LONDON, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the U.S. equity market advanced. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,833.32, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,357.55, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,155.42, up 0.16%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index edged 0.18% higher to close the session at 293.68; and the S&P 500 Real Estate Investment Trusts REITS Industry Index edged 0.06% higher to finish at 149.74. The S&P 500 Real Estate Investment Trusts REITS Industry Index has gained 0.67% in the previous one month, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.71% during the same period. The major movers in the financial sector included Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR), Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BEE), Hospitality Properties Trust (NYSE: HPT) and Corporate Office Properties Trust (NYSE: OFC). AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on VTR, BEE, HPT, and OFC and these free reports are accessible by registering at:
Shares in Ventas Inc. vacillated between $56.89 and $57.47 before closing Tuesday's session at $57.13, down 0.02%. A total of 0.63 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.53 million. The company's shares have advanced 0.85% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% during the same period. Furthermore, Ventas Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $60.70 and $67.43, respectively. Sign up for free technical research on VTR at:
Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc.'s stock edged 0.11% lower on Tuesday, ending the day at $9.45, after vacillating between $9.36 and $9.51 during the trading session. A total of 0.32 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.33 million. Despite Tuesday's decline, the company's shares have gained 8.62% in the previous three months and 7.26% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.30% and 1.71% during the respective periods. Moreover, Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $9.69 and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $8.85 and $8.56, respectively. Be sure to read our latest technical research on BEE by registering at:
Hospitality Properties Trust's stock finished the day at $26.99, down 0.30% from the previous day's closing price of $27.07. On Tuesday, the company's shares oscillated between $26.77 and $27.10 during the trading session. A total of 0.28 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.06 million. The company's shares have gained 0.56% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% during the same period. Further, Hospitality Properties Trust's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $28.06 and $28.02, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on HPT at:
Shares in Corporate Office Properties Trust vacillated between $23.88 and $24.23 before closing the day 0.04% higher at $24.00. A total of 0.24 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.62 million. The company's shares have advanced 8.55% in the previous one month and 1.91% in the last three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.71% and 1.31% during the respective periods. Additionally, Corporate Office Properties Trust's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $23.30. The free report on OFC can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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