LONDON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Friday, May 23, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day at 16,606.27, up 0.38%, and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,185.81, up 0.76%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.42% higher at 1,900.53. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors finished positive. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS), LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE: LYB), The St. Joe Company (NYSE: JOE) and U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SLCA). Free technical research on CVS, LYB, JOE and SLCA can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in CVS Caremark Corp. edged 0.12% lower on Friday, finishing the day at $77.12, hitting a new 52-week high of $77.41. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.50 million shares, below to its three months average volume of 5.29 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $76.99 and $77.41 during the trading session. Over the last one month and previous three months, CVS Caremark Corp.'s shares have advanced 5.30% and 6.87%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has advanced 7.75% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.13% during the session, and the index has advanced 5.89% in the last three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Additionally, CVS Caremark Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $74.54 is above its 200-day moving average of $67.16. Additionally, the stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.53. Sign up today to read free research on CVS at:
On Friday, LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s stock oscillated between $97.68 and $98.92, hitting a new 52-week high of $98.92. The company closed the day 1.11% higher at $98.78. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 1.85 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.12 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.95. LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s shares have surged 8.49% in the last one month and 14.46% in the previous three months. Additionally, the stock has gained 23.04% since start of this year. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index registered a gain of 0.85% during the session, and the index has gained 4.25% in the previous three months. LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $91.87 and $80.84, respectively. Further, shares of the company have a RSI of 70.25. Sign up today to read free research on LYB at:
Shares in The St Joe Co. ended the day at $22.89, up 6.02%, hitting a new 52-week high of $23.75. A total of 1.79 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 0.45 million shares. The stock moved between $22.32 and $23.75 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, The St Joe Co.'s shares have rallied 27.38% and 24.47%, respectively. Moreover, since the beginning of the year, the company's stock has gained an upside of 19.28%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $19.15 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $18.98. The St Joe Co.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 5.10 and has an RSI of 85.47. Sign up today to read free research on JOE at:
On Friday, US Silica Holdings Inc.'s stock edged 2.23% higher, finishing the day at $49.44, after hitting a new 52-week high of $50.26. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.55 million shares, close to its three month average volume of 1.49 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 33.29. US Silica Holdings Inc.'s shares have surged 20.82% in the last one month, 56.06% in the previous three months and 44.94% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index reported a gain of 0.85% during the session, with the index advancing 4.25% in the last three months. US Silica Holdings Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $41.85 and $33.03, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 71.23. Sign up today to read free research on SLCA at:
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