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LONDON, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The US markets on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 ended on a negative note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,374.31, down 0.83% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,096.89, down 0.70%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.65% lower at 1,872.83. During the trading session, nine out of ten sectors ended on a lower note. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), Universal Health Services Inc (NYSE: UHS), Sesa Sterlite Ltd (NYSE: SSLT) and Durata Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: DRTX). Free technical research on SNDK, UHS, SSLT and DRTX can be downloaded upon signing up at:
SanDisk Corp.'s stock ended the day at $91.37, down 0.26%, after hitting a new 52-week high of $92.26. A total of 2.13 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 3.83 million shares. The stock vacillated between $90.65 and $92.26 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, SanDisk Corp.'s shares have surged 10.10% and 21.33%, respectively. Moreover, since the beginning of the year, the company's stock has gained an upside of 29.53%. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.49% during the session, while the index has gained 1.79% in the last one month. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $81.88 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $70.22. SanDisk Corp.'s stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 69.81. Sign up today to read free research on SNDK at:
On Tuesday, shares in Universal Health Services Inc. oscillated between $85.97 and $87.33, hitting a new 52-week high of $87.33. Shares in the company advanced 1.45%, to end the session at $87.23. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 0.77 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.83 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 18.86. Universal Health Services Inc.'s shares have gained 2.70% in the previous three trading sessions, 16.85% in the last one month, and 7.35% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index registered a loss of 0.62% during the session, while the index has gained 2.04% in the last one month. Universal Health Services Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $79.46 and $78.36, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 67.28. Sign up today to read free research on UHS at:
Shares in Sesa Sterlite Ltd surged 5.70% on Tuesday, finishing the day at $16.50, hitting a new 52-week high of $16.58. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.94 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 0.22 million shares. The stock oscillated between $16.13 and $16.58 during the trading session. Over the last three trading sessions and past one month, Sesa Sterlite Ltd's shares have rallied 28.40% and 29.11%, respectively. Further, the stock has gained 25.38% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index recorded a loss of 0.56% during the session, while the index has gained 0.56% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $12.35. Additionally, Sesa Sterlite Ltd's stock has an RSI of 80.03. Sign up today to read free research on SSLT at:
On Tuesday, shares in Durata Therapeutics Inc. surged 2.08%, closing the day at $16.72, after hitting a new 52-week high of $17.20. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.73 million shares, above its three month average volume of 0.44 million shares. Durata Therapeutics Inc.'s shares have gained 2.51% in the previous three trading sessions, 31.97% in the last one month, and 30.73% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index has advanced 0.37% during the previous three trading sessions, while the index has lost 1.33% in the past three months. Durata Therapeutics Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.01 and $11.45, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 70.48. Sign up today to read free research on DRTX at:
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