Technical Coverage on Diversified Consumer Services Equities -- Sotheby's, H&R Block, Service Corp. Intl., Corinthian Colleges, and New Oriental Education and Technology Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom
LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, August 27, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,569.62, down 0.02%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.09% higher at 17,122.01, and the S&P 500 closed flat at 2,000.12. The gains were broad based with six out of ten sectors ending the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day at 545.92, up 0.10%, with the index advancing 5.37% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Sotheby's (NYSE: BID), H&R Block Inc. (NYSE: HRB), Service Corporation International (NYSE: SCI), Corinthian Colleges Inc. (NASDAQ: COCO), and New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
On Wednesday, shares in Sotheby's fluctuated between $41.03 and $41.76 before ending the session 1.46% lower at $41.14. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.82 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.03 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 19.52. Sotheby's shares have advanced 0.93% in the last one month and 4.31% in the previous three months, while the stock has lost 15.36% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $40.11, which is below the stock's 200-day moving average of $43.35. Moreover, shares of Sotheby's have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.02. Sign up and read the free notes on BID at:
H&R Block Inc.'s stock edged 0.33% higher, to close the day at $33.84. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.06 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.07 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $33.66 and $33.84 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, H&R Block Inc.'s shares have gained 4.61% and 14.83%, respectively. Further, the stock has advanced 16.53% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $32.87 and $30.20, respectively. Additionally, H&R Block Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 19.50 and has an RSI of 64.90. The complimentary notes on HRB can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Wednesday, shares in Service Corporation International recorded a trading volume of 0.72 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.34 million shares. The stock ended the day at $22.01, which was 0.27% below its previous day's closing of $22.07, and registered an intraday range of $21.98 and $22.10. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 25.19. Although Service Corporation International's stock has fallen by 0.14% in the previous three trading sessions, it has gained 8.53% in the last one month and 21.40% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $20.93 and $19.20, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Service Corporation International have an RSI of 69.91. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on SCI at:
Corinthian Colleges Inc.'s stock rallied 12.86% to end Wednesday's session at the intra-day high of $0.18. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.73 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 3.29 million shares. Corinthian Colleges Inc.'s shares have declined 89.94% since the start of this year. Further, the stock has lost 2.98% over the previous three trading sessions and 19.14% in the last one month. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Corinthian Colleges Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $1.13 is above its 50-day moving average of $0.25. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 38.19. The complete research on COCO is available for free at:
On Wednesday, shares in New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. finished the session 1.94% higher at $23.10. A total of 3.35 million shares were traded, which was much above its three months average volume of 1.34 million shares. The stock vacillated between $22.90 and $23.70 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and over the last one month, New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc.'s shares have gained 4.48% and 19.07%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has lost 26.67%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $27.00 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $23.02. New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.99 and has an RSI of 60.36. Free in depth research on EDU is available at:
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