LONDON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4095.52, up 0.23%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the session 0.10% lower at 16408.54, and the S&P 500 closed at 1864.85, up 0.14%. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a positive note. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include Continental Resources Inc. (NYSE: CLR), Diamondback Energy Inc. (NASDAQ: FANG), Royal Dutch Shell PLC (NYSE: RDS/B) and Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd (NASDAQ: HOLI). Free technical research on CLR, FANG, RDS/B and HOLI can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in Continental Resources Inc. gained 1.90% on Thursday, finishing the day at $135.31, hitting a new 52-week high of $136.09. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.94 million shares, compared with its three month average volume of 1.14 million shares. Shares in Continental Resources Inc. have gained 5.01% in the previous three trading sessions, 12.65% in the last one month, and 20.25% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session, and it has advanced 6.46% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $120.62 and $108.68, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 28.25 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 70.19. Sign up today to read free research on CLR at:
On Thursday, Diamondback Energy Inc.'s stock oscillated between $70.55 and $74.14, hitting a new 52-week high of $74.14. The company's stock reported a gain of 4.04%, ending the day at $73.34. A total of 0.91 million shares were traded, close to its three month average volume of 0.95 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 55.73. Diamondback Energy Inc.'s shares have surged 12.50% in the last one month, 51.19% in the previous three months, and 38.69% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session and charted up 3.32% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Diamondback Energy Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $64.35 is above its 200-day moving average of $50.54. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 66.44. Sign up today to read free research on FANG at:
Shares in Royal Dutch Shell PLC ended the day at $80.76, up 0.91%, hitting a new 52-week high of $80.84. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.82 million shares on Thursday, which is below its three month average volume of 0.94 million shares. Shares in Royal Dutch Shell PLC have gained 1.78% in the previous three trading sessions, 6.66% in the last one month, and 7.52% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy sector Index recorded a gain of 0.82% during the session and it has gained 7.01% in the last three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $77.36 and $71.95, respectively. Further, the company's stock has an RSI of 72.05. Sign up today to read free research on RDS/B at:
On Thursday, shares in Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd gained 3.40%, closing the day at $22.48, after hitting a new 52-week high of $22.96. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.74 million shares, compared with its three month average volume of 0.46 million shares. Shares of Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd have advanced 15.40% in the last one month, 29.49% in the previous three months, and 18.75% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index edged 0.30% lower during the session, while it has gained 0.20% in the last three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Hollysys Automation Technologies Ltd's 50-day moving average of $19.90 is above its 200-day moving average of $16.69. Moreover, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 26.29 and have an RSI of 62.96. Sign up today to read free research on HOLI at:
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