NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Stock-Callers.com takes a closer look at the most recent performances of RadiusHealth Inc. (NASDAQ: RDUS), bluebird bio Inc. (NASDAQ: BLUE), Universal Health Services Inc. (NYSE: UHS), and LifePoint Health Inc. (NASDAQ: LPNT). These companies are part of the Healthcare sector, which includes health care providers and services,
Waltham, Massachusetts headquartered Radius Health Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 3.31% lower at $35.32 with a total trading volume of 723,129 shares. The stock is trading below their 50-day moving average by 8.08%. Shares of the Company, which develops and sells therapeutics in the areas of osteoporosis, oncology, and endocrine diseases primarily in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.73.
On May 01st, 2017, Radius Health reported its financial results for Q1 ended March 31st, 2017. Net loss for the quarter was $56.9 million; research and development expenses were $19.5 million; and general and administrative expenses were $38.1 million. As of March 31st, 2017, the Company had $282.1 million in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities. Your complete research report on RDUS can be retrieved for free at:
Shares in Cambridge, Massachusetts headquartered bluebird bio Inc. rose 1.69%, ending yesterday's session at $90.45 with a total trading volume of 390,131 shares. The stock has gained 4.69% in the past month, 22.89% in the previous three months, and 46.60% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 2.72% above their 50-day moving average and 30.36% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of bluebird bio, which focuses on developing transformative gene therapies for severe genetic diseases and cancer, have an RSI of 54.19.
On May 02nd, 2017, bluebird bio announced that the Company has entered into a worldwide license agreement around its proprietary lentiviral vector platform with GlaxoSmithKline Intellectual Property Development Limited (GSK). Under terms of the agreement, GSK will non-exclusively license certain bluebird patent rights related to lentiviral vector technology to develop and commercialize gene therapies for Wiscott-Aldrich syndrome and metachromatic leukodystrophy-two, rare, genetic diseases. A free report on BLUE is just a click away at:
Universal Health Services
On Wednesday, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania headquartered Universal Health Services Inc.'s stock climbed 0.91%, to close the day at $123.61. A total volume of 428,149 shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 0.13% in the last one month, 8.73% in the previous three months, and 16.29% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 1.09% and 3.00% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Universal Health Services, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, and ambulatory centers, have an RSI of 55.88.
On April 25th, 2017, Universal Health Services announced Q1 2017 financial results. Net income was $206.1 million, or $2.12 per diluted share, during Q1 2017, as compared to $190.8 million, or $1.93 per diluted share, during Q1 2016. Net revenues increased 6.7% to $2.61 billion during Q1 2017 compared to $2.45 billion during Q1 2016.
On April 27th, 2017, research firm RBC Capital Markets reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $157 a share to $153 a share. Sign up for your complimentary research report on UHS at:
Shares in Brentwood, Tennessee-based LifePoint Health Inc. ended the day 2.67% higher at $63.55. A total volume of 363,294 shares was traded. The stock has gained 5.22% in the previous three months and 11.88% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.99% and 6.29%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of LifePoint Health, which through its subsidiaries, owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers, and post-acute facilities in the US, have an RSI of 55.55.
On May 02nd, 2017, LifePoint Health announced that its management will participate in the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2017 Health Care Conference, which will be held from May 16th, 2017 to May 18th, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Company also announced that a live broadcast of the presentation will be available on Tuesday, May 16th, 2017, beginning at 3:40 p.m. PT on the Company's website. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on LPNT at:
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