Technical Study: Isis Pharma Inc., Santarus Inc., Community Health Systems
Inc., and Quest Diagnostics Inc.
LONDON, October 11, 2013
LONDON, October 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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The U.S. equity market posted significant gains on Thursday, October 10, 2013.
All three benchmark indexes rose, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
finishing the day 2.18% higher, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite
gained 2.18% and 2.26% respectively. Shares in the healthcare sector ended on
a mixed note, even as the broader rallied. The major movers in the sector
included Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS), Santarus Inc. (NASDAQ:
SNTS), Community Health Systems Inc. (NYSE: CYH), and Quest Diagnostics Inc.
(NYSE: DGX). AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on ISIS, SNTS, CYH, and DGX
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Shares in Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc. surged 3.57% on Thursday, extending the
gains from the previous trading session. The company's shares closed the day
at $33.39 after fluctuating between $32.26 and $33.62 during the trading
session. A total of 1.66 million shares were traded, which is above the daily
average volume of 1.53 million. The company's shares have gained 5.60% in the
previous one month and 5.33% in the last three months, compared to a gain of
0.51% and 2.42% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore,
Isis Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $30.44 and $22.31, respectively. Download free technical
research on ISIS by signing up at:
Santarus Inc.'s stock rose on Thursday, tracking gains in the broader market.
The company's shares fluctuated between $21.63 and $22.20 before finishing the
day 2.81% higher at $21.92. A total of 1.40 million shares were traded, which
is below the daily average volume of 1.82 million. The company's stock has
gained 0.18% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P
500 which has gained 0.98% during the same period. Additionally, Santarus
Inc.'s shares are trading above their 200-day moving average of $19.24.
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Shares in Community Health Systems Inc. declined on Thursday, even as the
broader market finished on a positive note. The company's shares finished the
day at$42.84, down 2.26% from the previous day's closing price of$43.83. The
company's shares oscillated between$42.25 and $44.26 during the trading
session. A total of 2.60 million shares were traded, which is above the daily
average volume of 1.95 million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's stock
has gained 9.76% in the previous one month, compared to a gain of 0.51% in the
S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, Community Health Systems Inc.'s
stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $41.68 and
$42.58, respectively. Sign up and read our complimentary report on CYH at:
Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s stock plummeted on Thursday, extending the losses
from the previous trading session. The company's shares fluctuated
between$57.45 and $59.89before finishing the day 4.93% lower at$58.66. A
total of 6.79 million shares were traded, which is significantly above the
daily average volume of 1.40 million. The company's shares have declined 0.58%
in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500 which has gained
2.42% during the same period. Furthermore, Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s stock is
trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $60.35 and $59.10,
respectively. The free report on DGX can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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