LONDON, September 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. equity market ended on a mixed note on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 0.31% and 0.89%, respectively, while the NASDAQ Composite fell by 0.11%. Shares in the biotechnology industry ended lower, even as the broader market finished on a mixed note. The major movers included Gilead Sciences Inc. (NASDAQ: GILD), Halozyme Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: HALO), NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: NPSP), and InterMune Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN). AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on GILD, HALO, NPSP, and ITMN is available upon registration at:
Shares in Gilead Sciences Inc. ended slightly higher on Wednesday, extending their gains from previous trading sessions. The company's shares ended the day 0.11% higher at $62.93 after oscillating between $62.18 and $63.30. A total of 5.46 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 8.45 million. The company's stock has rallied 20.00% in the last three months and 6.28% in the last one month, compared to a gain 3.87% and a loss of 0.14% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, Gilead Sciences Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $58.82 and $48.77, respectively. Download free technical research on GILD by signing up at:
Halozyme Therapeutics Inc.'s shares fell sharply on Wednesday, even as the broader market ended on a mixed note. The company's shares ended the day at $9.13, which is 1.19% lower than the previous day's price of $9.24. The company's shares fluctuated between $8.90 and $9.32 during the trading session. A total of 1.04 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.55 million. Despite the sharp decline on Wednesday, the company's shares have rallied 37.50% in the last three months and 35.86% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 2.05% and lost 0.14% during the respective periods. Moreover, Halozyme Therapeutics Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages and close to its 52-week high of $9.45. Register now and get access to free analysis on HALO at:
Shares in NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc. plummeted on Wednesday, even as the broader market finished the day on a mixed note. The company's shares oscillated between $27.94 and $29.33 before finishing the day 4.50% lower at $28.20. A total of 3.31 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.48 million. Despite Wednesday's pullback, NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares have rallied 79.85% in the last three months and 24.28% in the last one month, compared with a gain of 3.87% and a loss of 0.14% in the S&P500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, NPS Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages as well as close to its 52-week high of $29.53. Sign up and read our complimentary report on NPSP at:
Shares in InterMune Inc. fell sharply on Wednesday ending the day at $14.96, which is 2.67% lower than the previous day's closing price of $15.37. The company's shares oscillated between $14.84 and $15.37 during the trading session. A total of 0.74 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.32 million. InterMune Inc.'s shares have rallied 53.59% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 3.87% during the same period. Moreover, InterMune Inc's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $13.74 and $10.58, respectively. The free report on ITMN can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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