St. Jude Medical (STJ) has been under a strong bear grip, hence the stock is down -6.13% when compared to the S&P 500 in the past 4 weeks. However, in the near-term, buying emerged at lower levels and the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.31% in the past 1 week. The stock has risen by 0.82% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -6.26% in the past 4 weeks.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 3.75% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 2.86%.The 200 Day SMA reached 18.12%. St. Jude Medical Inc. is up 1.05% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 28.58%.
St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ): After opening at $78.4, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $78.26 on Friday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $78.74 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $78.65 for the day, a gain of 0.65% for the day session. The total traded volume was 1,890,972. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $78.14.
St. Jude Medical, Inc. develops, manufactures and distributes cardiovascular medical devices for the global cardiac rhythm management, cardiovascular and atrial fibrillation therapy areas, and interventional pain therapy and neurostimulation devices for the management of chronic pain and movement disorders. Its six principal product categories include tachycardia implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) systems, bradycardia pacemaker systems, atrial fibrillation (AF) products (electrophysiology introducers and catheters, advanced cardiac mapping, navigation and recording systems and ablation systems), vascular products (vascular closure products, pressure measurement guidewires, optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging products, heart failure monitoring device and other vascular accessories), structural heart products and neuromodulation products (spinal cord stimulation and radiofrequency ablation to treat chronic pain and deep brain stimulation to treat movement disorders).