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On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged higher. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,833.32, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,357.55, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,155.42, up 0.16%. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index edged 0.08% lower to close the session at 638.05; and the same has gained 9.00% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.30% during the same period. The major movers in the health care sector included Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE: DGX), Santarus Inc. (NASDAQ: SNTS), Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) and Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE: CYH). AAAResearchReports.com has released free charting and technical research on these aforementioned companies. Register to read these reports at:
Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s stock closed the day at $54.50, up 0.83% from the previous day's closing price of $54.05. On Tuesday, the company's shares vacillated between $53.84 and $54.70 during the trading session. A total of 1.16 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.26 million. The company's shares have advanced 3.24% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% during the same period. However, Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $59.40 and $59.50, respectively. Sign up for free report on DGX at:
Shares in Santarus Inc. finished flat on Tuesday, ending the day at the previous day's closing price of $31.97, after oscillating between $31.97 and $32.00 during the trading session. A total of 0.49 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.67 million. The company's shares have rallied 47.80% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 8.30% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, Santarus Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $32.25 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $28.98 and $23.42, respectively. SNTS free technical report can be accessed by signing up at:
Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock declined 2.26% on Tuesday, even as the US equity market edged higher. The company's shares finished the day at $40.74, after fluctuating between $40.30 and $41.67 during the trading session. A total of 0.47 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume 1.25 million. Despite Tuesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 8.54% in the previous three months and 11.46% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.30% and 1.71% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $35.52 and $28.01, respectively. A free report on ISIS can be accessed by registering at:
Community Health Systems Inc.'s stock rose 1.34% on Tuesday, closing the day at $38.45, after vacillating between $37.83 and $38.62 during the trading session. A total of 0.45 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.53 million. The company's shares have advanced 3.56% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% during the same period. Despite Tuesday's gains, Community Health Systems Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $41.39 and 43.54, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on CYH for free at:
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