NEW YORK, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, May 10, 2017, US markets saw broad based gains with six out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in green. Major US indices were mixed at the close of yesterday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,129.14, up 0.14%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.16% lower, to finish at 20,943.11; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,399.63, up 0.11%. This Thursday morning, Stock-Callers.com looks at the performance of these four Financial stocks: Fifth Street Finance Corporation (NASDAQ: FSC), Total System Services Inc. (NYSE: TSS), American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (NYSE: AEL), and Torchmark Corporation (NYSE: TMK). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:
Fifth Street Finance
Fifth Street Finance Corp.'s stock edged 0.70% lower, to close the day at $4.28. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.26 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.22 million shares. The Company's shares are trading 4.52% and 16.28% below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of the Company, which seeks to invest in education services, business services, retail and consumer, healthcare, manufacturing, food and restaurants, construction and engineering, and media and advertising sectors, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 37.06. Visit us today and download your complete report on FSC for free at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=FSC
Total System Services
On Wednesday, shares in Columbus, Georgia headquartered Total System Services Inc. ended the session 0.22% higher at $58.06 with a total volume of 943,236 shares traded. Total System Services' shares have gained 9.94% in the last one month and 8.54% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the Company's stock has gained 9.94% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which provides payment processing, merchant, and related payment services to financial and nonfinancial institutions in the US, Europe, Canada, Mexico, and internationally, are trading at a PE ratio of 32.18. The stock is trading 7.13% above its 50-day moving average and 13.89% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 69.54.
On May 08th, 2017, research firm Goldman upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. The complimentary research report on TSS can be accessed at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=TSS
American Equity Investment Life
On Wednesday, shares in West Des Moines, Iowa-based American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. recorded a trading volume of 472,394 shares. The stock ended the day 1.47% higher at $24.16. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, develops and sells fixed index and fixed rate annuity products in the US, are trading at a PE ratio of 27.93. American Equity Investment Life's stock has advanced 1.81% in the last one month and 0.08% in the previous three months. Furthermore, the stock has surged 72.86% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 14.41%. Furthermore, American Equity Investment Life's shares have an RSI of 51.06.
On April 26th, 2017, research firm Keefe Bruyette initiated a 'Market Perform' rating on the Company's stock. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on AEL at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=AEL
McKinney, Texas headquartered Torchmark Corp.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 0.11% higher at $76.12 with a total volume of 541,150 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Torchmark's shares have advanced 0.04% and 3.30%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has gained 30.58% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 8.25%. Shares of Torchmark, which through its subsidiaries, provides various life and health insurance products, and annuities in the US, Canada, and New Zealand, are trading at a PE ratio of 17.01. The stock has an RSI of 44.05. Get free access to your research report on TMK at: http://stock-callers.com/registration/?symbol=TMK
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