Pharma Stocks on our Radar - Pfizer, Merck, Sanofi, Shire, and Zogenix

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LONDON, November 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), Merck and Company Inc. (NYSE: MRK), Sanofi (NYSE: SNY), Shire PLC (NASDAQ: SHPG), and Zogenix Inc. (NASDAQ: ZGNX). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Monday, November 03, 2014, ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,366.24, down 0.14% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,638.91, up 0.18%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.01% lower at 2,017.81. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 779.04, up 0.02%, with the index gaining 10.63% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:  

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Pfizer Inc.'s stock edged 0.80% higher, to close the day at $30.19. The stock recorded a trading volume of 21.60 million shares, below its three months average volume of 25.01 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $29.86 and $30.20 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, Pfizer Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.37% and 3.32%, respectively. However, the stock has fallen by 1.44% since the start of this year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Pfizer Inc. stock's 200-day moving average of $30.14 is above its 50-day moving average of $29.28. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.15 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.98. Sign up and read the free notes on PFE at:

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On Monday, shares in Merck and Co. Inc. recorded a trading volume of 10.15 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 10.11 million shares. The stock ended the day at $58.92, which was 1.69% above its previous day's closing of $57.94, and registered an intraday range of $57.57 and $58.93. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.49. Merck and Co. Inc.'s stock has gained 4.84% in the previous three trading sessions, 3.73% in the last three months, and 17.72% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $58.66 and $57.15, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Merck and Co. Inc. have an RSI of 53.74. The complimentary notes on MRK can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

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Sanofi's stock fell 0.99% to end Monday's session at $45.78. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.74 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 1.68 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $45.41 and $45.78 during the session. Sanofi's shares have lost 14.64% since the beginning of 2014. Further, the stock has declined 16.38% in the last one month and 13.93% over the previous three months. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $53.97 is above its 200-day moving average of $52.50. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 28.75. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on SNY at:

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On Monday, shares in Shire PLC fluctuated between $195.00 and $198.77 before ending the session 1.66% lower at $196.49. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.01 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 2.01 million shares. Shire PLC's shares have declined 25.21% in the last one month and 20.75% in the previous three months, while the stock has gained 39.07% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $236.28 and $198.33, respectively. Moreover, shares of Shire PLC have an RSI of 38.34. The complete research on SHPG is available for free at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/SHPG-04Nov2014

Zogenix Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 7.09% higher at $1.36. A total of 1.99 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 1.74 million shares. The stock vacillated between $1.28 and $1.40 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and over the last three months, Zogenix Inc.'s shares have gained 3.82% and 5.43%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has plummeted 60.47%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $2.34 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $1.25. Zogenix Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 50.20. Free in depth research on ZGNX is available at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/ZGNX-04Nov2014

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