Health Care Equipment Stocks Technical Analysis - Boston Scientific, Becton Dickinson, St. Jude Medical, Accuray, and Symmetry Medical

LONDON, December 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX), Becton Dickinson and Company (NYSE: BDX), St Jude Medical Inc. (NYSE: STJ), Accuray Inc. (NASDAQ: ARAY), and Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Thursday, December 04, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,769.44, down 0.11%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.07% lower, to finish the day at 17,900.10, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,071.92, down 0.12%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 811.12, down 0.12%, while the index has advanced 10.05% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:  

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Boston Scientific Corp.'s stock lost 1.99%, to close Thursday's session at $12.78, after oscillating between $12.76 and $13.04. The stock recorded a trading volume of 7.58 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 13.66 million shares. Over the last three months and since the beginning of 2014, Boston Scientific Corp.'s shares have advanced 4.41% and 6.32%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 0.85% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's stock closed above its 50-day moving average of $12.61, while the 50-day moving average is below Boston Scientific Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $12.82. Further, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 29.75 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.20. Sign up and read the free notes on BSX at:

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Becton Dickinson and Co.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.22% higher at $140.68. A total of 1.19 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.53 million shares. The stock moved between $139.88 and $142.56 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Becton Dickinson and Co.'s shares have surged 11.35% and 20.84%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained an upside of 27.32%. The company's shares closed above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $126.53 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $118.94. Becton Dickinson and Co.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.57 and has an RSI of 76.37. The complimentary notes on BDX can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

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On Thursday, shares in St Jude Medical Inc. fluctuated between $68.63 and $69.33 before ending the session 0.25% higher at $69.33. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.41 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.85 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.44. St Jude Medical Inc.'s shares have advanced 7.62% in the last one month, 6.40% in the previous three months and 11.91% on YTD basis. The company's stock closed above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $63.13 and $64.91, respectively. Moreover, shares of St Jude Medical Inc. have an RSI of 70.44. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on STJ at:

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Accuray Inc.'s stock gained 2.37%, to close the day at $6.90. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.41 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 0.86 million shares. The stock oscillated between $6.65 and $6.93 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, Accuray Inc.'s shares have gained 3.76% and 2.99%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 20.69% since the start of this year. The company's stock closed below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $8.24 is above its 50-day moving average of $7.06. Additionally, Accuray Inc. has an RSI of 42.73. The complete research on ARAY is available for free at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/ARAY-05Dec2014

On Thursday, shares in Symmetry Medical Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.76 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 0.64 million shares. The stock ended the day at $9.27, which was 0.43% below its previous day's closing of $9.31, and registered an intraday range of $9.20 and $9.42. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 61.06. Although Symmetry Medical Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.66% in the previous three months, it has lost 0.32% in the previous three trading sessions and 8.04% on YTD basis. The company's stock closed below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $9.66 and $9.30, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Symmetry Medical Inc. have an RSI of 47.71. Free in depth research on SMA is available at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/SMA-05Dec2014

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