StockCall Early Morning Insight into Covidien, Becton, Dickinson and Co., Stryker, MAKO Surgical, and Align Technology

Apr 04, 2013, 08:00 ET from

LONDON, April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Markets responded negatively to the recently released private job data. The Dow Jones ended its latest session at 14,550.35, down 0.76 percent while NASDAQ was down 1.11 percent to close at 3,218.60. Similarly, S&P also finished on a negative note at 1,553.69, down 1.05 percent. Our research team took a look at Healthcare sector which includes major companies like Covidien plc (NYSE: COV), Becton, Dickinson and Co. (NYSE: BDX), Stryker Corp.(NYSE: SYK), MAKO Surgical Corp. (NASDAQ: MAKO) and Align Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN). StockCall has issued technical analysis and charting reports on COV, BDX, SYK, MAKO, and ALGN. Download these free reports now at

In-line with the downward movement shown by broad market indices, Covidien plc's stock finished 0.32 percent lower at $67.79, with volume down from daily average of 1.89 million to 1.87 million. The stock is up so far in 2013 with its year-to-date gain at 20.39 percent. However, the stock currently shows a bullish trend which is further confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. Covidien has its first support level at $65.50. Download the free research on COV today by registering at

Becton, Dickinson and Co. traded in the range of $95.97 and $97.14 in its latest trading session. Its volume stood at 1.76 million shares, up from its average daily volume of 1.17 million. Becton, Dickinson and Co closed Wednesday's session at $96.41, down 0.18 percent. The stock is currently trading above its short-term moving average price of $96.3, showing a bullish trend. In the coming sessions, Becton, Dickinson and Co. is expected to go as high as $96.95, while its first support level is at $95.54. It has appreciated 24.66 percent on a YTD basis. Sign up and have access to our free report on BDX at

Stryker Corp. is currently in a bullish mode despite the stock ending its previous trading session at $65.25, down 0.47 percent. The stock traded in the range of $64.80 and $65.64 during yesterday's session. Its first support level is at $64.66 and upon breaching this support price the stock may go down to $62.23 level. On the upside, Stryker's stock may touch $66.91 level. The stock has traded in the range of $49.43 and $66.92 in the past 52 weeks and it grew by 17.61 percent during the same time period. On a Year-to-Date basis, the stock is up 19.83 percent.Sign up and read the complimentary report on SYK at

MAKO Surgical Corp. extended its 52 weeks losses to 75.09 percent by closing its previous trading session 1.04 percent lower. The stock closed at $10.50, with trading volume of 934,273 shares on Wednesday. It is down 13.15 percent on a YTD basis. MAKO is currently in a bearish mode and is expected to go up to $11.02 in the coming trading sessions. Its next resistance level is at $11.46. On the downside, it is expected to face its first support level at $10.20. The company traded in the range of $10.29 and $43.06 in the past 52 weeks. The free report on MAKO can be downloaded by signing up now at

Align Technology Inc. is currently trading marginally above its 20-day and 50-day moving average price and is in a neutral mode. It also ended its yesterday's trading session 2.83 percent lower at $30.95, further confirming the trend. Align Technology exchanged 2.16 million shares during Wednesday's session. The stock has outperformed the broader markets and has gained 14.33 percent so far this year. Free report on ALGN can be accessed by registering at

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