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Lake Harmony, PA, United States, 2005/10/22 - Market Gainers are ICU Medical Inc. [Nasdaq: ICUI], Charles & Colvard Ltd [Nasdaq: CTHR], Jack Henry & Associates Inc. [Nasdaq: JKHY], IPC Holdings Ltd [Nasdaq: IPCR], Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc. [Nasdaq: PPDI].
According to the analysis by Market Advisors Inc., pet owners are spending more money on pet health care and supplies than ever before. It is estimated that $33 billion was spent on pets throughout the year in 2004. According to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, Inc., there are now more pets than people in the United States -- 360 million pets vs. 280 million people. This means that six out of ten U.S. households, own a pet. Cat and dog owners overwhelmingly consider their pets to be very integral parts of the family.
Market Gainers are ICU Medical Inc. (Nasdaq: ICUI), Charles & Colvard Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTHR), Jack Henry & Associates Inc. (Nasdaq: JKHY), IPC Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq: IPCR), Pharmaceutical Product Development Inc. (Nasdaq: PPDI), Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: ENDP), United Stationers Inc. (Nasdaq: USTR) and CoStar Group Inc. (Nasdaq: CSGP).
Market Decliners are Logitech International SA (Nasdaq: LOGI), Ladish Co. Inc. (Nasdaq: LDSH), West Corp. (Nasdaq: WSTC), Click Commerce Inc. (Nasdaq: CKCM), MGI Pharma Inc. (Nasdaq: MOGN), QLogic Corp. (Nasdaq: QLGC), Avocent Corp. (Nasdaq: AVCT) and LM Ericsson Telephone Co. (Nasdaq: ERICY).
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