Food and Staples Retailing Equities Technical Analysis - Sysco, Kroger, Whole Foods Market, Costco Wholesale, and Cia Brasileira de Distribuicao
27 Apr, 2015, 08:30 ET
LONDON, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
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Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Sysco Corporation (NYSE: SYY), The Kroger Company (NYSE: KR), Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST), and Cia Brasileira de Distribuicao (NYSE: CBD). Free research report on Sysco can be accessed at http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Sysco&d=27-Apr-2015&s=SYY. On Friday, April 24, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 5,092.09, up 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.12%, to finish the day at 18,080.14, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,117.69, up 0.23%. The losses were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index ended the day at 504.47, down 0.03%, while the index has advanced 0.69% in the last one month. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.
Sysco Corp.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.05% lower at $37.93. A total of 2.93 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 4.09 million shares. The stock moved between $37.74 and $38.07 during the session. Over the last one month and since the beginning of 2015, Sysco Corp.'s shares have fallen by 0.18% and 4.43%, respectively. However, the stock has gained 0.88% 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 200-day moving average of $38.46 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $38.45. Sysco Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.11 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.12. Sign up and read the free notes on SYY at:
On Friday, shares in The Kroger Co. fluctuated between $71.33 and $71.89 before ending the session 1.09% higher at $71.70. The stock reported a trading volume of 3.56 million shares, below its three months average volume of 4.30 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.01. Although, The Kroger Co.'s shares have lost 0.18% in the previous three trading sessions, it has advanced 5.50% in the last three months and 11.66% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 200-day moving average of $61.31. Moreover, shares of The Kroger Co. have an RSI of 37.83. The complimentary notes on KR can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Whole Foods Market Inc.'s stock advanced 2.86%, to close the day at $49.63. The stock recorded a trading volume of 9.96 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 3.47 million shares. The stock oscillated between $47.98 and $49.70 during the session. Over the last one month and since the start of this year, Whole Foods Market Inc.'s shares have declined 3.82% and 1.57%, respectively. However, the stock has advanced 1.35% in the previous three trading sessions. The company is trading above its 200-day moving average of $45.79, while the 200-day moving average is below Whole Foods Market Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $53.35. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 31.02 and has an RSI of 40.48. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on WFM at:
On Friday, shares in Costco Wholesale Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.42 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 2.47 million shares. The stock ended the day at $148.12, which was 0.56% above its previous day's closing of $147.30, and registered an intraday range of $146.87 and $148.40. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 28.93. Costco Wholesale Corp.'s shares have gained 0.53% in the previous three trading sessions, 7.73% in the last three months and 7.96% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 200-day moving average of $133.03. Furthermore, shares of Costco Wholesale Corp. have an RSI of 47.87. The complete research on COST is available for free at:
Cia Brasileira de Distribuicao's stock gained 1.89%, to close Friday's session at $33.35, after oscillating between $32.48 and $33.37. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.94 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.65 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions and the last one month, Cia Brasileira de Distribuicao's shares have advanced 4.19% and 9.24%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 9.45% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day moving average. The stock's 200-day moving average of $39.67 is above its 50-day moving average of $31.63. Further, Cia Brasileira de Distribuicao's stock has an RSI of 64.84. Free in depth research on CBD is available at:
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