LONDON, January 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD), The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN), Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM), Aramark (NYSE: ARMK), and Panera Bread Company (NASDAQ: PNRA). Free research report on McDonald's can be accessed at http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=McDonald%27s&d=30-Jan-2015&s=MCD. The US markets on Thursday, January 29, 2015, ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,416.85, up 1.31% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,683.41, up 0.98%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.95% higher at 2,021.25. During the trading session, all the ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day at 560.84, up 1.32%, with the index advancing 5.58% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.
McDonald's Corp.'s stock rallied 5.06%, to close the day at $93.27. The stock recorded a trading volume of 19.12 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 6.41 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $91.26 and $93.50 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the previous three months, McDonald's Corp.'s shares have gained 2.87% and 0.58%, respectively. Further, the stock has advanced 0.13% in the past one year. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. McDonald's Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $96.11 is above its 50-day moving average of $93.31. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 19.35 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 34.74. On January 28, 2015, McDonald's Corp.'s Board elected Steve Easterbrook to replace Don Thompson as the new President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Sign up and read the free notes on MCD at:
On Thursday, shares in The Wendy's Co. recorded a trading volume of 5.45 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 4.19 million shares. The stock ended the day at $10.59, which was 1.15% above its previous day's closing of $10.47, and registered an intraday range of $10.30 and $10.61. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 40.62. The Wendy's Co.'s shares have surged 16.76% in the last one month, 32.21% in the previous three months, and 18.99% in the past one year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $9.16 and $8.48, respectively. Furthermore, shares of The Wendy's Co. have an RSI of 77.13. The complimentary notes on WEN can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Yum! Brands Inc.'s stock gained 1.88% to end Thursday's session at $74.27. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.99 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.25 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $72.39 and $74.30 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.49. Yum! Brands Inc.'s shares have surged 11.67% in the past one year. Further, the stock has advanced 0.97% over the last one month and 6.69% in the previous three months. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Yum! Brands Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $74.35 is above its 50-day moving average of $73.62. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 50.23. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on YUM at:
On Thursday, shares in Aramark fluctuated between $31.60 and $32.16 before ending the session 1.10% higher at $32.15. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.58 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.25 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 38.91. Aramark's stock has gained 4.62% in the last one month, 17.90% in the previous three months, and 32.85% in the past one year. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $30.30 and $27.71, respectively. Moreover, shares of Aramark have an RSI of 58.10. The complete research on ARMK is available for free at:
Panera Bread Co.'s stock finished Thursday's session 1.29% higher at $173.32. A total of 0.34 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.45 million shares. The stock vacillated between $170.28 and $173.57 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and over the past three months, Panera Bread Co.'s shares have advanced 1.90% and 4.78%, respectively. Additionally, in the last one year, the stock has gained 5.39%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $169.09 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $159.39. Panera Bread Co.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 26.09 and has an RSI of 50.42. Free in depth research on PNRA is available at:
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