LONDON, September 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday September 11, 2013, the U.S. equity market ended on a mixed note. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.31% and 0.89%, respectively, while the NASDAQ Composite fell by 0.11%. Shares in the healthcare sector ended lower, even as the broader market closed on a mixed note. The major movers in the sector included Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS), Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE: CYH), Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE: DGX), and Santarus Inc. (NASDAQ: SNTS). AAAResearchReports.com initiated preliminary technical research on ISIS, CYH, DGX, and SNTS. These free reports are accessible by signing today at:
On Wednesday, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares edged lower to end the day at $31.33, which is 0.92% lower than the previous day's closing price of $31.62. The company's shares fluctuated between $30.89 and $31.60 during the trading session. A total of 0.91 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.56 million. Despite Wednesday's losses, Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares have gained 12.21% in the previous three trading sessions and 32.47% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 during both the periods. Further, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $28.46 and $19.64, respectively. The free technical analysis on ISIS is available by signing up at:
Community Health Systems Inc.'s stock fell by 0.67% on Wednesday, after rising sharply in the previous trading session. The company's shares vacillated between $38.49 and $39.51 before finishing the day at $38.77. A total of 1.63 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.67 million. Community Health Systems Inc.'s shares have declined by 2.29% during the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 2.05% during the same period. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $43.64 and $41.36, respectively. Register now to download free research on CYH at:
Shares in Quest Diagnostics Inc. rose marginally on Wednesday, extending their gains from previous trading sessions. The company's shares closed the day at $61.79, up 0.05% from the previous day's price of $61.76. The company's shares fluctuated between $61.32 and $61.91 during the trading session. A total of 1.03 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.24 million. The company's shares have gained 4.06% in the last one month, compared to a loss of 0.14% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $59.28 and $58.73, respectively. A free report on DGX can be accessed by registering at:
Santarus Inc.'s shares plummeted on Wednesday, extending their losses from previous trading sessions. The company's shares ended the day 2.87% lower at $21.65 after fluctuating between $21.45 and $22.25. A total of 1.74 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.55 million. Despite the recent losses, the company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $17.98. Additionally, Santarus Inc.'s shares have fallen by 1.28% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 3.87% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on SNTS for free at:
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