By PR Newswire, October 28, 2013, 09:00:00 AM EDT
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LONDON, October 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, October 25, 2013, all three indexes of the US equity market posted gains. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,759.77, up 0.44%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,570.28, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,943.36, up 0.37%. Shares in the medical appliances and equipment industry ended on a mixed note, even as the broader market posted gains. The major movers in the industry included Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOLX), St Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE:STJ), Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT:NAVB), and ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD). AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on HOLX, STJ, NAVB, and RMD and these free reports are accessible by registering at:
On Friday, Hologic Inc.'s stock ended the session 1.16% lower than the previous day's price of $22.42. The company's shares oscillated between $22.07 and $22.49 before closing the day at $22.16. A total of 3.24 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.26 million. Despite Friday's losses, the company's shares have gained 5.98% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 4.02% during the same period. Further, Hologic Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $21.42 and $21.51, respectively. Sign up for free technical research on HOLX at:
St Jude Medical Inc.'s stock gained 1.38% on Friday, hitting a new 52-week high of $57.36. The company's shares closed the day at $57.27 after oscillating between $56.54 and $57.36 during the trading session. A total of 1.91 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.73 million. The company's shares have gained 9.31% in the previous one month and 9.29% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 4.02% and 4.03% during the respective periods. Furthermore, St Jude Medical Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $53.63 and $46.57, respectively. Be sure to read our latest technical research on STJ by registering at:
Shares in Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. closed the day 0.47% higher at $2.12, after vacillating between $2.11 and $2.14 during Friday' session. A total of 0.72 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.73 million. The company's shares have advanced 3.92% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.29% during the same period. Despite Friday's gain, Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $2.66 and $2.75, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on NAVB at:
ResMed Inc.'s stock plummeted on Friday, even as the broader market posted gains. The company's shares closed the day at $49.55, down 12.00%, after oscillating between $48.72 and $51.68 during the trading session. A total of 6.83 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.12 million. Despite Friday's pullback, the company's shares have advanced 8.19% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 4.03% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Further, ResMed Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $47.66. The free report on RMD can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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