LONDON, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, April 23, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,126.97, down 0.83%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 0.08% to 16,501.65, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,875.39, down 0.22%. During the session, five out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index finished the day at 587.83, down 0.90%, and the same has declined 1.70% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Applied Materials Inc. (NASDAQ: AMAT), Lam Research Corp. (NASDAQ: LRCX), Teradyne Inc. (NYSE: TER) and Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC). Free technical research on AMAT, LRCX, TER and KLIC can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Wednesday, Applied Materials Inc.'s stock ended at $19.25, down 0.57%, after oscillating between $19.20 and $19.50. A total of 9.03 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 14.63 million shares. Over the past three trading sessions and previous three months, Applied Materials Inc.'s shares have gained 1.37% and 9.81%, respectively. Also, the stock has surged 8.88% since the start of this year. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Applied Materials Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $19.33 is above its 200-day moving average of $17.46. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 25.67 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 48.41. Sign up today to read free research on AMAT at:
Shares in Lam Research Corp. witnessed a trading volume of 2.45 million shares on Wednesday, as compared with its three months average volume of 2.38 million shares. The stock ended the day at $52.25, down 1.51%, after trading between $51.99 and $53.64. Over the last one month and since the start of this year, shares in Lam Research Corp. have lost 7.31% and 4.04%, respectively. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Lam Research Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $53.55 is above its 200-day moving average of $51.83. Additionally, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 17.15 and have an RSI of 45.46. Sign up today to read free research on LRCX at:
On Wednesday, Teradyne Inc.'s stock finished the session at 19.18, which was 1.03% lower than its previous day's closing price of $19.38. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.94 million shares which was much below its three months average volume of 3.06 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $19.09 and $19.46 during the trading session. Over the past three trading sessions and since the start of this year, Teradyne Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.74% and 8.85%, respectively. However the stock has fallen by 4.81% during the last one month. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Teradyne Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $19.68 is above its 200-day moving average of $17.72. Moreover, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 32.37 and have an RSI of 49.64. Sign up today to read free research on TER at:
Shares in Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.96 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 0.56 million shares. The stock ended Wednesday's session at $13.43, up 3.23%, and registered an intraday trading range of $12.91 and $13.60. Over the last one month and previous three months, shares of Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc. have rallied 6.00% and 20.56%, respectively. Also, the stock has gained 0.98% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Kulicke & Soffa Industries Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $12.00 is above its 200-day moving average of $11.98. Further, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 18.65 and have an RSI of 68.39. Sign up today to read free research on KLIC at:
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