LONDON, August 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, August 26, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,570.64, up 0.29%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.17% higher to finish the day at 17,106.70, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,000.02, up 0.11%. The gains were broad based with seven out of ten sectors ending the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 314.22, up 0.26%, with the index advancing 6.06% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE: DRH), Hersha Hospitality Trust (NYSE: HT), LaSalle Hotel Properties (NYSE: LHO), iStar Financial Inc. (NYSE: STAR), and National Retail Properties Inc. (NYSE: NNN). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
DiamondRock Hospitality Co.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 0.76% higher at $13.25. A total of 1.10 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.30 million shares. The stock vacillated between $13.12 and $13.30 during the session. Over the last one month and over the previous three months, DiamondRock Hospitality Co.'s shares have advanced 4.25% and 8.43%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained an upside of 14.72%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $12.80 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $12.11. DiamondRock Hospitality Co.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 61.13 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.03. Sign up and read the free notes on DRH at:
On Tuesday, shares in Hersha Hospitality Trust fluctuated between $6.85 and $6.90 before ending the session 0.15% higher at $6.86. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.39 million shares, much below its three months average volume of 1.22 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 35.94. Hersha Hospitality Trust's shares have advanced 1.78% in the last one month, 7.52% in the previous three months, and 23.16% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.72 and $5.98, respectively. Moreover, shares of Hersha Hospitality Trust have an RSI of 56.67. The complimentary notes on HT can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
LaSalle Hotel Properties' stock edged 0.92% higher, to close the day at $36.27. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.45 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.91 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $35.72 and $36.29 during the session. Over the past one month and over the last three months, LaSalle Hotel Properties' shares have advanced 0.69% and 10.21%, respectively. Further, the stock has gained 17.53% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. LaSalle Hotel Properties' 50-day moving average of $35.64 is above its 200-day moving average of $32.64. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 30.38 and has an RSI of 54.07. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on LHO at:
On Tuesday, shares in iStar Financial Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.80 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 0.68 million shares. The stock ended the day at $15.19, which was 2.29% above its previous day's closing of $14.85, and registered an intraday range of $14.84 and $15.21. iStar Financial Inc.'s stock has advanced 2.01% in the previous three trading sessions, 4.69% in the last one month, and 6.45% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.67 and $14.47, respectively. Furthermore, shares of iStar Financial Inc. have an RSI of 53.04. The complete research on STAR is available for free at:
Shares in National Retail Properties Inc. ended Tuesday's session at the previous day's closing price of $37.24. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.61 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.09 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $37.20 and $37.41 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 32.53. National Retail Properties Inc.'s shares have gained 22.78% since the start of this year. Further, the stock has advanced 0.65% in the last one month and 8.29% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. National Retail Properties Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $36.99 is above its 200-day moving average of $34.33. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 55.37. Free in depth research on NNN is available at:
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