LONDON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Thursday, April 24, 2014, mostly ended on a higher note. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.17% higher at 1,878.61.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished flat at 16,501.65 and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,148.34, up 0.52%. The gains were narrow based as four out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ: SNDK), Hudson City Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ: HCBK), Joy Global Inc. (NYSE: JOY) and Total S.A. (NYSE: TOT). Free technical research on SNDK, HCBK, JOY and TOT can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Thursday, SanDisk Corp.'s stock oscillated between $83.31 and $85.50, hitting a new 52-week high of $85.50. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 3.42 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 4.22 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 16.97. SanDisk Corp.'s shares have advanced 6.35% in the last one month, 22.61% in the past three months and 20.77% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a gain of 1.06% during the session, while the index has fallen by 0.31% in the last one month. SanDisk Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $77.37 and $67.71, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.27. Sign up today to read free research on SNDK at:
Shares in Hudson City Bancorp Inc. ended the day at $9.97, down 0.50%, after hitting a new 52-week high of $10.13. A total of 2.61 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 2.91 million shares. The stock moved between $9.93 and $10.13 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Hudson City Bancorp Inc.'s shares have gained 2.14% and 10.23%, respectively. Moreover, since the beginning of the year, the company's stock has surged 5.73%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.08% during the session, and the index has declined 1.59% in the last one month. The stock's 50-day moving average of $9.62 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $9.36. Hudson City Bancorp Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 26.24 and has an RSI of 62.02. Sign up today to read free research on HCBK at:
On Thursday, Joy Global Inc.'s stock edged 0.84% lower, closing the day at $61.08, after hitting a new 52-week high of $62.49. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.71 million shares, which was above its three month average volume of 1.63 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 12.63. Joy Global Inc.'s shares have advanced 7.63% in the last one month and 15.90% in the past three months. Also, the stock has gone-up 4.43% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.23% during the session, while the index has gained 2.95% in the last one month. Joy Global Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $57.61 and $54.50, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 65.47. Sign up today to read free research on JOY at:
Shares in Total S.A. gained 0.76% on Thursday, finishing the day at $68.51, hitting a new 52-week high of $69.06. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.39 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.11 million shares. The stock vacillated between $68.21 and $69.06 during the trading session. Over the last one month and past three months, shares in Total S.A. have surged 6.85% and 17.47%, respectively. Also, the stock has gained an upside of 11.82% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.10% during the session; however, it has gained 7.61% in the last one month. Total S.A.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $64.60 and $59.21, respectively. Additionally, the company's stock has an RSI of 63.16. Sign up today to read free research on TOT at:
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