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Pharmaceutical Equities under Review -- Research on Zoetis, Mylan, AVANIR Pharma and Actavis

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LONDON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Thursday, March 20, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,331.05, up 0.67% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,319.29, up 0.27%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.60% higher at 1,872.01. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index finished the day at 686.29, down 0.02%, whereas, the index has advanced 0.77% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Zoetis Inc. (NYSE: ZTS), Mylan Inc. (NASDAQ: MYL), AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: AVNR) and Actavis PLC (NYSE: ACT). Free technical research on ZTS, MYL, AVNR and ACT can be downloaded upon signing up at:


On Thursday, Zoetis Inc.'s stock edged 0.60% higher, finishing the session at $30.09. The stock recorded trading volume of 3.67 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 4.49 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $29.67 and $30.11 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 22.09. Zoetis Inc.'s stock has advanced 2.42% in the previous three trading sessions and 0.40% in the last one month, while the same has declined 7.95% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Zoetis Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $31.12 is above the 50-day moving average of $30.65. Moreover, the stock is trading at a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 46.37. Sign up today to read free research on ZTS at:


Mylan Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 4.51 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 4.16 million shares. The stock ended the day at $52.61, down 1.29% and at an intraday range of $52.02 and $53.08. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 28.50. Mylan Inc.'s shares have fallen by 1.70% in the previous three trading sessions, but they have advanced 0.67% in the last one month and 21.22% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Mylan Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $48.67 is above the 200-day moving average of $40.15. Furthermore, the stock is trading at an RSI of 56.44. Sign up today to read free research on MYL at:


On Thursday, shares in AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock surged 3.24% to close at $4.14. A total of 1.82 million shares were traded, which is below the three months average volume of 2.38 million. The stock oscillated between $3.87 and $4.23 during the trading session. AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s shares have gained 6.98% in the previous three trading sessions, 2.22% in the last one month, and 23.21% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. AVANIR Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $4.25 is trading above the 50-day moving average of $3.85. Furthermore, the stock is trading at an RSI of 49.10. Sign up today to read free research on AVNR at:


Actavis PLC's stock recorded a trading volume of 1.61 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 2.31 million shares. The stock ended the day at $215.72, down 0.35% after vacillating between $214.18 and $218.73. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 62.43. Actavis PLC's shares have fallen by 2.11% in the last one month, but they have advanced 0.71% in the previous three trading sessions and 28.40% on YTD basis. Further, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Actavis PLC's 50-day moving average of $198.51 is above the 200-day moving average of $156.53. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at an RSI of 57.82. Sign up today to read free research on ACT at:



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