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LONDON, October 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, October 17, 2013, the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,733.15, up 0.67%; the NASDAQ Composite closed at 3,863.15, up 0.62%; while the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 15,371.65, down 0.01%. Shares in the drug stores industry ended on a positive note, even as the broader market fluctuated between gains and losses. The major movers in the industry included Rite Aid Corporation (NYSE: RAD), Walgreen Company (NYSE: WAG), CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), and GNC Holdings Inc. (NYSE: GNC). AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on RAD, WAG, CVS, and GNC and these free reports are accessible by registering at:
Shares in Rite Aid Corp. surged 4.09% on Thursday, and finished the day at a new 52-week high of $5.35. The company's shares fluctuated between $5.14 and $5.35 during the trading session. A total of 36.80 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 27.05 million. The company's shares have rallied 77.74% in the previous three months and 44.59% in the last one month outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 3.11% and 1.67% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Rite Aid Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.05 and $2.72, respectively. Sign up for free technical research on RAD at:
Walgreen Co.'s stock advanced 2.03% on Thursday, also hitting a new 52-week high of $58.77. The company's shares vacillated between $57.56 and $58.77 before ending the day at $58.76. A total of 7.34 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 5.18 million. The company's shares have gained 18.16% in the previous three months and 6.99% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 3.11% and 1.67% during the respective periods. Further, Walgreen Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $52.30 and $47.39, respectively. Be sure to read our latest technical research on WAG by registering at:
On Thursday, CVS Caremark Corp.'s stock posted gains to close at $60.00, up 1.81% from the previous day's closing price of $59.16. The company's shares oscillated between $57.85 and $60.07 during the trading session. A total of 5.54 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 5.06 million. The company's shares have gained 0.52% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a gain of 1.35% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Additionally, CVS Caremark Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $58.62 and $56.70, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on CVS at:
On Thursday, shares in GNC Holdings Inc. edged higher, hitting a new 52-week high of $55.86. The company's shares fluctuated between $54.80 and $55.86 before finishing the day 0.18% higher at $55.60. A total of 1.09 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.05 million. The company's shares have gained 17.10% in the previous three months and 5.10% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 3.11% and 1.67% during the respective periods. Moreover, GNC Holdings Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $53.01 and $45.14, respectively. The free report on GNC can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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