LONDON, May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, May 27, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,237.07, up 1.22%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.42%, to finish the day at 16,675.50, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,911.91, up 0.60%. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 299.18, up 0.98%, with the index also advancing 3.54% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: AFLAC Inc. (NYSE: AFL), CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO), Assurant Inc. (NYSE: AIZ) and The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG). Free technical research on AFL, CNO, AIZ and HIG can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Tuesday, AFLAC Inc.'s stock traded between $61.00 and $61.88 before ending the session 0.05% higher at $61.34. AFLAC Inc.'s stock reported a trading volume of 2.05 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.83 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 9.93. AFLAC Inc.'s shares have declined 1.34% in the previous three trading sessions, 0.81% in the last one month and 8.17% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $62.65 and $63.44, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 42.10. Sign up today to read free research on AFL at:
CNO Financial Group Inc.'s stock finished the Tuesday's session 1.24% higher at $16.28. A total of 2.60 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 1.48 million shares. The stock moved between $16.14 and $16.39 during the session. Over the last one month and since start of this year, CNO Financial Group Inc.'s shares have declined 6.28% and 7.97%, respectively. However, the company's stock has gained 1.43% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $17.43 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $16.52. CNO Financial Group Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 14.16 and has an RSI of 39.03. Sign up today to read free research on CNO at:
On Tuesday, Assurant Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.49 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 0.55 million shares. The stock ended the day at $67.67, which was 1.65% above its previous day's closing of $66.57 and registered an intraday range of $66.57 and $67.68. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 10.44. Assurant Inc.'s shares have gained 1.67% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.25% in the last three months. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained an upside of 1.96%. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $66.01 and $62.30, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 49.39. Sign up today to read free research on AIZ at:
The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.'s stock edged 0.37% higher, to close the day at $34.87. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.19 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.83 million shares. The stock oscillated between $34.73 and $34.96 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past three months, The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.'s shares have gained 1.51% and 0.55%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 3.75% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $33.99, while the 200-day moving average is below The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $34.94. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.17 and has an RSI of 49.06. Sign up today to read free research on HIG at:
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