Today's Technical View: Mattel, Hasbro, Harley-Davidson, and Thor Industries

LONDON, August 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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As per a report from the Conference Board released earlier this week, confidence among US consumers dipped slightly in July. Nevertheless, consumer confidence still remains near multi-year high levels. As per a report from Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan released last week, consumer sentiment rose to a six-year high in July. The improved consumer confidence was reflected in the second quarter's GDP data. According to figures released by the Commerce Department, US GDP grew 1.70% in the second quarter driven by strong gain in consumer spending. The improvement in consumer confidence augurs well for consumer goods companies such as Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT), Hasbro Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS), Harley-Davidson Inc. (NYSE: HOG), and Thor Industries Inc. (NYSE: THO). Shares in all four companies ended higher on Thursday, August 1, 2013, tracking gains in the broader market. All these companies are tracked by Free in-depth technical analysis on MAT, HAS, HOG, and THO are currently available upon sign up at:  

Shares in Mattel Inc. edged higher on Thursday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares ended the day 1.59% higher at $42.70 after fluctuating between $42.15 and $42.82. A total of 2.83 million shares were traded, which is slightly above the daily average volume of 2.75 million. Despite Thursday's sharp rise, Mattel's shares have fallen by 6.46% in the last one month, underperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 5.69%. Sign up for free technical analysis on MAT at:

Hasbro Inc.'s stock rose sharply on Thursday, finishing at $46.96, up 2.09% from its previous closing price. The company's shares oscillated between $46.00 and $47.06. A total of 1.59 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.36 million. The company's shares have gained 2.69% in the last one month and fallen by 0.19% in the last three months. Moreover, the stock is trading close to its 52-week high of $48.97. Download free report on HAS by registering at:

Harley-Davidson Inc.'s stock edged higher on Thursday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares fluctuated between $57.32 and $58.71 before ending the session 2.94% higher at $58.44. A total of 1.72 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.52 million. Harley-Davidson's shares have advanced 3.58% in the last three trading sessions as compared to a gain of 1.28% in the S&P 500. The stock is currently trading near its 52-week high of $59.84. The free report on HOG can be downloaded by signing up now at:

Shares in Thor Industries Inc. moved higher on Thursday, extending their gains from previous trading sessions. The company's shares oscillated between $54.63 and $55.60 before finishing the day 1.91% higher at $55.08. A total of 457,398 shares were traded, which is slightly below the daily average volume of 475,592. The company's shares have advanced 3.11% in the last three trading sessions, 9.61% in the last one month and 49.43% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 during the respective periods. A free report on THO can be accessed by registering at:  


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