LONDON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Thursday, April 17, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,408.54, down 0.10% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,095.52, up 0.23%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.14% higher at 1,864.85. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include C&J Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: CJES), Matador Resources Co. (NYSE: MTDR), Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) and Helmerich & Payne Inc. (NYSE: HP). Free technical research on CJES, MTDR, BKH and HP can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Thursday, C&J Energy Services Inc.'s stock oscillated between $29.46 and $30.49, hitting a new 52-week high of $30.49. The company's stock reported a gain of 1.37%, ending the day at $30.25. A total of 1.02 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 0.77 million shares. The company's shares have gained 10.28% in the last one month, 32.85% in the previous three months, and 30.95% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session and charted up 3.32% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. C&J Energy Services Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $26.75 is above its 200-day moving average of $23.10. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 24.60 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 67.70. Sign up today to read free research on CJES at:
Shares in Matador Resources Co. gained 2.84% on Thursday, finishing the day at $26.77, hitting a new 52-week high of $26.84. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.01 million shares, compared with its three months average volume of 0.83 million shares. Shares in Matador Resources Co. have surged 15.24% in the last one month, 40.16% in the previous three months, and 43.62% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session, and the same has advanced 6.46% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $23.66 and $19.15, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 65.08. Sign up today to read free research on MTDR at:
On Thursday, Black Hills Corp.'s stock edged 1.16% lower, closing the day at $58.09, after hitting a new 52-week high of $59.07. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.01 million shares, compared with its three months average volume of 0.29 million shares. Shares of Black Hills Corp. have advanced 1.89% in the last one month, 8.34% in the previous three months, and 10.63% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.16% during the trading session, while the same has gained 3.80% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Black Hills Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $56.69 is above its 200-day moving average of $52.54. Moreover, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 21.34 and have an RSI of 55.55. Sign up today to read free research on BKH at:
Shares in Helmerich & Payne Inc. ended the day at $110.84, up 1.18%, hitting a new 52-week high of $111.74. On Thursday, the stock reported a trading volume of 0.98 million shares during the trading session, which is below its three months average volume of 1.24 million shares. Shares in Helmerich & Payne Inc. have gained 6.38% in the last one month, 29.41% in the previous three months, and 31.83% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy sector Index recorded a gain of 0.82% during the trading session and the same has gained an upside of 7.01% in the last three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $100.44 and $80.74, respectively. Further the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 19.13 and has an RSI of 68.56. Sign up today to read free research on HP at:
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