Published August 23, 2012
The S&P 500 lost 0.8% while the Health Care sector (XLV) showed little movement during trading today.
Healthways (HWAY) was a major loser in the sector, falling 8.9% (-99 cents) to close at $10.18 with 299,260 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $9.99 to $11.12.
EnteroMedics (ETRM) was a major gainer in the sector, rising 8.8% (+27 cents) to close at $3.34 with 684,893 shares moving. The stock traded in a range of $3.08 to $3.41. Over the last month, the share price has dropped 61 cents (-15.4%) from $3.95 on July 25, 2012.
DENTSPLY International (XRAY) declined 1.6% to close at $36.85, moving below its 50-day moving average of $37.43 and 200-day moving average of $37.94. Cadence Pharmaceuticals (CADX) rose 8.5% to close at $4.32, crossing its 50-day moving average of $4.02.
Given Imaging (GIVN) rose 5.6% to close at $13.78, approaching its 50-day moving average of $14.66. It has also moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $16.85. Bio-Reference Laboratories (PDCO) fell 8.4% to close at $27.09, moving closer to its 50-day moving average of $26.99. Also, the stock moved closer to its 200-day moving average of $33.37.
Celsion Corporation (CLSN) hit a new 52-week high today, reaching $4.45 to top the previous high of $4.39.