Technical Coverage on Pharma Stocks - Hospira, Auxilium Pharma, Medicines, SciClone Pharma, and Nektar Therapeutics

13 Jan 2015

LONDON, January 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --

Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Hospira Inc. (NYSE: HSP), Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AUXL), The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO), SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SCLN), and Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Monday, January 12, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,664.71, down 0.84%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.54%, to finish the day at 17,640.84, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,028.26, down 0.81%. The losses were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 812.68, down 0.07%, while the index has advanced 11.54% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:  

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Hospira Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.15% lower at $61.55. A total of 0.82 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.01 million shares. The stock moved between $61.40 and $62.16 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Hospira Inc.'s shares have gained 2.02% and 22.68%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has surged 45.92% in the past one year. The company's shares closed above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $59.32 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $52.49. Hospira Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 29.10 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.00. Sign up and read the free notes on HSP at:

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On Monday, shares in Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. fluctuated between $36.24 and $36.96 before ending the session 0.19% lower at $36.44. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.97 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.80 million shares. Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares have surged 10.06% in the last one month, 14.70% in the previous three months and 61.10% in the last one year. The company' shares closed above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $33.69 and $25.92, respectively. Moreover, shares of Auxilium Pharmaceuticals Inc. have an RSI of 71.42. The complimentary notes on AUXL can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Auxilium%20Pharma&d=13-Jan-2015&s=AUXL

The Medicines Co.'s stock gained 1.16%, to close the day at $24.92. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.75 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 1.00 million shares. The stock oscillated between $24.18 and $25.09 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past three months, The Medicines Co.'s shares have gained 0.50% and 20.48%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 38.31% in the previous year. The company's stock closed below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $25.93 is above its 200-day moving average of $25.65. Additionally, The Medicines Co. has an RSI of 37.30. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on MDCO at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Medicines&d=13-Jan-2015&s=MDCO

On Monday, shares in SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.69 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 0.55 million shares. The stock ended the day at $7.86, which was 5.08% above its previous day's closing of $7.48, and registered an intraday range of $7.42 and $7.92. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.53. Although SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares have lost 4.50% in the last one month, it has advanced 13.42% in the previous three months and 51.15% in the past one year. The company's stock closed above its 200-day moving average of $6.35. Furthermore, shares of SciClone Pharmaceuticals Inc. have an RSI of 34.56. The complete research on SCLN is available for free at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=SciClone%20Pharma&d=13-Jan-2015&s=SCLN

Nektar Therapeutics' stock gained 1.88%, to close Monday's session at $15.68, after oscillating between $15.39 and $15.90. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.59 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.18 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions and the last three months, Nektar Therapeutics' shares have advanced 3.23% and 23.95%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has surged 22.60% in the last one year. The company's stock closed above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $14.95 is above its 200-day moving average of $13.00. Further, Nektar Therapeutics' stock has an RSI of 52.03. Free in depth research on NKTR is available at:

http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Nektar%20Therapeutics&d=13-Jan-2015&s=NKTR

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