LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Friday, May 16, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,491.31, up 0.27% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,090.59, up 0.52%. The S&P 500 edged 0.37% higher, to finish the day at 1,877.86. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The recent session welcomed some action on the Telecommunication Services, Consumer Discretionary and Information Technology sectors that positively 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 Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE: XOM), Kinder Morgan Inc. (NYSE: KMI), US Bancorp (NYSE: USB) and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA). Free technical research on XOM, KMI, USB and FOXA can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Friday, Exxon Mobil Corp.'s stock edged 0.04% lower, to close the day at $100.74. The stock recorded a trading volume of 10.37 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 11.29 million shares. The stock oscillated between $100.32 and $101.00 during the session. Although, Exxon Mobil Corp.'s shares have fallen by 0.45% since from the start of this year, it has advanced 0.32% in the last one month and 7.09% in the previous three months. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index gained 8.22% in the last three months, while the S&P 500 Index advanced 2.69% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Further, the stock's 50-day moving average of $98.37 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $93.76. Moreover, the company's shares traded at a PE ratio of 13.71 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.65. Sign up today to read free research on XOM at:
Shares in Kinder Morgan Inc. traded between $33.30 and $33.70 before end the day at its previous day's closing price of $33.45. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 10.35 million shares on Friday, which was above to its three months average volume of 6.62 million shares. Kinder Morgan Inc.'s shares have declined 0.77% in the previous three months and 7.08% on YTD basis. However, the stock has gained 3.11% in the last three trading sessions. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 40.28. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index edged 0.30% higher in the last one month, while the S&P 500 Index gained 0.70% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $32.47, while, the 50-day moving average is below Kinder Morgan Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $34.57. Additionally, the company's stock has an RSI of 58.67. Sign up today to read free research on KMI at:
On Friday, US Bancorp.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 10.06 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 7.37 million shares. The stock finished the day at $40.89, which was 0.79% higher to its previous day's closing, and registered an intraday range of $40.47 and $40.91. US Bancorp.'s shares have advanced 0.89% in the previous three trading sessions, 1.59% in the last one month and 1.21% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index gained 1.61% in the last three months, while the S&P 500 Index advanced 2.69% during the same period. US Bancorp.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $39.32. Furthermore, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.58 and have an RSI of 52.47. Sign up today to read free research on USB at:
Shares in Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. closed Friday's session 0.15% higher at $34.07. A total of 9.68 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 12.96 million shares. The stock moved between $33.58 and $34.28 during the session. Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s shares have gained 4.77% in the last one month and 3.15% in the previous three months. However, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has declined 3.13%. Share of the company traded at a PE ratio of 23.61. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index declined 1.48% in the last three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index has fallen by 3.48% during the same period. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $32.79 and $32.95, respectively. Further, The Twenty-First Century Fox Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 57.54. Sign up today to read free research on FOXA at:
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