LONDON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,126.97, down 0.83%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the session at 16,501.65, down 0.08%, and the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,875.39, lower by 0.22%. During the session, five out of 10 sectors ended the session in negative. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), Hawaiian Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), Asbury Automotive Group Inc. (NYSE: ABG) and NuStar Energy L.P. (NYSE: NS). Free technical research on KR, HA, ABG and NS can be downloaded upon signing up at:
The Kroger Co.'s stock reported a gain of 0.55%, ending the day at $45.45, on Wednesday. The stock oscillated in the range of $45.06 and $45.67, hitting a new 52-week high of $45.67. A total of 3.30 million shares were traded, which was below its three month average volume of 4.59 million shares. The Kroger Co.'s shares have gained 3.37% in the last one month, 24.86% in the previous three months, and 14.98% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples sector Index declined by 0.17% during the session, while the same has advanced 2.34% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The Kroger Co.'s 50-day moving average of $42.46 is above its 200-day moving average of $40.29. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 16.06 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.27. Sign up today to read free research on KR at:
Hawaiian Holdings Inc.'s shares surged 6.87% on Wednesday, finishing the day at $14.63, after hitting a new 52-week high of $15.18. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.72 million shares, compared with its three month average volume of 1.35 million shares. Hawaiian Holdings Inc.'s shares have advanced 4.72% in the last one month, 35.09% in the previous three months, and 51.92% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.36% during the session, and charted up 2.85% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $12.89 and $9.43, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 12.96 and have an RSI of 54.62. Sign up today to read free research on HA at:
On Wednesday, shares in Asbury Automotive Group Inc. closed the day at $57.48, which was 4.64% higher than the previous day's closing price of $54.93, hitting a new 52-week high of $59.40. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.72 million shares, compared with its 3-month average volume of 0.32 million shares. Shares of Asbury Automotive Group Inc. have rallied 4.41% in the last one month, 16.43% in the previous three months, and 6.96% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.45% during the session, and the same has lost 2.33% in the last one month. Asbury Automotive Group Inc's 50-day moving average of $52.99 is above its 200-day moving average of $51.10. Moreover, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 14.96 and have an RSI of 52.80. Sign up today to read free research on ABG at:
Shares in NuStar Energy L.P. ended the day at $56.95, up 1.01%, after hitting a new 52-week high of $57.49 on Wednesday. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.70 million shares during the trading session, which was above its 3-month average volume of 0.50 million shares. Shares in NuStar Energy L.P. have surged, 5.89% in the last one month, 17.23% in the previous three months and 11.69% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy sector Index recorded a gain of 0.47% during the session and the same has advanced 7.59% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $53.10 and $47.25, respectively. Further the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 632.78 and has an RSI of 67.00. Sign up today to read free research on NS at:
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