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On Thursday, December 19, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged mostly lower, as the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,809.60, down 0.06%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,179.08, up 0.07%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,058.14, down 0.29%. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index edged 0.16% lower to end the day at 518.45; and the same has gained 1.95% in the last one month and 6.57% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.22% and 5.07%, during the respective periods. The major movers in the industry included DryShips Inc. (NASDAQ: DRYS), The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN), The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD), and Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ: RCII). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on DRYS, WEN, HD, and RCII. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:
On Thursday, DryShips Inc.'s stock surged to end the day at $3.73, up 3.90% from the previous day's closing price of $3.59. The company's shares oscillated between $3.54 and $3.75 during the trading session. A total of 11.86 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 14.54 million. The company's shares have gained 3.61% in the previous three trading sessions and 26.87% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.29% and 1.22%, during the respective periods. Moreover, DryShips Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $3.21 and $2.43, respectively. A free technical analysis on DRYS available by signing up at:
The Wendy's Co.'s stock vacillated between $8.34 and $8.49 before ending Thursday's session 0.12% higher at $8.46. A total of 6.21 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 6.92 million. Despite Thursday's gains, the company's shares have fallen by 0.47% in the last one month, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.22%, during the same period. Further, the Wendy's Co.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $7.10. Register today and access free research on WEN at:
Shares in the Home Depot Inc. edged 0.12% lower on Thursday, closing the day at $79.95 after fluctuating between $79.64 and $80.47 during the trading session. A total of 6.62 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 7.03 million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's shares have gained 1.07% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.83% in the last three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.29% and 5.07% during the respective periods. Additionally, the Home Depot Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $77.68 and $76.02, respectively. The free report on HD can be downloaded by signing up now at:
On Thursday, shares in Rent-A-Center Inc. declined to end the day at $33.32, which is 1.54% lower than the previous day's closing price of $33.84. The company's shares oscillated between $33.26 and $33.95 during the trading session. A total of 0.56 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.58 million. Despite Thursday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 0.15% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.29% during the same period. Additionally, Rent-A-Center Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week low of $32.83 and below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $34.49 and $36.66, respectively. A free report on RCII can be accessed by registering at:
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