Market Study: VIVUS, DENTSPLY Intl., Sanofi, and Healthways Inc.
Market Study: VIVUS, DENTSPLY Intl., Sanofi, and Healthways Inc.
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LONDON, December 3, 2013
LONDON, December 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Monday, December 02, 2013, the S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 638.72, up 0.10%. Shares in the Health Care Sector have gained 3.89% in the last one month and 12.29% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 2.23% and 10.28% during the respective periods. The U.S. equity market posted losses with the S&P 500 ending the day at 1,800.90, down 0.27%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at 16,008.77, down 0.48%; and the NASDAQ Composite finishing at 4,045.26, down 0.36%. The major movers in the sector included Vivus Inc. (NASDAQ: VVUS), DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY), Sanofi (NYSE: SNY), and Healthways Inc. (NASDAQ: HWAY). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on VVUS, XRAY, SNY, and HWAY can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Vivus I nc.'s stock edged 0.80% higher on Monday, even as the broader market posted losses. The company's shares ended the day at $10.10, after trading between $10.02 and $10.24. A total of 1.11 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.62 million. The company's shares have gained 0.20% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.98% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has fallen by 0.10% and has gained 2.23%, during the respective periods. Furthermore, Vivus Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $9.71. Sign up today to read free research report on VVUS at:
On Monday, shares in DENTSPLY International Inc. fell by 0.38%, tracking losses in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $47.28 and $47.63 before ending the day at $47.38. A total of 0.59 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.77 million. Despite Monday's losses, the company's shares have advanced 0.49% in the last one month and 12.84% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 2.23% and 10.28% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, DENTSPLY International Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $45.85 and $43.02, respectively. Register to download free technical analysis on XRAY at:
Sanofi's stock declined on Monday, to end the day at $52.00, down 1.57% from the previous day's closing price of $52.83. The company's shares vacillated between $51.71 and $52.34 during the trading session. A total of 2.37 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.50 million. Despite Monday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 8.83% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 10.28% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, Sanofi's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $51.60 and $51.55, respectively. A free report on SNY can be accessed by registering at:
On Monday, Healthways Inc.'s stock finished the day at $13.76, which is 1.78% lower than the previous day's closing price of $14.01. The company's shares fluctuated between $13.69 and $14.04 during the trading session. A total of 0.68 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.85 million. Despite Monday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 31.93% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 2.23%, during the same period. Further, Healthways Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.69 and $15.03, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on HWAY for free at:
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