LONDON, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The US markets on Thursday, May 29, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,698.74, up 0.39% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,247.95, up 0.54%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.54% higher at 1,920.03. During the trading session, nine out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Occidental Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: OXY), The WhiteWave Foods Company (NYSE: WWAV), Walgreen Co. (NYSE: WAG) and Devon Energy Corporation (NYSE: DVN). Free technical research on OXY, WWAV, WAG and DVN can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in Occidental Petroleum Corp. ended the day at $99.83, up 0.79%, hitting a new 52-week high of $99.88. A total of 4.46 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 3.85 million shares. The stock vacillated between $98.91 and $99.88 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s shares have advanced 3.06% and 3.43%, respectively. Moreover, since the beginning of the year, the company's stock has gained 4.97%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.72% during the session, with the index advancing 1.15% in the last one month. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $95.76 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $93.81. Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.92. Sign up today to read free research on OXY at:
On Thursday, the WhiteWave Foods Co.'s stock oscillated between $31.66 and $32.75, hitting a new 52-week high of $32.75. Shares in the company gained 3.06% to end the session at $31.96. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 3.64 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 1.50 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 38.64. The WhiteWave Foods Co.'s shares have surged 5.20% in the previous three trading sessions, 17.03% in the last one month, and 39.32% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index registered a gain of 0.81% during the session, with the index advancing 1.28% in the last one month. The WhiteWave Foods Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $28.54 and $23.84, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 66.08. Sign up today to read free research on WWAV at:
Shares in Walgreen Co. gained 1.86% on Thursday, finishing the day at $71.11, hitting a new 52-week high of $71.48. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.40 million shares, below its three months average volume of 5.91 million shares. The stock oscillated between $69.91 and $71.48 during the trading session. Over the last three trading sessions and past one month, Walgreen Co.'s shares have advanced 1.89% and 5.63%, respectively. Further, the stock has gained an upside of 23.80% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index has recorded a gain of 0.99% during the previous three trading sessions, with the index gaining 5.70% in the last three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Walgreen Co.'s 50-day moving average of $67.22 is above its 200-day moving average of $60.27. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 23.3. Sign up today to read free research on WAG at:
On Thursday, Devon Energy Corp.'s stock edged 0.61% higher, closing the day at $73.89, after hitting a new 52-week high of $73.98. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.23 million shares, below its three month average volume of 3.40 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 15.02. Devon Energy Corp.'s shares have gained 1.71% in the previous three trading sessions, 4.84% in the last one month, and 19.43% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index has advanced 1.07% during the previous three trading sessions, with the index gaining 8.76% in the last three months. Devon Energy Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $69.19 and $62.81, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 63.32. Sign up today to read free research on DVN at:
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