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Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Valero Energy Corporation (NYSE: VLO), Phillips 66 (NYSE: PSX), HollyFrontier Corporation (NYSE: HFC), PBF Energy Inc. (NYSE: PBF), and Alon USA Energy Inc. (NYSE: ALJ). Free research report on Valero Energy can be accessed at http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Valero%20Energy&d=24-Apr-2015&s=VLO. The US markets on Thursday, April 23, 2015, ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 18,058.69, up 0.11% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 5,056.06, up 0.41%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.24% higher at 2,112.93. During the trading session, eight out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 601.86, up 0.62%, with the index advancing 5.91% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.
Valero Energy Corp.'s stock edged 0.20% lower, to close the day at $59.23. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.54 million shares, below its three months average volume of 7.85 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $58.92 and $59.87 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past three months, Valero Energy Corp.'s shares have advanced 3.06% and 18.08%, respectively. Further, the stock has gained 19.66% since the start of this year. The company is trading above its 200-day moving average of $52.06, while the 200-day moving average is below Valero Energy Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $59.74. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 10.00 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.94. Sign up and read the free notes on VLO at:
On Thursday, shares in Phillips 66 recorded a trading volume of 2.89 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 3.62 million shares. The stock ended the day at $81.23, which was 0.38% above its previous day's closing of $80.92, and registered an intraday range of $80.84 and $81.72. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 14.58. Phillips 66's shares have gained 3.44% in the last one month, 18.55% in the previous three months, and 13.29% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $77.60 and $76.91, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Phillips 66 have an RSI of 61.10. The complimentary notes on PSX can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
HollyFrontier Corp.'s stock fell 0.49% to end Thursday's session at $38.50. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.19 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.25 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $38.16 and $38.99 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 24.31. HollyFrontier Corp.'s shares have advanced 2.72% since the beginning of 2015. Further, the stock has gained 1.24% in the previous three trading sessions and 13.50% over the last three months. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. HollyFrontier Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $41.57 is above its 50-day moving average of $39.85. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 50.66. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on HFC at:
On Thursday, shares in PBF Energy Inc. fluctuated between $28.49 and $29.85 before ending the session 2.60% lower at $28.83. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.17 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.68 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 6.50. PBF Energy Inc.'s stock has advanced 1.87% in the previous three trading sessions, 5.37% in the last three months, and 8.22% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 200-day moving average of $27.30, which is below the 50-day moving average of $30.61. Moreover, shares of PBF Energy Inc. have an RSI of 46.79. The complete research on PBF is available for free at:
Alon USA Energy Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.43% higher at $16.50. A total of 0.87 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.15 million shares. The stock vacillated between $16.30 and $16.63 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Alon USA Energy Inc.'s shares have gained 9.63% and 34.26%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2015, the stock has surged 30.23%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $14.74 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $14.12. Alon USA Energy Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 30.58 and has an RSI of 64.04. Free in depth research on ALJ is available at:
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