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On Monday, December 16, 2013, the U.S. equity market posted gains. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,786.54, up 0.63%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,884.57, up 0.82%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,029.52, up 0.71%. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index closed the session at 622.42, up 0.22%; and the same has gained 4.45% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 5.24% during the same period. The major movers in the sector included Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT:INO), Sequenom Inc. (NASDAQ:SQNM), Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ:NKTR), and Discovery Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ:DSCO). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on INO, SQNM, NKTR, and DSCO can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock surged on Monday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares ended the day 3.03% higher at $2.04, after fluctuating between $2.00 and $2.08 during the trading session. A total of 2.62 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.76 million. The company's shares have gained 4.62% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.00% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.24% and has lost 0.65% during the respective periods. Moreover, Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $2.00 and $1.35, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on INO at:
On Monday, Sequenom Inc.'s stock closed the day at $2.11, down 0.94% from the previous day's closing price of $2.13. The company's shares vacillated between $2.07 and $2.20 during the trading session. A total of 1.60 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.88 million. The company's shares have lost 0.24% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.24% during the same period. Furthermore, Sequenom Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $2.39 and $3.40, respectively. The free report on SQNM can be downloaded by signing up now at:
Nektar Therapeutics' stock gained 2.18% on Monday, finishing the day's session at $10.76, after vacillating between $10.63 and $10.87 during the trading session. A total of 0.53 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.18 million. The company's shares have advanced 2.09% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.24% during the same period. Additionally, Nektar Therapeutics' stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $10.67. A free report on NKTR can be accessed by registering at:
Discovery Laboratories Inc.'s stock finished flat on Monday, closing the day at the previous day's closing price of $2.11, after fluctuating between $2.09 and $2.13 during the trading session. A total of 0.31 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.97 million. The company's shares have gained 1.93% in the previous one month and 8.76% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has lost 0.65% and has gained 5.24% during the respective periods. Further, Discovery Laboratories Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $1.94. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on DSCO for free at:
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