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LONDON, September 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, September 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,567.60, down 0.53%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% lower at 16,987.51, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,985.54, down 0.60%. The losses were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 736.69, down 0.69%, while the index has advanced 7.01% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (NYSE: EW), Catamaran Corporation (NASDAQ: CTRX), Quest Diagnostics Inc. (NYSE: DGX), Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), and WellPoint Inc. (NYSE: WLP). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
Edwards Lifesciences Corp.'s stock declined 1.48%, to close the day at $99.68. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.97 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.04 million shares. The stock oscillated between $99.38 and $100.99 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Edwards Lifesciences Corp.'s shares have gained 4.17% and 27.21%, respectively. Further, the stock has surged 51.58% since the start of this year. The shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Edwards Lifesciences Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $93.06 is above its 200-day moving average of $78.60. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 38.03 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.81. Sign up and read the free notes on EW at:
On Friday, shares in Catamaran Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.04 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. The stock ended the day at $47.93, which was 0.10% above its previous day's closing of $47.88, and registered an intraday range of $47.75 and $48.12. Catamaran Corp.'s shares have gained 5.13% in the last one month, 11.31% in the previous three months and 0.99% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $45.65 and $45.37, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Catamaran Corp. have an RSI of 60.23. The complimentary notes on CTRX can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s stock edged 0.68% lower, to close Friday's session at $62.62, after oscillating between $62.42 and $63.14. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.71 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 1.22 million shares. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s shares have advanced 1.41% and 5.76%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 16.96% since the beginning of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $61.58 is above its 200-day moving average of $57.59. Further, Quest Diagnostics Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 15.83 and has an RSI of 51.18. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on DGX at:
Aetna Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 1.78% lower at $82.20. A total of 2.29 million shares were traded, which was close to its three months average volume of 2.20 million shares. The stock moved between $82.00 and $83.76 during the session. Aetna Inc.'s shares have advanced 5.87% in the last one month and 1.56% in the previous three months. Further, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained an upside of 19.84%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $81.03 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $74.56. Aetna Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.18 and has an RSI of 53.36. The complete research on AET is available for free at:
On Friday, shares in WellPoint Inc. traded between $118.19 and $120.17 before ending the session 1.11% lower at $118.62. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.21 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.72 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 14.43. WellPoint Inc.'s shares have advanced 5.46% in the last one month, 10.98% in the previous three months and 28.39% on YTD basis. The shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $113.42 and $100.39, respectively. Moreover, shares of WellPoint Inc. have an RSI of 60.93. Free in depth research on WLP is available at:
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