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On Thursday, October 31, 2013, all three indexes of the US equity market fell. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,756.55, down 0.38%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,545.75, down 0.47%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,919.71, down 0.28%. Shares in the medical instruments and supplies sector mostly ended higher, even as the broader market posted losses. The major movers in the sector included Baxter International Inc. (NYSE: BAX), CareFusion Corporation (NYSE: CFN), Mindray Medical International Ltd (NYSE:MR), and Unilife Corporation (NASDAQ: UNIS). AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on BAX, CFN, MR, and UNIS is available upon registration at:
On Thursday, Baxter International Inc.'s stock closed at $65.87, down 0.18% from the previous day's closing price of $65.99. The company's shares vacillated between $65.70 and $66.45 during the trading session. A total of 3.08 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.40 million. Despite Thursday's pullback, the company's shares have advanced 0.27% in the last one month, compared to a gain of 4.46% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, Baxter International Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $68.32 and $69.83, respectively. Download free technical research on BAX by signing up at:
CareFusion Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $38.59 and $39.01 before ending the Thursday's session 0.13% lower at $38.77. A total of 2.63 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.73 million. Despite Thursday's loss, the company's shares have gained 5.07% in the last one month and 0.52% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 4.46% and 4.20% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, CareFusion Corp.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $39.65 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $37.45 and $35.62, respectively. Register now and get access to free analysis on CFN at:
Shares in Mindray Medical International Ltd traded between $37.50 and $38.46 before finishing the day 2.03% lower at $37.61. A total of 0.66 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.72 million. The company's shares have fallen by 2.13% in the previous trading sessions, compared to a loss of 0.32% in the S&P during the same period. Moreover, Mindray Medical International Ltd's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $40.43 and $39.31, respectively. Sign up and read our complimentary report on MR at:
On Thursday, Unilife Corp.'s stock plummeted to end the day at $3.03, which is 3.50% lower than the previous day's closing price of $3.14. The company's shares fluctuated between $3.02 and $3.20 during the trading session. A total of 0.77 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.95 million. Despite Thursday's decline, the company's shares have gained 7.45% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 4.20% during the same period. Additionally, Unilife Corp.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $2.85. The free report on UNIS can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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