LONDON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, May 22, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,154.34, up 0.55%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.06%, to finish the day at 16,543.08, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,892.49, up 0.24%. The gains were broad based as with eight out of the ten sectors ending the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 295.55, up 0.37%, with the index advancing 2.36% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET), Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE: PRU), AEGON N.V. (NYSE: AEG) and Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE: LNC). Free technical research on MET, PRU, AEG and LNC can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Thursday, MetLife Inc.'s stock fluctuated between $50.07 and $50.72 before ending the session 0.72% higher at $50.58. The stock reported a trading volume of 3.66 million shares, below its three months average volume of 6.33 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 9.17. MetLife Inc.'s shares have advanced 1.32% in the previous three trading sessions, while the stock has fallen by 2.54% in the last one month and 6.19% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $50.44, while the 200-day moving average is below the company's 50-day moving average of $51.68. Moreover, shares of MetLife Inc. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 45.50. Sign up today to read free research on MET at:
Shares in Prudential Financial Inc. advanced 1.12%, to close the day at $81.46. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.84 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.63 million shares. The stock oscillated between $80.40 and $81.76 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions, Prudential Financial Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.61%. However, the stock has lost 1.00% over the last one month and 11.67% since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $82.67 and $83.60, respectively. Additionally, Prudential Financial Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 8.26 and has an RSI of 47.46. Sign up today to read free research on PRU at:
On Thursday, AEGON N.V.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.17 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 1.22 million shares. The stock ended the day at $8.57, which was 0.58% below its previous day's closing of $8.77, and registered an intraday range of $8.50 and $8.58. Although AEGON N.V.'s stock has advanced 0.23% in the previous three trading sessions, it has lost 4.25% in the last one month and 9.60% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $8.92 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $8.50. Furthermore, shares of AEGON N.V. have an RSI of 46.83. Sign up today to read free research on AEG at:
Lincoln National Corp.'s stock finished the Thursday's session 0.83% higher at $48.47. A total of 1.63 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 2.14 million shares. The stock vacillated between $47.88 and $49.11 during the session. Over the last one month and over the previous three months, Lincoln National Corp.'s shares have fallen by 0.06% and 2.96%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has lost 6.10%. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $47.84, which is below its 50-days moving average of $49.29. Lincoln National Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.05 and has an RSI of 46.36. Sign up today to read free research on LNC at:
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