Pre-Market Analysis: Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc., Sequenom Inc., and Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Oct 04, 2013, 09:27 ET from AAA Research Reports

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The U.S. equity markets declined on Thursday, October 03, 2013, with the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the NASDAQ Composite falling by 0.90%, 0.90%, and 1.07%, respectively. Shares in the biotechnology industry ended on a mixed note, even as the broader market posted losses. The major movers in the industry included Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: INO), Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM), and Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: OPTR). All these companies are tracked by Free technical research on INO, SQNM, and OPTR can be downloaded upon signing up at:

Shares in Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. ended flat on Thursday, even as the broader market posted losses. The company's shares closed the day at the previous day's closing price of $2.08, after oscillating between $2.05 and $2.12 during the trading session. A total of 2.58 million shares were traded, which is significantly below the daily average volume of 10.37 million. The company's shares have surged 8.33% in the last one month and 144.71% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 2.37% and 3.92% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.99 and $1.16, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on INO at:

Sequenom Inc.'s stock fell by 0.37% on Thursday, tracking losses in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $2.64 and $2.75 before finishing the day at $2.66. A total of 1.87 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.26 million. Sequenom Inc.'s shares have declined by 10.74% in the last one month, underperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 2.37% during the same period. Additionally, the company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $2.89 and $3.70, respectively. The free report on SQNM can be downloaded by signing up now at:

On Thursday, shares in Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc. fell by 0.39%, reversing all of the gains from the previous trading session. The company's shares closed the day at $12.62, after fluctuating between $12.56 and $12.70. A total of 0.75 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.24 million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's shares have advanced 0.24% in the previous three trading sessions and 0.64% in the last one month, compared to a loss 0.17% and a gain of 2.37% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $12.61. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on OPTR for free at:


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