Hologic (HOLX) Shares are Up 1.16%

Hologic (HOLX) : Traders are bullish on Hologic (HOLX) as it has outperformed the S&P 500 by a wide margin of 0.07% in the past 4 weeks. The bullishness in the stock continues even in the near-term as the stock has returned an impressive 0.62%, relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 1.16% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -1.96% in the past 4 weeks.

The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 1.74% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.56%.The 200 Day SMA reached 4.51% Hologic Inc. is up 11.18% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -2.84%.


Hologic (HOLX) : The consensus price target for Hologic (HOLX) is $42.39 for the short term with a standard deviation of $2.47. The most optimist securities analyst among the 13 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $46, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $39.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Hologic (NASDAQ:HOLX): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $36.84 and the intraday high of $37.95 after having opened at $37.84 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $37.84, a loss of -0.42%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 7,160,699 shares. The stock failed to cross $37.95 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $37.75.

Hologic, Inc. is a developer, manufacturer and supplier of diagnostics products, medical imaging systems and surgical products. The Companys business units are focused on diagnostics, breast health, GYN surgical and skeletal health. The Companys diagnostics products include Aptima family of assays, its ThinPrep system, the Rapid Fetal Fibronectin Test and its Procleix blood screening assays. The Aptima family of assays is used to detect the infectious microorganisms that cause the common sexually transmitted diseases, chlamydia and gonorrhea, certain high-risk strains of human papillomavirus (HPV), and Trichomonas vaginalis, the parasite that causes trichomoniasis. The Companys GYN surgical products include its NovaSure Endometrial Ablation System and its MyoSure Hysteroscopic Tissue Removal System. The skeletal health products include dual-energy X-ray bone densitometry systems, an ultrasound-based osteoporosis assessment product, and its Fluoroscan mini C-arm imaging products.

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