LONDON, August 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. equity market advanced on Thursday, August 29, 2013. All three benchmark indexes edged higher, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining 0.11%, S&P 500 gaining 0.20%, and the NASDAQ Composite advancing 0.75%. Shares in the medical appliances and equipment companies ended on a mixed note as the broader market edged higher. The major movers in the sector included Hologic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOLX), St. Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ), ResMed Inc. (NYSE: RMD), and Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NYSE MKT: NAVB). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on HOLX, STJ, RMD, and NAVB can be downloaded upon sign up at:
On Thursday, Hologic Inc.'s stock closed 0.60% lower at $21.57 after oscillating between $21.39 and $21.72. A total of 1.85 million shares were traded, which is less than its daily average volume of 3.26 million. The company's stock has gained 6.94% in last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has lost 0.62% during the same period. Moreover, the company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Sign up today to read free research report on HOLX at:
Shares in St. Jude Medical Inc. fluctuated between gains and losses on Thursday before closing the day nearly flat. The company's shares traded between $50.12 and $50.93 before ending the day 0.02% lower at $50.60. A total of 0.63 million shares traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.84 million. The company's stock has gained 14.43% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has fallen by 0.62% during the same period. Additionally, St. Jude Medical Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register to download free technical analysis on STJ at:
ResMed Inc.'s shares posted modest gains on Thursday. The company's shares traded between $47.92 and $48.46 before finishing the day 0.06% higher at $48.23. A total of 0.66 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.09 million. The company's shares have gained 4.51% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has lost 2.80% during the same period. Furthermore, ResMed Inc.'s stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. A free report on RMD can be accessed by registering at:
Shares in Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc. moved higher on Thursday, extending their gains from previous trading sessions. The company's shares ended the day at $2.99, up 1.01%, after oscillating between $2.91 and $3.01. A total of 0.29 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.68 million. The company's stock is up 26.16% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has lost 0.62% during the same period. Additionally, Navidea Biopharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on NAVB for free at:
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