Consumer Discretionary Stocks Technical Insight -- Research on TJX Companies, Ascena Retail, Thor Industries, and Harley-Davidson

LONDON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, April 30, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,114.56, up 0.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.27% higher at 16,580.84, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,883.95, up 0.30%. The gains were board based as nine out of the ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day at 506.11, up 0.44%, and the index has gained 1.53% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: The TJX Companies Inc (NYSE: TJX), Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA), Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THOR) and Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG). Free technical research on TJX, ASNA, THOR and HOG can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Shares in TJX Companies finished the Wednesday's session 0.46% lower at $58.18. A total of 2.67 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 3.63 million shares. The stock moved between $58.04 and $58.75 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and last three months, The TJX Companies Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.07% and 1.43%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has declined 8.71%. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $60.29 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $58.54. The TJX Companies Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 20.51 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 42.62. Sign up today to read free research on TJX at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1992-TJX-01May2014.pdf

On Wednesday, shares in Ascena Retail Group Inc. fluctuated between $16.87 and $17.25 before ending the session 0.88% higher at $17.20. Ascena Retail stock reported a trading volume of 0.94 million shares, below to its three months average volume of 1.31 million shares. Share of the company traded at a PE ratio of 15.28. Although, the company's shares have advanced 1.30% in the previous three trading sessions, it has declined 0.46% in the last one month, and 18.71% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving average of $17.75 and $18.91, respectively. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 44.70. Sign up today to read free research on ASNA at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1992-ASNA-01May2014.pdf

Thor Industries' stock gained 1.18%, to close the day at $60.87. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.27 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.39 million shares. The stock oscillated between $59.45 and $61.05 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and over the last three months, Thor Industries shares have gained 1.42% and 18.49%, respectively. Additionally, since the start of this year, the company's stock has gained upside of 10.21%. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The company stock's 50-day moving average of 59.63 is above its 200-day moving average of $55.14. Further, the stock is traded at a PE ratio of 20.02 and has an RSI of 45.71. Sign up today to read free research on THOR at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1992-THOR-01May2014.pdf

On Wednesday, shares in Harley-Davidson Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.39 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.46 million shares. The stock finished the day at 0.72% higher at $73.94, and registered an intraday range of $73.16 and $73.95. Share of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.29. Harley-Davidson Inc.'s shares have surged 11.00% in the last one month, 19.86% in the previous three months and 6.79% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $67.22 and $64.68, respectively. Shares of the company have an RSI of 72.67. Sign up today to read free research on HOG at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1992-HOG-01May2014.pdf


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