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Before the Bell Scans of Agilent Technologies, Thermo Fisher Scientific, PerkinElmer, Laboratory Corp. of America, and Alere

April 22, 2013

LONDON, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

The healthcare industry is undergoing a major transformation as they adapt to
President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA). The ACA will result in the biggest overhaul
of the healthcare industry in decades. While the reform will be beneficial to the
healthcare industry in the long-term, it will result in higher costs for the industry in
the short-term. On Friday, the healthcare sector rose sharply, tracking gains in the broad
market, which rebounded after ending lower for two consecutive trading sessions. Among the
major movers were Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
(NYSE: TMO), PerkinElmer Inc. (NYSE: PKI), Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE:
LH), and Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR). StockCall has taken an interest in these companies and
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Shares of Agilent Technologies Inc. edged higher on Friday; however, the gains were
limited. The stock closed 0.41% higher at $42 on volume of 3.08 million. Agilent’s shares
traded between $41.16 and $42.22 in its last trading session. For the week, the stock fell
more than 6% as the broad market struggled. Year-to-date, the stock is now up nearly
2.90%. Shares of A are now trading 7.75% below their 52-week high. Sign up today to read
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Shares of Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. ended marginally lower in Friday’s trading
session. The stock ended the day 0.06% lower at $80.03 on volume of 3 million. Despite the
sharp pullback in the broad market, Thermo Fisher Scientific’s shares managed to gain
0.55% last week. The stock has had an excellent run thus far in 2013, gaining more than
25.70%. The company’s shares have seen a series of highs since the start of this year,
which is a bullish signal. Register to download the free technical analysis on TMO at

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PerkinElmer’s shares were among the major losers in the healthcare sector last week.
The stock fell more than 5.20% for the week. On Friday, PerkinElmer Inc.’s shares fell to
an intra-day low of $33.06 before finishing the day 1.34% lower at $33.09 on above average
volume of 1.26 million. Despite the sharp decline last week, the company’s shares are
currently trading close to their 52-week high of $35.86. Free report on PKI can be
accessed by registering at

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Shares of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings edged higher on Friday, tracking gains
in the broad market. The stock touched an intra-day high of $95.70 before finishing the
day 0.81% higher at $93.86. The company’s shares are currently trading close to their
52-week high of $95.92. The stock has gained more than 8.30% so far in 2013, compared to a
gain of more than 9% for the S&P 500. Its shares are currently trading above their 50-day
and 200-day moving averages. Register with StockCall and download the research on LH for
free at

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Shares of Alere Inc. ended nearly flat in Friday’s trading session. The stock closed
0.04% higher at $25.63 on volume of 438,828. It fell more than 2.60% last week as the
broad market struggled. However, year-to-date, the stock has gained more than 38.50%,
outperforming the S&P 500. Alere’s shares are also trading above their 50-day and 200-day
moving averages. Read the full free research on ALR by signing up to StockCall at

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