LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Friday, May 02, 2014 ended on a lower note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,512.89, down 0.28% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,123.90, down 0.09%. The S&P 500 edged 0.13% down, to finish the day at 1,881.14. The losses were broad based as six out of ten sectors finished on a lower note. During the session gains in the Consumer Discretionary, Energy and Materials sectors positively impacted the broader market, while some retraction came in from Information Technology, Health Care and Utilities sectors. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: ARNA), Yamana Gold Inc. (NYSE: AUY), Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP) and Banco Bradesco S.A. (NYSE: BBD). Free technical research on ARNA, AUY, AVP and BBD can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2086-register On Friday, shares in Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. edged 0.30% higher, closing the day at $6.68. The stock recorded a trading volume of 9.12 million shares, above its three months average volume of 5.49 million shares. The stock oscillated between $6.41 and $6.76 during the trading session. Shares in Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. have surged 6.20% in the past three trading sessions and 7.40% in the last one month. Also, the stock has advanced 14.19% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index gained 4.97% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 gained 7.39% during the same period. Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.50 and $6.14, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.88. Sign up today to read free research on ARNA at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2086-ARNA-05May2014.pdf Yamana Gold Inc.'s stock traded between $7.30 and $7.49 before ending the day 0.81% higher at $7.46. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 7.69 million shares on Friday, which was below its three months average volume of 8.15 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions and last one month, Yamana Gold Inc.'s stock has lost 2.36% and 13.86%, respectively. Also, the stock has declined 13.46% since start of this year. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index advanced 9.39% in the previous three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index has gained 2.80% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Yamana Gold Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $9.63 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $9.06. Additionally, the company's stock has an RSI of 28.73. Sign up today to read free research on AUY at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2086-AUY-05May2014.pdf On Friday, shares in Avon Products Inc. recorded a trading volume of 6.20 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 4.69 million shares. The stock finished the day at $13.57, which was 1.09% lower to its previous day's closing, and registered an intraday range of $13.48 and $13.76. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 34.35. Avon Products Inc.'s shares have fallen by 9.95% in the last one month and 21.20% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index advanced 2.85% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 gained 0.86% during the same period. Avon Products Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.85 and $17.90, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 33.25. Sign up today to read free research on AVP at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2086-AVP-05May2014.pdf Banco Bradesco S.A.'s stock closed Friday's session 3.38% higher at $15.30. A total of 8.13 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 9.48 million shares. The stock moved between $14.78 and $15.43 during the session. Over the last one month and previous three months, Banco Bradesco S.A.'s shares have rallied 8.20% and 42.86%, respectively. Also, the company's stock has gained 22.11%, since the beginning of 2014. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index gained 6.22% in the last three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index advanced 2.80% during the same period. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $13.22 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $12.85. Further, Banco Bradesco S.A.'s stock has an RSI of 69.76. 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