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Pre-Market Scans on Top Gainers -- Research on Athlon Energy, Venaxis, Desarrolladora Homex, and ImmunoGen

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LONDON, April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, April 09, 2014, the US markets saw a positive sentiment, as the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,183.90, up 1.72%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the session at 16,437.18, up 1.11%, and the S&P 500 edged 1.09% higher to finish the trading session at 1,872.18. The session saw a positive impact from Information Technology, Health Care and Materials sectors along with a drag from Utilities and Telecommunication Services sectors. A number of stocks saw large movements, including Athlon Energy Inc. (NYSE: ATHL), Venaxis Inc. (NASDAQ: APPY), Desarrolladora Homex S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: HXM) and ImmunoGen Inc. (NASDAQ: IMGN). Free technical research on ATHL, APPY, HXM and IMGN can be downloaded upon signing up at:

Shares in Athlon Energy Inc. finished Wednesday's session at $37.94, up 13.12%, recording a new 52-week high of $38.94. A total of 2.22 million shares traded which is above its three months average volume of 0.67 million shares. The stock vacillated between $34.16 and $38.94 during the session. The stock advanced 3.15% in the last one month, 35.94% in the previous three months, and 25.42% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.48% during the trading session and charted up 2.95% in the last one month. Additionally, the stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.14 and is trading above its 50-day moving average of $34.54. On April 08, the company announced that it has entered into multiple definitive agreements with five unrelated third-party sellers to acquire certain producing properties and undeveloped acreage for an aggregate purchase price of $873 million in cash. Sign up today to read free research on ATHL at:

On Wednesday, Venaxis Inc.'s stock ended the day at $2.24, which is 10.34% higher than the previous day's closing price of $2.03. A total of 1.58 million shares were traded as compared to its three months average volume of 0.76 million shares. During the session, the stock oscillated between $2.07 and $2.32. Shares of Venaxis Inc. have gained 3.23% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.67% on YTD basis, while the same has lost 14.99% in the last one month. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index mapped a gain of 2.11% during the trading session, while the same has declined 2.01% in the last one month. Further, the stock has an RSI of 31.61 and is trading above its 200-day moving average of $1.97. Sign up today to read free research on APPY at:

Shares in Desarrolladora Homex S.A.B. de C.V. edged 10.71% higher, finishing Wednesday's session at $1.55. A total of 0.80 million shares were traded as compared with its three months average volume of 0.71 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $1.42 and $1.63 during the trading session. Shares in Desarrolladora Homex S.A.B. de C.V. have rallied 13.97% in the last one month, 40.91% in the previous three months, and 32.48% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index mapped a gain of 1.08% during the trading session, while the same has declined 3.84% in the last one month. Furthermore, the stock has an RSI of 47.03 and is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.62 and $1.82, respectively. Sign up today to read free research on HXM at:

ImmunoGen Inc.'s shares closed Wednesday's session at $14.74, up 6.50% with a trading volume of 1.11 million shares as compared with its three months average volume of 0.83 million shares. The stock traded between $13.87 and $14.84 during the session and has gone up 0.48% on YTD basis. Shares in ImmunoGen Inc. have surged 10.91% in the previous three trading sessions, while the same has fallen by 7.64% in the last one month. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index mapped a gain of 2.11% during the trading session and 2.86% in the previous three months. Moreover, the stock has an RSI of 37.46 and is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $15.65 and $16.18, respectively. Sign up today to read free research on IMGN at:


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