LONDON, August 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, August 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,538.55, up 0.14%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.22% lower at 17,001.22, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,988.40, down 0.20%. The losses were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index ended the day at 214.75, down 0.30%, and the index has declined 0.43% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU), Westar Energy Inc. (NYSE: WR), Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM), Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. (NYSE: HE), and Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. (NYSE: EBR). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
On Friday, shares in Northeast Utilities recorded a trading volume of 1.35 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 1.36 million shares. The stock finished the day at $45.16, down 0.04%, and registered an intraday range of $44.85 and $45.36. Shares of Northeast Utilities have declined 0.73% in the last one month and 0.15% in the past three months. However, the stock has advanced 6.53% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $45.19 is above its 200-day moving average of $44.23. Additionally, shares of Northeast Utilities traded at a PE ratio of 17.82 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 57.88. Sign up and read the free notes on NU at:
Westar Energy Inc.'s stock fell by 0.54%, to close Friday's session at $36.57, after oscillating between $36.33 and $36.97. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.18 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.91 million shares. Over the last one month, Westar Energy Inc.'s shares have lost 1.32%. However, over the past three months and from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained 3.10% and 13.68%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $36.77 is above its 200-day moving average of $34.56. Further, Westar Energy Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.48 and has an RSI of 51.00. The complimentary notes on WR can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Friday, Pepco Holdings Inc.'s stock finished the session 0.15% higher at $27.38. A total of 0.77 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.66 million shares. The stock moved between $27.13 and $27.45 during the session. Over the last one month and past three months, Pepco Holdings Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.18% and 1.16%, respectively. However, the stock has surged 43.13% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $27.31 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $22.82. Shares of Pepco Holdings Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 21.71 and have an RSI of 58.25. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on POM at:
Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.'s stock fluctuated between $24.22 and $24.53 before ending Friday's session up 0.25%, at $24.50. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.87 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.81 million shares. Further, Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc.'s shares have declined 0.61% over the last one month and 5.99% on YTD basis. However, the stock has gone up 3.16% over the past three months. The shares are trading above its 50-day moving average. The stock's 200-day moving average of $24.99 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $24.44. Moreover, shares of Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 14.16 and have an RSI of 57.69. The complete research on HE is available for free at:
Shares in Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. lost 1.25%, to close Friday's session at $3.17, after vacillating between $3.16 and $3.22. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.43 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.67 million shares. Over the last one month and past three months, shares of Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A. have advanced 4.97% and 1.28%, respectively. Also, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has surged 22.39%. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $2.97 is above its 200-day moving average of $2.76. Further, Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras S.A.'s stock has an RSI of 61.60. Free in depth research on EBR is available at:
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