LONDON, December 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, December 20, 2013, the U.S. equity market finished the week on a positive note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,818.32, up 0.48%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,221.14, up 0.26%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,104.74, up 1.15%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index gained 0.46% to close the session at 291.44; and the S&P 500 Real Estate Investment Trusts REITS Industry Index gained 0.52% to finish at 149.62. The S&P 500 Real Estate Investment Trusts REITS Industry Index has gained 1.37% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 2.10% during the same period. The major movers in the financial sector included HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Starwood Property Trust Inc. (NYSE: STWD), DiamondRock Hospitality Co. (NYSE: DRH), and Government Properties Income Trust (NYSE: GOV). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on HCP, STWD, DRH, and GOV. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:
HCP Inc.'s stock advanced on Friday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares ended the day 0.78% higher at $36.08, after fluctuating between $35.63 and $36.17 during the trading session. A total of 3.69 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 2.91 million. Despite Friday's gains, the company's shares have lost 0.66% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 2.10% during the same period. Moreover, HCP Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.27 and $44.58, respectively. Download free report on HCP upon registration at:
On Friday, Starwood Property Trust Inc.'s stock finished the day at $27.85, up 0.83% from the previous day's closing price of $27.62. The company's shares vacillated between $27.61 and $27.87 during the trading session. A total of 1.97 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.82 million. The company's shares have gained 14.47% in the previous three months and 2.39% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 6.84% and 0.75% during the same period. Furthermore, Starwood Property Trust Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $26.43 and $25.99, respectively. STWD technical report can be accessed for free by signing up at:
DiamondRock Hospitality Co.'s stock gained 1.75% on Friday, closing the day's session at $11.60, after oscillating between $11.37 and $11.64 during the trading session. A total of 3.28 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.89 million. The company's shares have advanced 3.02% in the previous three trading sessions and 8.51% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 2.10% and 6.84% during the respective periods. Further, DiamondRock Hospitality Co.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $11.80 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $11.38 and $10.20, respectively. The free report on DRH can be downloaded by signing up now at:
Government Properties Income Trust's stock rose 1.26% on Friday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares closed the day at $25.00, after fluctuating between $24.66 and $25.02 during the trading session. A total of 0.77 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.41 million. Government Properties Income Trust's shares have advanced 4.56% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 6.84% during the same period. Additionally, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $24.71 and 24.95, respectively. A free report on GOV can be accessed by registering at:
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