LONDON, January 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, January 08, 2014, the U.S. equity market mostly finished on a negative note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,837.49, down 0.02%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,462.74, down 0.41%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,165.61, up 0.30%. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index closed the session at 434.35, down 0.71%; and the S&P 500 Food & Staples Retailing Industry Group Index edged 0.18% lower to close at 312.90. The S&P 500 Food & Staples Retailing Industry Group Index has gained 8.26% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 11.00% during the same period. The major movers in the Consumer Staples Sector included Safeway Inc. (NYSE :SWY ), The Kroger Co. (NYSE :KR ), SUPERVALU Inc. (NYSE :SVU ), and Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ :WFM ). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Download free technical analysis and charting reports on SWY, KR, SVU, and WFM now at:
On Wednesday, Safeway Inc.'s stock closed the day at $32.32, up 1.06% from the previous day's closing price of $31.98. The company's shares vacillated between $31.80 and $32.35 during the trading session. A total of 4.29 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 4.23 million. The company's shares have advanced 4.90% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 11.00% during the same period. However, Safeway Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $28.22. Download free research on SWY today by registering at:
The Kroger Co.'s stock edged 0.13% lower on Wednesday, ending the day at $38.95, after oscillating between $38.81 and $39.29 during the trading session. A total of 3.09 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume 3.30 million. The company's shares have lost 0.38% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.33% during the same period. Despite Wednesday's losses, The Kroger Co.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $37.87. Sign up and have access to our free report on KR at:
Shares in SUPERVALU Inc. fluctuated between $6.86 and $7.08 before closing the Wednesday's trading session at $7.03, down 0.14%. A total of 8.64 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 4.17 million. Despite Wednesday's decline, the company's shares have gained 10.53% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.79% during the same period. Moreover, shares in SUPERVALU Inc. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.75 and $6.83, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on SVU at:
Whole Foods Market Inc.'s stock finished the day 2.00% lower at $53.97 on Wednesday, after oscillating between $53.57 and $55.21 during the trading session. A total of 5.29 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume 3.00 million. The company's shares have lost 4.07% in the previous one month, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.79% during the same period. Furthermore, Whole Foods Market Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $58.25 and $54.06, respectively. The free report on WFM can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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