NEW YORK, March 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, the NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 5,914.34, up 0.28%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.33% higher, to finish at 20,728.49; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,368.06, slightly gaining 0.29%. US markets saw a mixed session as 4 sectors closed in green, 4 sectors finished in red, and 1 sector ended flat for the day. Stock-Callers.com has initiated research reports on the following Discount, Variety Stores stocks: Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), Fred's Inc. (NASDAQ: FRED), and Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their comprehensive and free reports at:
On Thursday, shares in Chesapeake, Virginia-based Dollar Tree Inc. ended the session 1.18% higher at $79.44 with a total volume of 2.89 million shares traded. Dollar Tree's shares have advanced 3.38% in the last one month and 2.28% in the previous three months. Shares of the Company, which operates discount retail stores in the US and Canada, are trading at a PE ratio of 20.99. The stock is trading 3.75% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.46.
On March 23rd, 2017, research firm Credit Suisse upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Underperform' to 'Neutral'. DLTR complete research report is just a click away and free at:
On Thursday, shares in Issaquah, Washington-based Costco Wholesale Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.03 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.27% higher at $167.89. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses, are trading at a PE ratio of 31.00. Costco Wholesale's stock has advanced 4.55% in the last three months and 7.76% in the previous one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 5.23%. Furthermore, Costco Wholesale's shares have an RSI of 51.73.
On March 03rd, 2017, research firm Barclays reiterated its 'Equal Weight' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $158 a share to $170 a share. The complimentary report on COST can be downloaded at:
Memphis, Tennessee headquartered Fred's Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.07% lower at $13.57 with a total volume of 597,692 shares traded. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 2.34%. Shares of Fred's, which together with its subsidiaries, sells general merchandise through its retail discount stores and full service pharmacies, have an RSI of 38.64. Sign up for your complimentary research report on FRED at:
Columbus, Ohio headquartered Big Lots Inc.'s stock edged 0.38% lower, to close the day at $49.17. The stock recorded a trading volume of 632,605 shares. Big Lots' shares have gained 10.45% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 2.28% and 1.27% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-traditional, discount retailer in the US, are trading at a PE ratio of 14.81. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 47.15. Get free access to your research report on BIG at:
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