How These Healthcare Stocks are Faring? -- Endologix, TransEnterix, Becton, Dickinson, and OraSure Technologies

03:45 EDT 19 Oct 2016 | PR Newswire

NEW YORK, October 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

This morning has initiated research reports on these four healthcare stocks: Endologix Inc. (NASDAQ: ELGX), TransEnterix Inc. (NYSE MKT: TRXC), Becton, Dickinson and Company (NYSE: BDX), and OraSure Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ: OSUR) following a bullish session yesterday where gains were broad based as all sectors ended in black. Following suit on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 5,243.84, up 0.85%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.42% higher, to finish at 18,161.94; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,139.60, up 0.62%. Download the free research reports on these stocks today:


On Tuesday, shares in Irvine, California headquartered Endologix Inc. ended the session 2.72% higher at $12.48 with a total volume of 482,166 shares traded. Shares of Endologix, which develops, manufactures, markets, and sells medical devices for the treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms in the US and internationally, are trading 0.94% above its 50-day moving average and 13.63% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.58. See our free and comprehensive research report on ELGX at:


Morrisville, North Carolina headquartered TransEnterix Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 1.08% higher at $1.88 with a total volume of 557,173 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, TransEnterix's shares have surged 27.89% and 46.88%, respectively. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day moving average by 20.76%. Shares of TransEnterix, which focuses on the development and commercialization of surgical robotic systems, have an RSI of 56.77. TRXC free research report PDF is just a click away at:

Becton, Dickinson  

Franklin Lakes, New Jersey headquartered Becton, Dickinson and Co.'s stock edged 0.73% higher, to close the day at $172.79. The stock recorded a trading volume of 649,111 shares. Shares of Becton, Dickinson, which develops, manufactures, and sells medical devices, instrument systems, and reagents worldwide, have gained 25.50% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 6.95% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 32.93 and has an RSI of 43.75.

On September 23rd, 2016, research firm Citigroup downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Sell'. Sign up for your complimentary report on BDX at:

OraSure Technologies  

On Tuesday, shares in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based OraSure Technologies Inc. recorded a trading volume of 355,229 shares. The stock ended the day 1.43% higher at $7.81. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells oral fluid diagnostic products and specimen collection devices in the US, Europe, and internationally, are trading at a PE ratio of 35.66. OraSure Technologies' stock has gained 20.90% in the previous three months and 59.06% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 200-day moving average by 11.20%. Furthermore, shares of OraSure Technologies have an RSI of 47.32. Register for free on and download the latest research report on OSUR at:


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