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  • Novo Nordisk 0 NVO - Barchart Chart Of The Day 0 comments
    Aug 1, 2012 9:34 AM | about stocks: NVO

    Barchart.coms Chart of the Day - Novo Nordisk A/S (NYSE:NVO)

    Barchart Research Team - BC - Tue Jul 31, 6:24PM CDT

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    NVO - Novo Nordisk A/S

    Sym Last Chg Pct
    NVO 154.54 +1.15 +0.75%

    The "Chart of the Day" is Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO), which showed up on Tuesday's Barchart "All-Time High" list. NVO on Tuesday posted a new all-time high of $155.46 and closed up +0.75%. TrendSpotter has been long NVO since July 2 at $147.47. NVO reported on Monday that despite a -5.3% y/y decline in U.S. retail prescriptions in Jun across all drugs, its gross sales of its Victoza drug climbed to an all-time high of $79 million and that its Q2 sales of its Levemir drug rose +35% y/y to $302.6 million. In a company announcement released Monday, NVO said that its share repurchase program that began on May 2 would continue until Aug 7 under which it will repurchase B shares of NVO stock for an amount up to 1.8 billion Danish kroner. Novo Nordisk, with a market capitalization of 89.2 billion kroner, is a global healthcare company with 89 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. The company also has leading positions within hemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Headquartered in Denmark, Novo Nordisk employs approximately 32,700 employees in 75 countries, and markets its products in 160 countries.

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    How we found the Chart of the Day:

    We found the "Chart of the Day" by scanning the Barchart "All Time High" list. In order to get to that list, we first clicked on the Stocks menu item on the Barchart home page, then on the "All Time Highs" menu item on the left menu bar. We then sorted the list by percentage gainers by clicking on the "Percent" column title. A stock that has posted a new All-Time high is typically showing strong upside momentum.

    The status of Barchart's Opinion trading systems are listed below. Please note that the Barchart Opinion indicators are updated live during the session every 10 minutes and can therefore change during the day as the market fluctuates. The indicator numbers shown below therefore may not match what you see live on the Barchart.com web site when you read this report.

    • TrendSpotter: Buy
    • Short-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Medium-Term Indicators: 100% Buy
    • Long-Term Indicators: 33% Buy
    • Overall Average 88% Buy

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