LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Friday, April 25, 2014 ended on a lower note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,361.46, down 0.85% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,075.56, down 1.75%. The S&P 500 edged 0.81% lower, to finish the day at 1,863.40. The losses were broad based as eight out of ten sectors finished on a lower note. During the session, Consumer Discretionary, Information Technology and Industrial sectors ended in negative, while some positive momentum were observed in the Utilities, and Consumer Staples sectors. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN), Oracle Corp. (NYSE: ORCL), Newmont Mining Corp. (NYSE: NEM) and Frontier Communications Corp. (NASDAQ: FTR). Free technical research on GRPN, ORCL, NEM and FTR can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Friday, Groupon Inc.'s stock lost 2.90%, closing the day at $7.19. The stock recorded a trading volume of 11.74 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 21.18 million shares. The stock oscillated between $7.11 and $7.31 during the trading session. Groupon Inc.'s shares have plummeted 5.77% in the previous three trading sessions and 9.22% in the last one month, and the stock has declined 38.89% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index fallen by 0.42% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 gained 3.96% during the same period. Groupon Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $8.18 and $9.81, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 37.85. Sign up today to read free research on GRPN at:
Shares in Oracle Corp. traded between $39.23 and $39.81 before ending the day 0.75% lower at $39.45. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 11.65 million shares on Friday, which was below its three months average volume of 17.57 million shares. Oracle Corp.'s shares have gained 0.54% in the last one month, 8.11% in the previous three months, and 3.11% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index gained 3.52% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 advanced 3.96% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, Oracle Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $39.14 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $35.52. Additionally, the company's stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.54 and has an RSI of 48.37. Sign up today to read free research on ORCL at:
On Friday, shares in Newmont Mining Corp. recorded a trading volume of 11.56 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 10.30 million shares. The stock ended the day at $26.45, which was 3.77% higher than its previous day's closing, and registered an intraday range of $25.61 and $26.50. Newmont Mining Corp.'s shares have surged 15.30% in the last one month and 9.39% in the previous three months. Moreover, the stock has gained 14.85% since the start of this year. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 7.28. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index advanced 7.24% in the previous three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index has edged 0.55% lower during the same period. Newmont Mining Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $24.34 and $26.19, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 65.07. Sign up today to read free research on NEM at:
Frontier Communications Corp.'s stock finished Friday's session 1.20% lower at $5.74. A total of 11.29 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 11.78 million shares. The stock moved between $5.70 and $5.85 during the session. Over the last one month and previous three months, Frontier Communications Corp.'s shares have advanced 3.61% and 17.62%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has gained 23.44%. The S&P 500 Telecommunication Services Sector Index gained 1.37% in the last three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index declined 0.55% during the same period. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $5.26 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $4.70. Further, Frontier Communications Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 23.14 and has an RSI of 59.91. Sign up today to read free research on FTR at:
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