Before the Bell Scans: YRC Worldwide Inc., Swift Transportation Co., Knight Transportation Inc., and JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.
LONDON, August 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. equity market moved higher on Thursday, August 22, 2013. All three benchmark indexes posted gains, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average gaining 0.44%, and the S&P 500 gaining 0.86%. Shares in the services sector surged, tracking gains in the broader market. The major movers in the sector included YRC Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: YRCW), Swift Transportation Company (NYSE: SWFT), Knight Transportation Inc. (NYSE: KNX), and JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on YRCW, SWFT, KNX, and JBHT can be downloaded upon sign up at:
Shares in YRC Worldwide Inc. surged on Thursday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares oscillated between $15.45 and $16.61 before finishing the day 4.81% higher at $16.11. A total of 0.35 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.71 million. The company's stock has gained 11.49% in the last three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 0.66% during the same period. Moreover, YRC Worldwide Inc.'s shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Sign up today to read free research report on YRCW at:
Shares in Swift Transportation Company rallied on Thursday, reversing some of the recent losses. The company's shares ended the day 4.56% higher at $18.79 after oscillating between $18.08 and $18.86. A total of 1.93 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.30 million. The company's shares have gained 9.88% in the last one month and 9.50% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has lost 2.27% and gained 0.10% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Swift Transportation Company's stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages and close to its 52-week high of $19.00. Register to download free technical analysis on SWFT at:
Shares in Knight Transportation Inc. rose sharply on Thursday, finishing at $16.88, up 2.55% from the previous closing price of $16.46. The company's shares fluctuated between $16.49 and $16.96. A total of 0.31 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.52 million. The company's stock is up 2.68% in the last three trading sessions, compared to the S&P 500 which has gained 0.66% during the same period. Moreover, Knight Transportation's stock is currently trading above its 200-day moving average. A free report on KNX can be accessed by registering at:
On Thursday, shares in JB Hunt Transport Services Inc. oscillated between $73.06 and $75.00 before finishing the day 1.60% higher at $74.33. A total of 0.19 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.50 million. The company's shares have gained 2.03% in the last three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 0.66% during the same period. Additionally, JB Hunt Transport Services Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on JBHT for free at:
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