LONDON, August 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, August 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,389.25, down 0.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the session at 16,560.54, down 0.06% and the S&P 500 closed at 1,933.75, down 0.16%. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a lower note. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day 0.14% lower at 699.06, and the index has declined 1.94% in the previous one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Exelixis Inc. (NASDAQ: EXEL), Novavax Inc. (NASDAQ: NVAX), Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ACHN), XOMA Corp. (NASDAQ: XOMA), and Amicus Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: FOLD). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
Exelixis Inc.'s stock fell by 1.89% on Tuesday, ending the session at $4.15. A total of 1.35 million shares were traded, below its three months average volume of 3.87 million shares. The stock moved between $4.14 and $4.23 during the session. Shares in Exelixis Inc. have gained 1.22% in the previous three trading sessions and 24.81% in the last one month. However, the company's shares have lost 32.30% from the beginning of 2014. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $3.69 is below its 200-day moving average of $5.02. Moreover, Exelixis Inc.'s stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.44. Sign up and read the free notes on EXEL at:
Shares in Novavax Inc. fluctuated between $4.32 and $4.51 before ending Tuesday's session 2.91% lower at $4.34. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.21 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 3.92 million shares. Novavax Inc.'s stock has advanced 2.84% in the previous three trading sessions, although, the stock has declined 5.03% in the last one month and 15.23% on YTD basis. Shares in Novavax Inc. are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.54 and $4.61, respectively. Further, the company's shares have an RSI of 50.83. The complimentary notes on NVAX can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Tuesday, shares in Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.99 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 6.50 million shares. The stock finished the day at $7.65, which was 0.79% higher its previous day's closing of $7.59, and registered an intraday range of $7.47 and $7.75. Shares in Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc. have advanced 9.29% in the previous three trading sessions and 0.13% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's shares have surged 130.49% on YTD basis. Shares of the company are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.78 and $4.06, respectively. Furthermore, Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 60.81. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on ACHN at:
XOMA Corp.'s stock declined 1.18% on Tuesday, closing the day at $4.17. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.31 million shares, near its three months average volume of 1.43 million shares. The stock oscillated between $4.16 and $4.35 during the session. Shares in XOMA Corp. have advanced 7.20% in the previous three trading sessions, while the company's shares have fallen by 1.88% in the last one month and 38.04% since the start of this year. XOMA Corp.'s shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.31 and $5.38, respectively. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 54.65. The complete research on XOMA is available for free at:
Shares in Amicus Therapeutics Inc. edged 0.24% higher on Tuesday, closing the session at $4.16. A total of 1.21 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.57 million shares. The stock moved between $4.06 and $4.21 during the session. Amicus Therapeutics Inc.'s stock has gained 3.48% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.05% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's shares have surged 77.02% from the beginning of 2014. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $3.54 and $2.59, respectively. Furthermore, Amicus Therapeutics Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 56.10. Free in depth research on FOLD is available at:
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