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LONDON, December 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, December 20, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged higher as the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,818.32, up 0.48%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,221.14, up 0.26%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,104.74, up 1.15%. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index edged 0.45% higher to close the day at 635.97; and the S&P 500 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Industry Index closed 682.28, up 0.36%. The S&P 500 Health Care Equipment & Supplies Industry Index has gained 2.58% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.90% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 2.10% and 6.84% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. The major movers in the industry included Baxter International Inc. (NYSE:BAX), Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ:UNIS), CareFusion Corporation (NYSE:CFN), and Mindray Medical International Ltd (NYSE:MR). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on BAX, UNIS, CFN, and MR can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in Baxter International Inc. advanced on Friday, closing the day 1.98% higher at $68.39, after oscillating between $67.55 and $68.74 during the trading session. A total of 6.46 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 3.89 million. The company's shares have advanced 4.33% in the previous three trading sessions and 0.90% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 2.10% and 0.75% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Baxter International Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $66.78. Sign up and read the complimentary report on BAX at:
On Friday, Unilife Corp.'s stock edged lower to end the day at $4.12, down 0.48% from the previous day's closing price of $4.14. The company's shares fluctuated between $4.00 and $4.14 during the trading session. A total of 1.87 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.83 million. Despite Friday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 2.23% in the last one month and 24.47% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.75% and 6.84%, during the same period. Moreover, Unilife Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $3.66 and $3.09, respectively. The free report on UNIS can be downloaded by signing up now at:
CareFusion Corp.'s stock vacillated between $39.33 and $39.73 before ending Friday's session 0.35% lower at $39.40. A total of 2.19 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.45 million. Despite Friday's losses, the company's shares have gained 2.36% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.44% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 2.10% and 6.84% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, CareFusion Corp.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $40.29 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.04 and $36.91, respectively. A free report on CFN can be accessed by registering at:
On Friday, shares in Mindray Medical International Ltd edged finished the day at $37.80, which is 0.68% lower than the previous day's closing price of $38.06. The company's oscillated between $36.50 and $38.46 during the trading session. A total of 1.23 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.02 million. The company's shares have fallen by 0.34% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 2.10% during the same period. Additionally, Mindray Medical International Ltd's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.07 and $39.58, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on MR for free at:
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