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Stock Investors Bid Up Shares of USANA Health Sciences, Up 2.8%

Published on Wed, 01/09/2013 - 11:14
By Adrienne Chilton

USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) is one of today's biggest movers, up 2.8% to $38.54. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now trading 0.5% higher to 13,399 and the S&P is trading 0.4% higher to 1,462.

USANA Health Sciences (NYSE:USNA) has potential upside of 43.7% based on a current price of $38.54 and analysts' consensus price target of $55.40. The stock should run into initial resistance at its 50-day moving average (MA) of $40.56 and subsequent resistance at its 200-day MA of $41.67.

In the past 52 weeks, USANA Health Sciences share prices have been bracketed by a low of $30.51 and a high of $50.23 and are now at $38.54, 26% above that low price. The 200-day and 50-day moving averages have moved 0.01% higher and 1.37% lower over the past week, respectively.

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets nutritionals, personal care, and weight management products. The Company's products are sold directly to preferred customers and distributors throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and Hong Kong.

By Adrienne Chilton
achilton@fnno.com