LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The US markets saw a negative sentiment on Friday, April 11, 2014, with the NASDAQ Composite closing at 3,999.73, down 1.34%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending the session at 16,026.75, down 0.89%, and the S&P 500 edging 0.95% lower to finish the trading session at 1,815.69. The losses were broad based as all the 10 sectors ended the session in negative. A number of stocks saw large movements, including EPAM Systems Inc. (NYSE: EPAM), JAKKS Pacific Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK), BofI Holding Inc. (NASDAQ: BOFI) and Palatin Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PTN). Free technical research on EPAM, JAKK, BOFI and PTN can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in EPAM Systems Inc. edged 8.43% higher, finishing Friday's session at $33.44. The stock fluctuated between $31.47 and $33.86 during the session with a trading volume of 1.55 million shares as compared with its three months average volume of 0.63 million shares. Shares in EPAM Systems Inc. have gained 6.43% in the previous three trading sessions, while the same has lost 4.97% in the last one month and 4.29% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.17% during the trading session and 1.56% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $37.07 and $34.64, respectively. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 26.33 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 48.49. Sign up today to read free research on EPAM at:
On Friday, JAKKS Pacific Inc.'s stock ended the session at $8.28, up 9.96%. A total of 1.04 million shares were traded as compared with its three months average volume of 0.36 million shares. During the session, the stock traded between $7.61 and $8.29. JAKKS Pacific Inc.'s shares have surged 15.80% in the past one month, 19.14% in the previous three months, and 23.21% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.38% during the trading session, and the same has declined 5.21% in the last one month. Further, the company's stock has an RSI of 80.10 and is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.74 and $6.43, respectively. Sign up today to read free research on JAKK at:
BofI Holding Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session at $80.46, up 8.09%. A total of 0.87 million shares were traded which is above its three months average volume of 0.26 million shares. The stock vacillated between $78.00 and $84.00 during session. Company's shares have advanced 3.18% in previous three trading sessions, 2.11% in last three months, and 2.59% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index edged 1.17% lower during trading session, and same has declined 2.21% in last one month. The stock is trading at a PE ratio of 24.53 and above its 200-day moving average of $72.32. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 45.02. On April 10, 2014, banking subsidiary of the company i.e. BofI Federal Bank announced the definitive purchase and assumption agreement to purchase certain assets and assume all deposits of H&R Block Bank. The agreement is subject to regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. Sign up today to read free research on BOFI at:
Shares in Palatin Technologies Inc. closed Friday's session at $1.25, up 5.49%, after oscillating between $1.16 and $1.30. A total of 0.52 million shares were traded, which is below its three months average volume of 0.63 million shares. Shares in Palatin Technologies Inc. have rallied 16.82% in the last one month, 42.21% in the previous three months, and 70.30% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.07% during the trading session and 4.46% in the last one month. Moreover, the company's stock has an RSI of 54.28 and is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.13 and $0.81, respectively. Sign up today to read free research on PTN at:
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