LONDON, November 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD), The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN), El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: LOCO), Darden Restaurants Inc. (NYSE: DRI), and Bloomin' Brands Inc. (NASDAQ: BLMN). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Thursday, November 20, 2014, ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,719.00, up 0.19% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,701.87, up 0.56%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.20% higher at 2,052.75. During the trading session, six out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day at 553.94, up 0.42%, with the index advancing 7.75% in the last one month. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:
McDonald's Corp.'s stock edged 0.08% higher, to close the day at $96.64. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.52 million shares, below its three months average volume of 5.94 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $96.50 and $97.30 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, McDonald's Corp.'s shares have gained 0.70% and 5.51%, respectively. Further, the stock has advanced 2.60% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $93.57, while the 50-day moving average is below McDonald's Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $96.91. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 19.05 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 71.72. Sign up and read the free notes on MCD at:
On Thursday, shares in The Wendy's Co. recorded a trading volume of 1.95 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 5.06 million shares. The stock ended the day at $8.57, which was 1.06% above its previous day's closing of $8.48, and registered an intraday range of $8.46 and $8.61. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 31.47. The Wendy's Co.'s shares have gained 0.71% in the previous three trading sessions, 2.39% in the last one month, and 5.15% in the past three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $8.19 and $8.48, respectively. Furthermore, shares of The Wendy's Co. have an RSI of 57.82. The complimentary notes on WEN can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Shares in El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc. declined 3.58% to end Thursday's session at $28.56. The stock recorded a trading volume of 10.59 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 1.99 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $27.35 and $29.45 during the session. El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc.'s shares have fallen by 5.40% over the past three months. Further, the stock has declined 12.69% in the previous three trading sessions and 18.54% over the last one month. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average of $35.37. Additionally, El Pollo Loco Holdings Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 26.69. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on LOCO at:
On Thursday, shares in Darden Restaurants Inc. fluctuated between $55.36 and $56.09 before ending the session 0.32% higher at $55.79. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.19 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.82 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 32.68. Darden Restaurants Inc.'s stock has advanced 0.65% in the previous three trading sessions, 13.60% in the last one month, and 17.63% in the past three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $51.30 and $49.20, respectively. Moreover, shares of Darden Restaurants Inc. have an RSI of 71.02. The complete research on DRI is available for free at:
Bloomin' Brands Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.09% lower at $21.80. A total of 2.57 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 1.68 million shares. The stock vacillated between $21.56 and $22.46 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, Bloomin' Brands Inc.'s shares have surged 16.95% and 34.15%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has fallen by 9.20%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $20.80 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $19.01. Bloomin' Brands Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 15.71 and has an RSI of 68.60. Free in depth research on BLMN is available at:
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