Today's Research: Amgen Inc., BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc., PDL BioPharma Inc., and Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Today's Research: Amgen Inc., BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc., PDL BioPharma Inc., and Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc. Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. PR Newswire 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: http://www.aaaresearchreports.com/register/ 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 at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/AMGN092013.pdf 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: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/BCRX092013.pdf 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 $8.20 before 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: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/PDLI092013.pdf 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: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/QCOR092013.pdf ---- EDITOR NOTES: 1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2. 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