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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 is available upon registration at:
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. Register now and get access to free analysis on SNTS at:
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 $59.89 before 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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