LONDON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,126.97, down 0.83%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.08% lower, to finish at 16,501.65, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,875.39, down 0.22%. During the session, the five out of ten sectors ended in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 297.07, up 0.24%, while the same has charted up 0.90% in the previous three trading sessions. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: HCP Inc. (NYSE: HCP), Senior Housing Properties Trust (NYSE: SNH), Health Care REIT Inc. (NYSE: HCN) and Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR). Free technical research on HCP, SNH, HCN and VTR can be downloaded upon signing up at:
HCP Inc.'s stock finished the Wednesday's session 0.39% higher at $40.80. A total of 2.86 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 3.14 million shares. The stock moved between $40.33 and $40.80 during the trading session. Over the last one month and previous three months, HCP Inc.'s shares have gained 10.66% and 5.89%, respectively. The company's stock has advanced 12.33% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $39.90 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $38.47. HCP Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 20.71 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.92. Sign up today to read free research on HCP at:
On Wednesday, Shares in Senior Housing Properties Trust fluctuated between $22.71 and $23.00 before ending the session 0.04% lower at $23.00. Senior Housing Properties Trust's stock reported a trading volume of 2.09 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 1.99 million shares. Senior Housing Properties Trust's shares have advanced 2.04% in the previous three trading sessions, 4.31 % in the last one month, and 3.46% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $22.20. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.18 and has an RSI of 58.80. Sign up today to read free research on SNH at:
Health Care REIT Inc.'s stock edged 0.10% lower, to close the day at $61.73. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.63 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 1.80 million shares. The stock oscillated between $61.35 and $61.95 during the trading session. Over the last one month and past three months, Health Care REIT Inc.'s shares have advanced 6.01% and 10.17%, respectively. The stock has gained 15.23% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $59.10 and $60.10, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 665.70 and have an RSI of 60.49. Sign up today to read free research on HCN at:
On Wednesday, Shares in Ventas Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.69 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 1.62 million shares. The stock ended the day at $64.59, which was 0.14% above its previous day's closing price of $64.50, and registered an intraday range of $64.22 and $64.73. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 36.85. Ventas Inc.'s shares have advanced 8.32% in the last one month, 5.08% in the previous three months and 12.76% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $61.90 and $62.21, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 61.18. Sign up today to read free research on VTR at:
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