moreover, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.52 and have an RSI of 42.03. Sign up today to read free research on OCR at:
On Thursday, Shares in Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.41 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 0.36 million shares. The stock ended the day at $41.39, which was 1.41% below its previous day's closing price of $41.98, and registered an intraday range of $40.70 and $42.28. Acadia Healthcare Co. Inc. shares have plummeted 2.45% in the previous three trading sessions and 12.55% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $47.07 and $43.32, respectively. Furthermore, the shares of the company have an RSI of 32.30. Sign up today to read free research on ACHC at:
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