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On Tuesday, October 8, 2013, all three indexes of the US equity market fell sharply. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,655.45, down 1.23%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 14,776.53, down 1.07%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,694.83, down 2.00%. Shares in the medical laboratories and research industry mostly ended on a lower note, as the broader market posted significant losses. The major movers in the industry included Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE:A), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE:TMO), Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), and PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE:PKI). AAAResearchReports.com initiated preliminary technical research on A, TMO, LH, and PKI. These free reports are accessible by signing today at:
Shares in Agilent Technologies Inc. edged fell sharply on Tuesday, extending the losses from the previous trading session. The company's shares ended the day at $50.13, which is 1.96% lower than the previous day's price of $51.13. The company's shares vacillated between $49.89 and $51.33 during the trading session. A total of 2.41 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.57 million. Despite Tuesday's losses, Agilent Technologies Inc.'s stock has gained 5.69% in the last one month and 13.01% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 0.02% and 0.91% during the respective periods. Additionally, the company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $48.24 and $44.65, respectively. The free technical analysis on A is available by signing up at:
On Tuesday, shares in Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. fell by 1.13%, as the broader market ended on a negative note. The company's shares vacillated between $90.62 and $91.75 before finishing the day at $90.68. A total of 1.48 million shares were traded, which is marginally above the daily average volume of 1.46 million. Despite Tuesday's losses, Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.19% in the last one month and 5.52% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 0.02% and 0.91% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, the company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $81.95. Register now to download free research on TMO at:
Shares in Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings ended nearly flat on Tuesday, even as the broader market declined. The company's shares ended the day 0.02% higher at $100.07, after fluctuating between $99.93 and $100.70. A total of 0.60 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.64 million. The company's shares have gained 0.27% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.94% in the last one month, compared to a loss of 1.38% and a gain of 0.02% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Additionally, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings' stock is trading near its 52-week high of $101.92 as well as above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $98.23 and $94.51, respectively. A free report on LH can be accessed by registering at:
Shares in PerkinElmer Inc. fell sharply by 1.48% on Tuesday, extending the losses from the previous trading session. The company's shares closed the day at $36.69, after fluctuating between $36.62 and $37.34. A total of 0.88 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.82 million. Despite Tuesday's sharp decline, the company's shares have gained 10.71% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 0.91% during the same period. Moreover, PerkinElmer Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $34.31. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on PKI for free at:
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