LONDON, December 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, December 19, 2013, the U.S. equity market mostly finished on a lower note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,809.60, down 0.06%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,179.08, up 0.07%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,058.14, down 0.29%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index edged 0.15% lower to close the session at 290.11; and the S&P 500 Capital Markets Industry Index closed 0.59% lower at 138.71. The S&P 500 Capital Markets Industry Index has gained 8.74% in the previous three months and 3.41% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 5.07% and 1.22% during the respective periods. Additionally, the S&P 500 Diversified Financials Industry Group Index edged 0.16% lower to close at 440.77. The major movers in the financial sector included Franklin Resources Inc. (NYSE: BEN), Ameriprise Financial Inc. (NYSE: AMP), Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ: NTRS), and ING US Inc. (NYSE: VOYA). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on BEN, AMP, NTRS, and VOYA can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Franklin Resources Inc.'s stock edged 0.64% lower on Thursday, ending the day at $55.67, after vacillating between $55.31 and $55.92 during the trading session. A total of 2.69 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 2.33 million. Despite Thursday's decline, the company's shares have gained 6.24% in the previous three months and 3.50% in the last one month, compared to a gain of 5.07% and 1.22% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, Franklin Resources Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $53.81 and $50.68, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on BEN at:
Ameriprise Financial Inc.'s stock declined 0.88% on Thursday, as the US equity market mostly edged lower. The company's shares closed the day at $110.84, after fluctuating between $110.65 and $111.50 during the trading session. A total of 1.27 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.07 million. However, the company's shares have gained 18.65% in the previous three months and 5.36% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 5.07% and 1.22% during the respective periods. Moreover, Ameriprise Financial Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $111.85 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $103.09 and $87.53, respectively. The free report on AMP can be downloaded by signing up now at:
On Thursday, Northern Trust Corp.'s stock finished the day at $59.28, down 0.15% from the previous day's closing price of $59.37. The company's shares oscillated between $58.71 and $59.43 during the trading session. A total of 1.21 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.26 million. The company's shares have advanced 5.82% in the previous three months and 3.56% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 5.07% and 1.22% during the respective periods. Further, Northern Trust Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $57.12 and $56.51, respectively. A free report on NTRS can be accessed by registering at:
Shares in ING US Inc. fell 2.45% on Thursday, closing the day at $35.01, after vacillating between $34.85 and $35.96 during the trading session. A total of 1.16 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.18 million. Despite Thursday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 1.45% in the previous one month and 20.64% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.22% and 5.07% during the respective periods. Additionally, ING US Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $33.05. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on VOYA for free at:
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