LONDON, November 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET), Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE: PRU), Lincoln National Corporation (NYSE: LNC), Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC), and MBIA Inc. (NYSE: MBI). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. The US markets on Thursday, November 20, 2014, ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,719.00, up 0.19% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,701.87, up 0.56%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.20% higher at 2,052.75. During the trading session, six out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 324.15, up 0.05%, with the index advancing 5.08% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:
MetLife Inc.'s stock edged 0.04% lower, to close the day at $54.80. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.76 million shares, below its three months average volume of 5.85 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $53.96 and $54.86 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, MetLife Inc.'s shares have gained 0.57% and 11.50%, respectively. Further, the stock has advanced 1.63% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. MetLife Inc.'s shares 50-day moving average of $53.00 is above its 200-day moving average of $52.92. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 15.15 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.28. Sign up and read the free notes on MET at:
On Thursday, shares in Prudential Financial Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.92 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 2.46 million shares. The stock ended the day at $84.05, which was 0.12% below its previous day's closing of $84.15, and registered an intraday range of $83.13 and $84.25. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.71. Prudential Financial Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.29% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.77% in the last one month, while the stock has fallen by 5.87% in the past three months. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $86.24 and $86.04, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Prudential Financial Inc. have an RSI of 44.78. The complimentary notes on PRU can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Lincoln National Corp.'s stock edged 0.67% higher to end Thursday's session at $56.69, hitting a new 52-week high of $56.89. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.26 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.92 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $55.65 and $56.89 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 9.81. Lincoln National Corp.'s shares have advanced 9.82% since the beginning of 2014. Further, the stock has gained 1.20% in the previous three trading sessions and 17.76% over the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $52.96 is above its 200-day moving average of $51.35. Lincoln National Corp.'s shares have an RSI of 68.16. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on LNC at:
On Thursday, shares in Manulife Financial Corp. fluctuated between $19.26 and $19.52 before ending the session 0.98% higher at $19.51. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.33 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.62 million shares. Although Manulife Financial Corp.'s stock has gained 1.04% in the previous three trading sessions and 10.04% in the last one month, it has fallen by 2.35% in the past three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $18.95 and $19.26, respectively. Moreover, shares of Manulife Financial Corp. have an RSI of 59.34. The complete research on MFC is available for free at:
MBIA Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 2.96% higher at $10.44. A total of 1.63 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.75 million shares. The stock vacillated between $10.02 and $10.45 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, MBIA Inc.'s shares have gained 12.50% and 1.46%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has lost 12.56%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $11.27 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $9.60. MBIA Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 57.73. Free in depth research on MBI is available at:
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