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LONDON, August 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. equity market ended the day on a lower note on Monday, August 26, 2013. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 14,946.46, down 0.43%, the S&P 500 closed at 1,656.78, down 0.40%, and the NASDAQ Composite finished almost flat at 3,657.57, down 0.01%. Shares in hospital companies ended mostly higher, even as the broader market declined. The major movers in the sector included Health Management Associates Inc. (NYSE: HMA), HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA), Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), and Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS). AAAResearchReports.com initiated preliminary technical research on HMA, HCA, THC, and UHS. These free reports are accessible by signing today at:
Health Management Associates Inc.'s shares finished flat on Monday, ending the day at the previous day's closing price of $13.01.The company's shares traded between $12.87 and $13.04. A total of 5.04 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 7.63 million. The company's shares are up 17.84% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 0.44% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Further, the company's shares are trading above the 200-day moving average. The free technical analysis on HMA is available by signing up at:
HCA Holdings Inc.'s stock rose sharply on Monday even as the broader market declined. The company's shares oscillated between $38.21 and $39.64 before finishing the day 2.93% higher at $39.38. A total of 2.66 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.39 million. The company's shares have gained 2.93% in the last three trading sessions and 4.93% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 0.85% and 0.44% during the respective periods. Additionally, HCA Holdings' stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register now to download free research on HCA at:
Tenet Healthcare Corporation's shares moved higher on Monday, ending the day 0.93% higher from the previous closing price of $39.99. The company's shares ended the session at $40.36 after fluctuating between $39.89 and $40.79. A total of 1.07 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.54 million. The company's stock is up 1.66% in the last three trading sessions, compared to the S&P 500 which has gained 0.85% during the same period. Moreover, Tenet Healthcare Corporation's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. A free report on THC can be accessed by registering at:
On Monday, shares in Universal Health Services Inc. traded between $70.22 and $71.35 before finishing the day 1.12% higher at $71.21. A total of 0.32 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.66 million. The company's shares have gained 3.29% in the last three trading sessions and 6.71% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 0.85% and 0.44% during the respective periods. Universal Health Services Inc.'s shares are currently trading near their 52-week high of $72.74 and also above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on UHS for free at:
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