LONDON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,095.52, up 0.23%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.10% to 16,408.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,864.85, up 0.14%. The gains were broad based as seven out of 10 sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index finished the day at 294.43, up 0.09%, while the same has fallen by 1.13% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Arch Capital Group Ltd (NASDAQ: ACGL), American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: AFG), Prudential PLC (NYSE: PUK) and Protective Life Corp. (NYSE: PL). Free technical research on ACGL, AFG, PUK and PL can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in Arch Capital Group Ltd fell by 0.07% on Thursday, closing at $57.38, after oscillating between $57.20 and $57.62. A total of 0.15 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.50 million shares. Over the last three trading sessions and previous three months, Arch Capital Group Ltd's shares have advanced 1.24% and 5.01%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 3.87% since the start of this year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Arch Capital Group Ltd's 50-day moving average of $56.35 is above its 200-day moving average of $55.72. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 12.37 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.37. Sign up today to read free research on ACGL at:
American Financial Group Inc.'s stock witnessed a trading volume of 0.40 million shares on Thursday, as compared with its three months average volume of 0.37 million shares. The stock ended the day at $57.18, up 0.33%, after trading between $56.88 and $57.52. Over the past three trading sessions and last one month, American Financial Group Inc.'s shares have gained 2.09% and 0.69%, respectively. However, the stock has fallen by 0.94% since the start of this year. Moreover, the stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. American Financial Group Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $56.67 is above its 200-day moving average of $54.51. Additionally, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 13.55 and have an RSI of 54.14. Sign up today to read free research on AFG at:
On Thursday, shares in Prudential PLC finished the session at 44.79, which was 2.33% higher than the previous day's closing price of $43.77. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.10 million shares which was below its three months average volume of 0.23 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $44.26 and $44.86 during the session. Over the past three trading sessions and last one month, Prudential PLC's shares have advanced 3.11% and 0.56%, respectively. However, the stock has declined 0.47% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Prudential PLC's 50-day moving average of $44.35 is above its 200-day moving average of $40.52. Moreover, the company's shares have RSI of 55.25. Sign up today to read free research on PUK at:
Shares in Protective Life Corp. recorded a trading volume of 0.31 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.39 million shares. The stock ended Thursday's session at $50.72, up 0.60%, and registered an intraday trading range of $50.06 and $50.97. Over the past three trading sessions and beginning of this year, Protective Life Corp.'s shares have gained 2.82% and 0.12%, respectively. However, during the last one month, the company's stock has lost 5.58%. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Protective Life Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $51.65 is above its 200-day moving average of $47.32. Further, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 11.91 and have an RSI of 46.34. Sign up today to read free research on PL at:
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