LONDON, August 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Monday, August 18, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,838.74, up 1.06% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,508.31, up 0.97%. The S&P 500 finished the day 0.85% higher at 1,971.74. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors finished on a positive note. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index finished the day at 461.90, up 1.53%, and the index has advanced 1.06% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: CSX Corp. (NYSE: CSX), Union Pacific Corp. (NYSE: UNP), Norfolk Southern Corp. (NYSE: NSC), Kansas City Southern (NYSE: KSU) and Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CAR). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
CSX Corp.'s stock gained 1.39% on Monday, ending the session at $30.64. A total of 4.63 million shares were traded, below its three months average volume of 6.04 million shares. The stock moved between $30.37 and $30.65 during the session. Shares in CSX Corp. have advanced 3.10% in the previous three trading sessions and 6.50% since the start of this year, while the shares have declined 1.45% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $30.52 is above its 200-day moving average of $28.60. Moreover, CSX Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.93 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.12. Sign up and read the free notes on CSX at:
On Monday, shares in Union Pacific Corp. advanced 1.76%, closing the day at $103.79, also hitting a new 52-week high of $104.07. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.81 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 3.06 million shares. The stock oscillated between $102.35 and $104.07 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.32. Shares in Union Pacific Corp. have gained 3.20% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.42% in the last one month. Moreover, the company's shares have surged 23.56% since the start of this year. Shares in Union Pacific Corp. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $100.37 and $91.39, respectively. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 62.77. The complimentary notes on UNP can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Norfolk Southern Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $105.01 and $106.14 before ending Monday's session 1.47% higher at $106.03. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.36 million shares, near its three months average volume of 1.38 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.32. Shares in Norfolk Southern Corp. have gained 2.71% in the previous three trading sessions and 14.22% on YTD basis, although, the company's shares have lost 0.14% in the last one month. Norfolk Southern Corp.'s shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $103.18 and $95.30, respectively. Furthermore, Norfolk Southern Corp. has an RSI of 56.81. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on NSC at:
Shares in Kansas City Southern edged 0.76% higher on Monday, closing the day at $113.40. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.55 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.75 million shares. The stock oscillated between $112.96 and $113.93 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 25.98. Shares in Kansas City Southern have advanced 2.16% in the previous three trading sessions. However, the company's shares have fallen by 2.55% in the last one month and 8.42% since the start of this year. Shares in Kansas City Southern are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $109.64 and $108.52, respectively. Further, the stock has an RSI of 57.29. The complete research on KSU is available for free at:
Shares in Avis Budget Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.66 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.44 million shares. On Monday, the stock hit a new 52-week high of $69.76 before finishing the day at $69.52, which was 2.03% higher its previous day's closing of $68.14. The stock fluctuated between $68.26 and $69.76 during the trading session. Shares in Avis Budget Group Inc. have advanced 5.24% in the previous three trading sessions and 16.86% in the last one month. Additionally, the company's shares have surged 71.99% on YTD basis. Shares in Avis Budget Group Inc. are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $59.73 and $47.99, respectively. Moreover, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 30.02 and has an RSI of 77.96. Free in depth research on CAR is available at:
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