Analyst Scanner on Consumer Discretionary Equities -- Research on Group 1 Automotive, Sonic Automotive, Priceline, and HomeAway Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.
LONDON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Thursday, May 08, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,550.97, up 0.20% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,051.50, down 0.40%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.14% lower at 1,875.63. During the trading session five out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day 0.24% higher at 503.05, while the index has declined 1.00% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Group 1 Automotive Inc. (NYSE: GPI), Sonic Automotive Inc. (NYSE: SAH), The Priceline Group Inc. (NASDAQ: PCLN) and HomeAway Inc. (NASDAQ: AWAY). Free technical research on GPI, SAH, PCLN and AWAY can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in Group 1 Automotive Inc. finished Thursday's session 0.82% higher at $73.93. A total of 0.47 million shares were traded, above its three months average volume of 0.29 million shares. The stock moved between $72.72 and $74.90 during the session. Group 1 Automotive Inc.'s shares have gained 1.80% in the previous three trading sessions and 16.90% in the last one month. Additionally, the stock has advanced 4.10% from the beginning of 2014. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $67.02 is below its 200-day moving average of $69.21. Group 1 Automotive Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.06 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 71.99. Sign up today to read free research on GPI at:
On Thursday, shares in Sonic Automotive Inc. fluctuated between $23.59 and $24.51 before ending the session 0.98% higher at $23.81. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 0.23 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.35 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 11.77. Over the previous three trading sessions and on YTD basis, shares in Sonic Automotive Inc. have declined 2.18% and 2.74%, respectively. However, the company's shares have advanced 3.30% in the last one month. Sonic Automotive Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $23.53 and $23.21, respectively. Additionally, the company's shares have an RSI of 48.00. Sign up today to read free research on SAH at:
Shares in The Priceline Group Inc. fell by 2.10% on Thursday, closing the day at $1108.00. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.62 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.01 million shares. The stock oscillated between $1087.26 and $1152.98 during the session. The Priceline Group Inc.'s shares have lost 7.02% in the previous three trading sessions, 6.70% in the last one month and 4.68% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1240.93 and $1119.85, respectively. Furthermore, the company's stock traded at a PE ratio of 29.26 and has an RSI of 38.15. Sign up today to read free research on PCLN at:
HomeAway Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.13 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.15 million shares. On Thursday, the stock finished the day at $30.67, which was 0.07% lower its previous day's closing of $30.69, and registered an intraday range of $30.27 and $31.52. The company's stock traded at a PE ratio of 139.23. HomeAway Inc.'s stock has fallen by 7.68% in the previous three trading sessions and 12.77% in the last one month. Also, the company's shares have lost 24.98% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $38.69 and $35.81, respectively. Moreover, the company's stock has an RSI of 30.54. Sign up today to read free research on AWAY at:
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