Mixed Technical Stock Indicators in the Healthcare Sector

Wall St. Watchdog reveals information about mixed technical indicators in the Healthcare sector.

  • Pharmaceutical Product Development, Inc. (NASDAQ:PPDI): This company’s shares recently traded at $32.28, which is 16.80% over the 50-day moving average and 13.50% over the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $3,676,544,000. About the company: Pharmaceutical Product Development offers drug discovery and development services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device companies.  The Company conducts pre-clinical programs and phase I to phase IV clinical trials.  For approved drugs, PPD offers product launch services, and patient compliance and medical communications programs.
  • Opko Health Inc. (AMEX:OPK): This company’s shares recently traded at $3.87, which is 0.45% over the 50-day moving average and 0.62% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $1,114,388,000. About the company: Opko Health, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company that researches and develops pharmaceuticals.  The Company researches treatments for macular degeneration and other ophthalmic diseases.
  • ViroPharma Incorporated (NASDAQ:VPHM): This company’s shares recently traded at $18.16, which is 0.71% below the 50-day moving average and 1.13% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $1,379,146,000. About the company: ViroPharma Incorporated is a biopharmaceutical company committed to the commercialization, development, and discovery of new medicines.  The C0mpany’s products include a treatment for prophylaxis of hereditary angiodema as well as capsules for the treatment of antibiotic associated pseudomenbranous colitis caused by Clostridium difficile infection and enterocolitis.
  • NxStage Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ:NXTM): This company’s shares recently traded at $18.90, which is 2.15% below the 50-day moving average and 9.67% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $1,035,226,000. About the company: NxStage Medical, Inc. is a medical device company that develops, manufactures, and markets systems for the treatment of end-stage renal disease, or ERSD, and acute kidney failure.  The Company’s primary product, the NxStage System One, is a small, portable hemodialysis system.
  • Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:ONXX): This company’s shares recently traded at $33.13, which is 2.92% below the 50-day moving average and 7.93% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $2,105,232,000. About the company: Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. discovers and develops novel therapeutics based upon the genetics of human disease, with an emphasis on cancer. The Company focuses on defining the function of certain mutated genes which are known to cause cancer, and on developing therapies to reverse the effects of the mutation or to kill the cancer cell.
  • Covidien plc (NYSE:COV): This company’s shares recently traded at $49.90, which is 3.38% below the 50-day moving average and 4.18% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $24,622,710,000. About the company: Covidien PLC is a global healthcare products company. The Company develops, manufactures and distributes a diverse range of medical devices and supplies, diagnostics imaging agents, pharmaceuticals and other healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings.
  • HMS Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:HMSY): This company’s shares recently traded at $71.62, which is 3.42% below the 50-day moving average and 4.77% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $2,022,894,000. About the company: HMS Holdings Corporation provides proprietary information management and data processing products and services. The Company furnishes these products to hospitals and health care providers, government health service agencies, payers or purchasers of health care, and companies serving the health care industry.
  • CareFusion Corporation (NYSE:CFN): This company’s shares recently traded at $25.71, which is 3.66% below the 50-day moving average and 6.52% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $5,749,021,000. About the company: CareFusion Corporation provides health care products and services. The Company offers products that focus on breaking the cycle of harmful medication errors and reducing hospital acquired infections. CareFusion’s products include IV pumps, automated dispensing and patient identification systems, electronic infection surveillance service, and ventilation and respiratory products.
  • Dr. Reddy-s Laboratories Limited (ADR) (NYSE:RDY): This company’s shares recently traded at $33.15, which is 4.20% below the 50-day moving average and 6.55% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $5,619,900,585. About the company: Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories Limited provides a complete range of pharmaceutical services. The Company manufactures bulk drugs and formulations including verapamil and cephalexin. The Company also manufactures and exports molecules such as norfloxacin, ciprofloxacin, and varieties of semi-synthetic penicillin. The Company markets its products in India and around the world.
  • ResMed Inc. (NYSE:RMD): This company’s shares recently traded at $29.11, which is 4.38% below the 50-day moving average and 6.96% below the 150-day moving average. Its market capitalization is $4,451,354,000. About the company: ResMed Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets medical equipment for the treatment of sleep disordered breathing. The Company sells diagnostic and treatment devices in various countries through its subsidiaries and independent distributors.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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