LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. stock markets on Monday, April 28, 2014 mostly ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,448.74, up 0.53%, the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,074.40, down 0.03%, and the S&P 500 finished the session 0.32% higher at 1,869.43. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ), Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK/B), HollyFrontier Corp. (NYSE: HFC) and Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CCK). Free technical research on JNJ, BRK/B, HFC and CCK can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares of Johnson & Johnson ended the day at $101.34, up 1.55%, hitting a new 52-week high of $101.50. A total of 8.79 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 8.67 million shares. The stock moved between $100.12 and $101.50 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Johnson & Johnson's shares have gained 4.00% and 12.48%, respectively. Moreover, since the beginning of this year, the company's stock has gained an upside of 10.65%. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.60% during the session and the index has gained 3.15% in the previous three months. The company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $95.39 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $92.28. Johnson & Johnson's stock traded at a PE ratio of 17.97 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.17. Sign up today to read free research on JNJ at:
On Monday, Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s stock oscillated between $126.16 and $128.31, hitting a new 52-week high of $128.31. Shares of the company edged 0.35% higher to end the session at $127.70. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 3.53 million shares, below its three months average volume of 4.00 million shares. Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.39% in the previous three trading sessions, 3.38% in the last one month and 7.71% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.56% during the session, while the index has gained 2.23% in the last three months. Berkshire Hathaway Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $121.63 and $116.80, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 65.51. Sign up today to read free research on BRK/B at:
Shares of HollyFrontier Corp. gained 1.48% on Monday, finishing the day at $52.63, hitting a new 52-week high of $52.75. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.85 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 2.72 million shares. The stock oscillated between $51.69 and $52.75 during the trading session. Over the last three trading sessions and past one month, HollyFrontier Corp.'s shares have gained 1.88% and 10.92%, respectively. Further, the stock has gained 7.09% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index registered a gain of 0.27% during the session and the index has gained 9.82% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. HollyFrontier Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $47.92 is above its 200-day moving average of $45.22. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 14.03 and has an RSI of 67.85. Sign up today to read free research on HFC at:
On Monday, shares of Crown Holdings Inc. edged 0.11% lower, closing the day at $47.46, after hitting a new 52-week high of $47.87. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.21 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.37 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 16.32. Crown Holdings Inc.'s shares have gained 0.42% in the previous three trading sessions, 8.18% in the last one month, and 6.48% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.47% during the session, while the index has gained 6.73% in the previous three months. Crown Holdings Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $44.84 and $43.61, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 68.08. Sign up today to read free research on CCK at:
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