LONDON, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Allergan Inc. (NYSE: AGN), Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS), Actavis PLC (NYSE: ACT), Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR), and Mallinckrodt PLC (NYSE: MNK). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Friday, October 17, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,258.44, up 0.97%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.63%, to finish the day at 16,380.41, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,886.76, up 1.29%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 707.88, up 1.61%, with the index also advancing 0.29% in the previous three trading sessions. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:
Allergan Inc.'s stock edged 0.29% lower, to close the day at $177.49. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.40 million shares, above its three months average volume of 2.30 million shares. The stock oscillated between $174.00 and $178.89 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Allergan Inc.'s shares have gained 5.52% and 6.03%, respectively. Further, the stock has surged 59.79% since the start of this year. The company's stock closed above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $169.97 is above its 200-day moving average of $150.67. Additionally, Allergan Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 37.29 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.43. Sign up and read the free notes on AGN at:
On Friday, shares in Zoetis Inc. recorded a trading volume of 3.44 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 3.25 million shares. The stock ended the day at $35.37, which was 0.86% above its previous day's closing of $35.07, and registered an intraday range of $34.95 and $35.60. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 25.84. Although Zoetis Inc.'s shares have lost 1.39% in the previous three trading sessions, it has advanced 8.20% in the last three months and 8.20% on YTD basis. The company's stock closed above its 200-day moving average of $32.14. Furthermore, shares of Zoetis Inc. have an RSI of 43.19. The complimentary notes on ZTS can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Actavis PLC's stock gained 1.20%, to close Friday's session at $224.73, after oscillating between $222.32 and $229.98. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.35 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 2.41 million shares. Over the last three trading sessions and previous three months, Actavis PLC's shares have advanced 1.20% and 3.00%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained an upside of 33.77%. The company's stock closed above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $230.28 is above its 200-day moving average of $211.62. Further, Actavis PLC's stock traded at a PE ratio of 31.99 and has an RSI of 41.53. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on ACT at:
Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 2.15% lower at $10.92. A total of 3.78 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 5.33 million shares. The stock moved between $10.85 and $11.35 during the session. Although, Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares have declined 7.14% in the previous three trading sessions, it has rallied 102.60% in the last three months and 225.00% on YTD basis. The company's shares closed above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $8.81 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $5.53. Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 53.16. The complete research on AVNR is available for free at:
On Friday, shares in Mallinckrodt PLC fluctuated between $83.50 and $87.66 before ending the session 4.10% higher at $86.60. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.73 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.89 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 32.71. Mallinckrodt PLC's shares have advanced 0.71% in the previous three trading sessions and 15.30% in the last three months. Further, the stock has surged 65.71% on YTD basis. The company's stock closed above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $82.97 and $72.58, respectively. Moreover, shares of Mallinckrodt PLC have an RSI of 49.21. Free in depth research on MNK is available at:
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