LONDON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,095.52, up 0.23%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the session at 16,408.54, down 0.10%, and the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,864.85, higher by 0.14%. The gains were broad based as seven out of 10 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 Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA), Baker Hughes Inc. (NYSE: BHI), Stone Energy Corp. (NYSE: SGY) and TFS Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: TFSL). Free technical research on AA, BHI, SGY and TFSL can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Thursday, Alcoa Inc.'s shares traded in the range of $13.36 and $13.68, hitting a new 52-week high of $13.68. The company's stock reported a gain of 1.04%, ending the day at $13.56. A total of 40.97 million shares were traded, which is above its three month average volume of 29.24 million shares. Alcoa Inc.'s shares have advanced 13.85% in the last one month, 19.37% in the previous three months, and 27.56% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials sector Index mapped a gain of 0.30% during the session and 0.07% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Alcoa Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $12.10 is above its 200-day moving average of $9.81. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 45.07 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 68.38. Sign up today to read free research on AA at:
Shares in Baker Hughes Inc. gained 3.05% on Thursday, finishing the day at $68.33, after hitting a new 52-week high of $69.80. The stock recorded a trading volume of 9.86 million shares, compared with its three month average volume of 4.41 million shares. Shares in Baker Hughes Inc. have surged 11.38% in the last one month, 26.21% in the previous three months, and 23.65% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session, and charted up 7.01% in the last three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $62.79 and $54.77, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 23.89 and have an RSI of 69.72. Sign up today to read free research on BHI at:
On Thursday, Stone Energy Corp.'s stock advanced 1.60%, to close the day at $46.33, hitting a new 52-week high of $46.55. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.54 million shares, compared with its 3-month average volume of 0.87 million shares. Shares of Stone Energy Corp. have rallied 18.73% in the last one month, 44.87% in the previous three months, and 33.94% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session, and charted up 6.46% in the last one month. Stone Energy Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $38.13 and $32.68, respectively. Moreover, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 15.87 and the have an RSI of 76.90. Sign up today to read free research on SGY at:
Shares in TFS Financial Corp. ended the day at $12.99, down 0.46%, after hitting a new 52-week high of $13.12 on Thursday. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.54 million shares during the trading session, which is much above its 3-month average volume of 0.28 million shares. Shares in TFS Financial Corp. have gained 4.42% in the last one month, 10.27% in the previous three months, and 7.22% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials sector Index recorded a gain of 0.09% during the session, while the same has declined 1.13% in the past one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $12.19 and $11.85, respectively. Further the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 68.37 and has an RSI of 64.10. Sign up today to read free research on TFSL at:
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