LONDON, September 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, September 27, 2013, all three indexes of the US equity market edged lower. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,691.75, down 0.41%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,258.24, down 0.46%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,781.59, down 0.15%. Shares in hospitals mostly ended on a lower note as the broader market posted losses. The major movers in the industry included HCA Holdings Inc. (NYSE: HCA), Health Management Associates Inc. (NYSE: HMA), Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC), and Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS). AAAResearchReports.com has released free charting and technical research on these aforementioned companies. Register to read these reports at:
HCA Holdings Inc.'s stock edged lower on Friday, reversing most of the gains from the previous trading session. The company's shares ended the day at $42.07, which is 0.71% lower than the previous day's price of $42.37. The company's shares vacillated between $41.91 and $42.57 during the trading session. A total of 2.77 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.22 million. Despite Friday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 8.57% in the last one month and 16.67% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 3.60% and 5.32% during the respective periods. Further, HCA Holdings Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $43.11 as well as above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.47 and $37.67, respectively. Sign up for free report on HCA at:
Shares in Health Management Associates Inc. fell by 0.63% on Friday, tracking losses in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $12.59 and $12.74 before finishing the day at $12.60. A total of 5.27 million shares were traded, which is less than the daily average volume of 5.97 million. Despite Friday's losses, the company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $12.21. Moreover, Health Management Associates Inc.'s shares have fallen by 1.64% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a loss of 0.33% in the S&P 500 during the same period. HMA free technical report can be accessed by signing up at:
On Friday, Tenet Healthcare Corp. stock edged lower to close at $40.33, down 0.76% from the previous day's closing price of $40.64. The company's shares oscillated between $39.93 and $40.53 during the trading session. A total of 0.80 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.48 million. Despite Friday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 1.92% in the last one month compared to a gain of 3.60% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, Tenet Healthcare Corp.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $41.26 and $41.49, respectively. A free report on THC can be accessed by registering at:
Shares in Universal Health Services Inc. closed nearly flat on Friday, even as the broader market ended on a negative note. The company's shares ended the day 0.03% higher at $74.29, after fluctuating between $73.56 and $74.73. A total of 0.56 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.61 million. The company's shares have advanced 7.32% in the last one month and 10.95% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 3.60% and 5.32% during the respective periods. Additionally, Universal Health Services Inc.'s stock is trading close to 52-week high of $74.87 as well as above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $70.39 and $63.35, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on UHS for free at:
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