LONDON, December 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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On Friday, December 06, 2013, the US equity market finished the day on a higher note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,805.09, up 1.12%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,020.20, up 1.26%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,062.52, up 0.73%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 287.68, up 1.40%; the S&P 500 Regional Banks Sub Industry Index gained 1.65% to close the day at 71.03; and the S&P 500 Diversified Banks Sub Industry Index ended the day at348.45, up2.17%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index has gained 2.56% in the last one month and 6.85% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.95% and 7.98% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. The major movers in the sector included U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), Huntington Bancshares Inc. (NASDAQ: HBAN), Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ: FITB), and Comerica Inc. (NYSE: CMA). AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on USB, HBAN, FITB, and CMA is available upon registration at:
On Friday, U.S. Bancorp's stock surged, hitting a new 52-week high of $39.67. The company's shares finished the day at $39.66, up 2.72% from the previous day's closing price of $38.61. A total of 12.51 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 7.88 million. The company's shares have gained 5.84% in the last one month and 8.75% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.95% and 7.98%, during the respective periods. Moreover, U.S. Bancorp's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $37.80 and $35.99, respectively. Download free technical research on USB by signing up at:
Shares in Huntington Bancshares Inc. advanced on Friday, to end the day 2.55% higher at the intra-day high of $9.24, after oscillating between $9.10 and $9.24 during the trading session. A total of 10.96 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 9.95 million. The company's shares have gained 6.08% in the last one month and 8.45% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.95% and 7.98%, during the respective periods. Furthermore, Huntington Bancshares Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $9.27 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $8.78 and $8.08, respectively. Register now and get access to free analysis on HBAN at:
On Friday, shares in Fifth Third Bancorp vacillated between $19.94 and $20.34 before ending the day 2.62% higher at the intra-day high of $20.34. A total of 7.86 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 7.87 million. The company's shares have gained 6.60% in the last one month and 10.12% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.95% and 7.98%, during the respective periods. Additionally, Fifth Third Bancorp's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $19.22 and $18.16, respectively. Sign up and read our complimentary report on FITB at:
Comerica Inc.'s stock advanced on Friday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares closed the day 1.98% higher at $45.85, after fluctuating between $45.29 and $45.91. A total of 1.00 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.58 million. The company's shares have gained 5.69% in the last one month and 11.15% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.95% and 7.98%, during the respective periods. Further, Comerica Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $46.08 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $42.93 and $39.85, respectively. The free report on CMA can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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