LONDON, April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Thursday, April 24, 2014, mostly ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished flat at 16,501.65 and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,148.34, up 0.52%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.17% higher at 1,878.61. 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 RF Micro Devices Inc. (NASDAQ: RFMD), The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (NASDAQ: GT), American Electric Power Co. Inc. (NYSE: AEP) and CARBO Ceramics Inc. (NYSE: CRR). Free technical research on RFMD, GT, AEP and CRR can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares of RF Micro Devices Inc. ended the day at $8.54, up 7.42%, hitting a new 52-week high of $8.59. A total of 19.20 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 11.00 million shares. The stock moved between $8.27 and $8.59 during the trading session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, RF Micro Devices Inc.'s shares have rallied 11.20% and 84.85%, respectively. Moreover, the stock has advanced 65.50% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a gain of 1.06% during the session, while the index has declined 0.31% in the last one month. The company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $7.34 and $5.77, respectively. RF Micro Devices Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 156.03 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 57.34. Sign up today to read free research on RFMD at:
On Thursday, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s stock ended the day at $28.20, up 3.22%. The company's stock oscillated between $27.68 and $28.48, hitting a new 52-week high of $28.48. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 4.99 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 4.48 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 10.75. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s shares have advanced 6.54% in the last one month, 22.40% in the past three months and 18.24% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.51% during the session, while the index has fallen by 0.81% in the last one month. The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $26.53 and $22.68, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 59.24. Sign up today to read free research on GT at:
Shares of American Electric Power Co. Inc. gained 0.83% on Thursday, finishing the day at $52.33, hitting a new 52-week high of $52.76. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.58 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 3.00 million shares. The stock vacillated between $51.64 and $52.76 during the trading session. Over the last one month and past three months, shares of American Electric Power Co. Inc. have surged 7.32% and 11.89%, respectively. Also, the stock has gained 11.96% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Utilities Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.63% during the session, and the same has gained 4.83% in the last one month. American Electric Power Co. Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $50.21 and $46.81, respectively. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.22 and has an RSI of 62.21. Sign up today to read free research on AEP at:
On Thursday, CARBO Ceramics Inc.'s stock edged 0.40% lower, closing the day at $136.66, after hitting a new 52-week high of $144.35. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.17 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 0.31 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 36.74. CARBO Ceramics Inc.'s shares have advanced 13.38% in the last one month and 26.27% in the past three months. Also, the stock has surged 17.27% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.10% during the session, while the index has gained 7.61% in the last one month. CARBO Ceramics Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $127.89 and $108.96, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 59.17. Sign up today to read free research on CRR at:
1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
4. If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] http://www.investor-edge.com.
5. For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] http://www.investor-edge.com.
6. Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] http://www.investor-edge.com for consideration.
Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Investor-Edge. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Investor-Edge in this article or report according to the procedures outlined by Investor-Edge. Investor-Edge is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.
NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE
Investor-Edge makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.
NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED
Investor-Edge is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Investor-Edge whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Investor-Edge expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Investor-Edge does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.
CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.