LONDON, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Thursday, August 21, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,039.49, up 0.36% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,532.10, up 0.12%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.29% higher at 1,992.37. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a positive note. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index finished the day at 542.94, down 0.09%, while the index has gained 6.71% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), Carnival Corp. (NYSE: CCL), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL), Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN) and Brinker International Inc. (NYSE: EAT). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
Shares in International Game Technology edged 0.06% lower on Thursday, ending the session at $16.84. A total of 1.11 million shares were traded, much below its three months average volume of 8.27 million shares. The stock moved between $16.75 and $16.88 during the session. Shares in International Game Technology have advanced 0.36% in the previous three trading sessions, while the shares have declined 1.58% in the last one month and 7.27% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $16.28 is above its 200-day moving average of $15.49. Further, shares in International Game Technology traded at a PE ratio of 17.96 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.26. Sign up and read the free notes on IGT at:
Carnival Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $37.71 and $38.06 before ending Thursday's session 0.08% higher at $37.77. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 2.05 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 3.41 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 24.80. Shares in Carnival Corp. have gained 4.19% in the last one month, although, the stock has lost 0.24% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.97% on YTD basis. Shares in Carnival Corp. are trading above their 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $37.34 is below its 200-day moving average of $38.24. Additionally, the company's shares have an RSI of 60.30. The complimentary notes on CCL can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Thursday, shares in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd recorded a trading volume of 1.30 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1.48 million shares. On Thursday, the stock finished the day at $63.76, which was 0.36% higher its previous day's closing of $63.53, and registered an intraday range of $63.38 and $63.90. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 25.01. Over the previous three trading sessions and in the last one month, shares in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd have gained 0.08% and 15.11%, respectively. Additionally, the company's shares have surged 34.46% on YTD basis. Shares in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $57.94 and $51.86, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has an RSI of 66.65. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on RCL at:
Shares in Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. declined 0.38% on Thursday, closing the day at $44.24. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.41 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. The stock oscillated between $44.20 and $44.58 during the session. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 29.61. Shares in Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. have advanced 1.35% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.56% in the last one month. However, the company's shares have fallen by 8.22% since the start of this year. Shares in Dunkin' Brands Group Inc. are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $44.25 and $46.99, respectively. Further, the stock has an RSI of 58.38. The complete research on DNKN is available for free at:
On Thursday, shares in Brinker International Inc. gained 0.45%, closing the day at $48.67. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.82 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.94 million shares. The stock oscillated between $48.07 and $48.74 during the session. Shares in Brinker International Inc. have gained 2.40% in the previous three trading sessions and 8.01% in the last one month. Moreover, the company's shares have mapped gains of 5.03% since the start of this year. Shares in Brinker International Inc. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $47.36 and $48.59, respectively. Moreover, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 17.92 and has an RSI of 67.25. Free in depth research on EAT is available at:
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