LONDON, December 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, December 05, 2013, the US equity market edged lower, 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 closed the day 0.27% lower at 629.06, and the S&P 500 Health Care Providers & Services Industry Index fell 1.22% to close at 435.20. However, the S&P 500 Health Care Providers & Services Industry Index has gained 3.67% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.25% during the same period. The major movers in the industry included Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ: ESRX), Cigna Corp. (NYSE: CI), Health Net Inc. (NYSE: HNT), and Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: MOH). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on ESRX, CI, HNT, and MOH. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:
Express Scripts Holding Co.'s stock declined 0.61% on Thursday, finishing the day at $66.77, after fluctuating between $66.48 and $67.27 during the trading session. A total of 4.29 million shares were traded, which is below with the daily average volume of 5.16 million. Despite Thursday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 5.22% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.25% during the same period. Additionally, Express Scripts Holding Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $63.98 and $62.24, respectively. Download free report on ESRX upon registration at:
Cigna Corp.'s stock fell 1.90% on Thursday, tracking losses in the US equity market. The company's shares closed the day at $84.32, after oscillating between $84.23 and $85.92 during the trading session. A total of 1.17 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume 1.73 million. Despite Thursday's decline, the company's shares have advanced 6.05% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.25% during the same period. Further, Cigna Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $80.14 and $72.90, respectively. CI technical report can be accessed for free by signing up at:
Shares in Health Net Inc. posted losses on Thursday, ending the day at $29.51, down 1.63%, after vacillating between $29.47 and $30.18 during the trading session. A total of 0.77 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.95 million. The company's shares have lost 1.93% in the previous one month, compared to a gain of 1.25% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, Health Net Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $30.46 and $30.28, respectively. The free report on HNT can be downloaded by signing up now at:
On Thursday, Molina Healthcare Inc.'s stock closed the day at $33.49, down 0.62% from the previous day's closing price of $33.70. The company's shares vacillated between $33.35 and $33.88 during the trading session. A total of 0.34 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.62 million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's shares have gained 4.33% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.25% during the same period. However, Molina Healthcare Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $34.05 and $35.12, respectively. A free report on MOH can be accessed by registering at:
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