LONDON, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, August 21, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,532.10, up 0.12%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.36% higher at 17,039.49, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,992.37, up 0.29%. The gains were broad based as seven out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day flat at 708.67, while the index has declined 1.99% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE: BTU), Cameco Corporation (NYSE: CCJ), Swift Energy Company (NYSE: SFY), Callon Petroleum Company (NYSE: CPE), and Gastar Exploration Inc. (NYSE MKT: GST). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
On Thursday, shares in Peabody Energy Corp. recorded a trading volume of 6.48 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 6.61 million shares. The stock finished the day at $16.32, down 2.10%, and registered an intraday range of $16.23 and $16.70. Shares of Peabody Energy Corp. have advanced 6.53% in the last one month. However, the stock has declined 9.58% in the past three months and 16.44% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. The stock's 200-day moving average of $17.27 is above its 50-day moving average of $15.98. Additionally, shares of Peabody Energy Corp. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.48. Sign up and read the free notes on BTU at:
Cameco Corp.'s stock fell by 3.75%, to close Thursday's session at $19.79, after oscillating between $19.49 and $20.23. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.74 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.59 million shares. Over the last one month and from the beginning of 2014, Cameco Corp.'s shares have lost 7.00% and 4.72%, respectively. However, over the past three months, the stock has gained 2.86%. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $21.01 is above its 50-day moving average of $19.94. Further, Cameco Corp.'s stock has an RSI of 56.67. The complimentary notes on CCJ can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Thursday, Swift Energy Co.'s stock finished the session 2.60% higher at an intra-day high of $11.45. A total of 1.13 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.26 million shares. The stock moved between $11.10 and $11.45 during the session. Over the last one month and since the start of this year, Swift Energy Co.'s shares have fallen by 9.34% and 15.19%, respectively. However, the stock has gone up 3.81% over the past three months. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $12.07 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $12.00. Shares of Swift Energy Co. traded at a PE ratio of 18.04 and have an RSI of 42.73. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on SFY at:
Callon Petroleum Co.'s stock fluctuated between $9.21 and $9.78 before ending Thursday's session up 1.89%, at $9.69. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.77 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.96 million shares. Further, Callon Petroleum Co.'s shares have plummeted 13.09% over the last one month and 6.47% over the past three months. However, the stock has rallied 48.39% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $10.72 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $8.46. Moreover, shares of Callon Petroleum Co. traded at a PE ratio of 96.58 and have an RSI of 43.64. The complete research on CPE is available for free at:
Gastar Exploration Inc.'s stock advanced 1.50%, to close Thursday's session at $7.45, after vacillating between $7.07 and $7.53. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.71 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.26 million shares. Over the last one month, Gastar Exploration Inc.'s shares have lost 8.14%. However, over the past three months and from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained 0.81% and 7.66%, respectively. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $7.77 is above its 200-day moving average of $6.51. Further, Gastar Exploration Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 21.29 and has an RSI of 49.96. Free in depth research on GST is available at:
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