LONDON, December 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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On Monday, December 16, 2013, the U.S. equity market ended the day on a higher note. The S&P 500 closed the day at 1,786.54, up 0.63%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended at 15,884.57, up 0.82%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,029.52, up 0.71%. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index gained 0.22% to close at 622.42. The S&P 500 Health Care Equipment Sub Industry Index ended the day at 681.45, up 0.48%; and the same has gained 2.41% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 5.24%, during the same period. The major movers in the sector included Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB), St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ), and ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on HOLX, NAVB, STJ, and RMD can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Monday, Hologic Inc.'s stock ended the day 0.64% higher at $22.15, after vacillating between $22.04 and $22.31 during the trading session. A total of 3.31 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 4.76 million. The company's shares have gained 4.68% in the last one month and 8.00% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has fallen by 0.65% and has advanced 5.24%, during the respective periods. Further, Hologic Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $22.04 and $21.43, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on HOLX at:
Shares in Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. advanced on Monday, closing the day 0.99% higher at $2.05 after oscillating between $1.97 and $2.08 during the trading session. A total of 1.22 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.35 million. The company's shares have gained 0.49% in the previous three trading sessions and 35.76% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.24% and has fallen by 0.65% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $1.89. The free report on NAVB can be downloaded by signing up now at:
On Monday, St. Jude Medical Inc.'s stock advanced, finishing the day at $59.04, up 1.81% from the previous day's closing price of $57.99. A total of 2.47 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.95 million. The company's shares have gained 2.91% in the last one month and 11.25% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has fallen by 0.65% and has advanced 5.24%, during the respective periods. Moreover, St. Jude Medical Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $57.33 and $49.48, respectively. A free report on STJ can be accessed by registering at:
ResMed Inc.'s stock oscillated between $46.11 and $46.91 before ending Monday's session 0.67% lower at $46.15. A total of 1.11 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.24 million. Despite Monday's losses, the company's shares have gained 1.45% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.24% during the same period. Further, ResMed Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $51.36 and $48.55, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on RMD for free at:
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