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The trading session on Friday, April 4, 2014 ended on a lower note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,412.71, down 0.96% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,127.73, down 2.60%. The S&P 500 finished the session 1.25% lower at 1,865.09. During the session, the Information Technology, Consumer Discretionary, Health Care, and Materials sectors witnessed high selling pressure that negatively impacted the broader market. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), Walter Energy Inc. (NYSE: WLT), Windstream Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: WIN) and Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP). Free technical research on DRYS, WLT, WIN and AVP can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.investor-edge.com/839-register On Friday, DryShips Inc.'s stock recorded heavy trading volume of 11.33 million shares. The stock traded at an intraday trading range of $3.15 and $3.33, before closing the day at $3.26, up 1.56%. DryShips Inc.'s shares have declined 0.61% in the past three trading sessions, 18.91% in the last one month and 30.64% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index mapped a gain of 1.15% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 advanced 1.48% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. DryShips Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $3.52 is above its 200-day moving average of $3.08. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 41.61. Sign up today to read free research on DRYS at: http://www.investor-edge.com/839-DRYS-07Apr2014.pdf Walter Energy Inc. reported heavy trading volume of 8.46 million shares on Friday. The stock ended the day at $8.15, up 0.25% and at an intraday range of $8.10 and $8.65. Walter Energy Inc.'s shares have surged 6.26% in the previous three trading sessions, but the same have plummeted 25.50% in the last one month and 50.99% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index has gained 4.09% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 has advanced 1.48% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $9.82 and $12.97, respectively. The stock has an RSI of 41.64. Sign up today to read free research on WLT at: http://www.investor-edge.com/839-WLT-07Apr2014.pdf On Friday, shares in Windstream Holdings Inc. recorded heavy trading as a total of 9.37 million shares changed hands. The stock's three-month average volume stood at 8.89 million shares. The stock closed the day at $8.63, up 0.35% and with an intraday fluctuation between $8.46 and $8.63. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 18.72. Windstream Holdings Inc.'s shares have gained 1.53% in the past three trading sessions, 5.50% in the last one month, and 8.15% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Telecommunication Services Sector Index gained 5.53% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 fell 0.69% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $7.97 and $8.14, respectively. The company's shares have an RSI of 63.14. Sign up today to read free research on WIN at: http://www.investor-edge.com/839-WIN-07Apr2014.pdf Shares in Avon Products Inc. reported heavy trading volume of 9.35 million shares during Friday's trading session, which is above its three-month average volume of 4.27 million shares. The stock ended the day at $15.07, up 2.66% and at an intraday range of $14.56 and $15.07. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 14.63. Avon Products Inc.'s shares have gained 2.45% in the previous three trading sessions and 0.33% in the last one month, while the same have declined 12.49% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index has advanced 0.92% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 has fallen by 0.69% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $14.91. The stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.93. Sign up today to read free research on AVP at: http://www.investor-edge.com/839-AVP-07Apr2014.pdf =============== EDITOR'S NOTES: =============== 1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below. 3. 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