NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / March 12, 2018 / U.S. markets hiked higher on Friday, with the Dow Jones breaking above the 25,000 threshold, on the back of a stronger-than-expected jobs report. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1.77 percent to close at 25,335.74, while the S&P 500 Index increased 1.74 percent to close at 2,786.57. The Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 1.79 percent to close at 7,560.81.
"You're getting strong jobs with not a lot of wage growth, which is perfect below expectations. And that's what's sort of powering the futures right. It's the best of both worlds," said Robert Pavlik, chief investment strategist at SlateStone Wealth.
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Opko Health, Inc.
Intrexon Corporation's stock jumped 5.88% Friday, to close the day at $16.75. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2,420,117 shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1,892,057 shares. In the last year, Intrexon Corporation's shares have traded in a range of 10.26 - 26.99. The share price has gained 63.26% from its 52 week low. The company's shares are currently trading above their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $13.72 is below its 200-day moving average of $15.31. Shares of Intrexon have gained roughly 35.41 percent in the past month and are up 45.4 percent year-to-date.
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On Friday, shares of Opko Health, Inc. recorded a trading volume of 5,870,171 shares, which was above the three months average volume of 4,792,388 shares. The stock ended the day 8.13% higher at 3.59. The share price has gained 34.96% from its 52 week low with a 52 week trading range of 2.66 - 8.54. The company's shares are currently trading below their 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $4.00 is below its 200-day moving average of $5.38. Shares of Opko Health have fallen roughly 7.47 percent in the past month and are down 26.73 percent year-to-date.
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