LONDON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Monday, April 14, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,022.69, up 0.57%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.91%, to finish the day at 16,173.24, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,830.61, up 0.82%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index closed the day at 289.10, up 0.79%, whereas the same has fallen by 1.43% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Popular Inc. (NASDAQ: BPOP), First BanCorp. (NYSE: FBP), East West Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: EWBC) and Bank of Ireland (NYSE: IRE). Free technical research on BPOP, FBP, EWBC and IRE can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Popular Inc.'s stock declined 1.01% on Monday, closing the day at $29.35. A total of 0.50 million shares were traded as compared with its three months average volume of 1.05 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $29.19 and $30.10 during the trading session. Shares in Popular Inc. have declined 3.39% in the previous three trading sessions, while the same has gained 1.07% in the last one month and 2.16% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Popular Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $29.09 is above its 50-day moving average of $28.99. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 5.06 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 44.79. Sign up today to read free research on BPOP at:
First Bancorp.'s stock witnessed a trading volume of 0.42 million shares on Monday, which is below its three months average volume of 1.04 million shares. The stock ended the day at $5.03, down 0.20%, after trading between $4.96 and $5.16. First Bancorp.'s shares have plummeted 5.27% in the previous three trading sessions, 8.21% in the last one month, and 18.74% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. First Bancorp.'s 200-day moving average of $6.03 is above its 50-day moving average of $5.22. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 36.85. Sign up today to read free research on FBP at:
On Monday, shares in East West Bancorp Inc. edged 0.23% lower, finishing the session at $33.97. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.64 million shares which is below its three months average volume of 0.71 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $33.64 and $34.49 during the session. Shares in East West Bancorp Inc. have declined 4.39% in the previous three trading sessions, 7.39% in the last one month and 2.86% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. East West Bancorp Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $35.48 is above its 200-day moving average of $33.16. Moreover, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 16.18 and have an RSI of 32.43. Sign up today to read free research on EWBC at:
Shares in Bank of Ireland recorded a trading volume of 0.76 million shares, which is at par with its three month average volume. The stock ended Monday's session at $16.80, down 2.21% after vacillating between $16.60 and $17.31. Bank of Ireland's shares have declined 9.63% in the previous three trading sessions, 10.06% in the last one month, but the same has surged 16.59% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Bank of Ireland's 50-day moving average of $19.01 is above its 200-day moving average of $14.38. Further, the company's shares have an RSI of 35.13. Sign up today to read free research on IRE at:
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