Today's Research: Amgen Inc., BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc., PDL BioPharma
Inc., and Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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LONDON, September 20, 2013
LONDON, September 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, September 19, 2013, the U.S equity markets ended on a mixed note
with the S&P 500 closing at 1,722.34, down 0.18%; the Dow Jones Industrial
Average ending at 15,636.55, down 0.26%; while the NASDAQ Composite closed at
3,789.38, up 0.15%. Shares in the biotechnology industry mostly ended lower,
even as the broader market finished on a mixed note. The major movers in the
sector included Amgen Inc. (NASDAQ: AMGN), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.
(NASDAQ: BCRX), PDL BioPharma Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI), and Questcor
Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR). AAAResearchReports.com has completed
their technical analysis on AMGN, BCRX, PDLI, and QCOR and these free reports
are accessible by registering at:
On Thursday, Amgen Inc.'s shares edged lower to end the day at $117.18, which
is 0.29% lower than the previous day's closing price of $117.52. The company's
shares fluctuated between $115.66 and $117.85 during the trading session. A
total of 3.03 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average
volume of 3.32 million. Despite Thursday's decline, Amgen Inc.'s shares have
surged 12.17% in the last one month and 18.15% in the previous three months,
outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 4.63% and 5.73% during the
respective periods. Further, the company's stock is trading near its 52-week
high of $117.91 as well as above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of
$108.84 and $98.81, respectively. Sign up for free technical research on AMGN
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock gained 0.74% on Thursday, even as the
broader market fluctuated between gains and losses. The company's shares
oscillated between $6.72 and $6.94 before finishing the day at $6.79. A total
of 1.08 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of
2.44 million. Furthermore, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading
near its 52-week high of $7.41 as well as above its 50-day and 200-day moving
average of $5.17 and $2.48, respectively. The company's shares have rallied
297.08% in the previous three months and 23.91% in the last one month,
compared to a gain of 5.73% and 4.63% in the S&P 500 during the same period.
Be sure to read our latest technical research on BCRX by registering at:
Shares in PDL BioPharma Inc. edged lower on Thursday, even as the broader
market ended on a mixed note. The company's shares fluctuated between$8.00
and $8.20before closing the day 0.43% lower at$8.08. A total of 1.13 million
shares were traded, which is less than the daily average volume of 1.79
million. The company's shares have gained 2.54% in the previous three trading
sessions and 5.07% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 1.46% and
5.73% in the S&P 500 during the respective period. Further, PDL BioPharma
Inc.'s stock has moved closer to its 52-week high of $8.48 as well as above
its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $8.06 and $7.61, respectively. Sign
up and read the complimentary report on PDLI at:
The Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock plummeted on Thursday, reversing all
gains from the previous trading session. The company's shares ended the day
7.54% lower at $60.68 after fluctuating between $60.56 and $65.77. A total of
2.61 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of
1.59 million. Despite the recent losses, Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s
shares have rallied 27.86% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P
500 which has advanced 5.73% during the same period. Additionally, the
company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $39.56. The
free report on QCOR can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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