LONDON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, April 17, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,095.52, up 0.23%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the session at 16,408.54, down 0.10%, and the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,864.85, higher by 0.14%. The gains were broad based as seven out of 10 sectors ended the session in positive. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include Encana Corp. (NYSE: ECA), Finisar Corp. (NASDAQ: FNSR), VAALCO Energy Inc. (NYSE: EGY) and Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. (NASDAQ: ROIC). Free technical research on ECA, FNSR, EGY and ROIC can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Encana Corp.'s stock traded in the range of $22.85 and $23.54 on Thursday, hitting a new 52-week high of $23.54. The company's stock reported a gain of 0.56%, ending the day at $23.39. A total of 4.85 million shares were traded, which is below its three month average volume of 5.64 million shares. Encana Corp.'s shares have gained 15.22% in the last one month, 32.22% in the previous three months, and 29.58% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session and charted up 6.46% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Encana Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $20.36 is above its 200-day moving average of $18.46. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 35.44 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 75.89. Sign up today to read free research on ECA at:
Finisar Corp.'s shares gained 4.52% on Thursday, finishing the day at $27.85, hitting a new 52-week high of $28.09. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.72 million shares, compared with its three month average volume of 2.78 million shares. Finisar Corp.'s shares have surged 10.02% in the past three trading sessions, 19.20% in the previous three months, and 16.41% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.30% during the session, and the same has declined 1.97% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $24.85 and $22.74, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 28.77 and have an RSI of 64.08. Sign up today to read free research on FNSR at:
On Thursday, Shares in VAALCO Energy Inc. closed the day flat at the previous day's closing price of $8.84, after hitting a new 52-week high of $8.89. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.52 million shares, compared with its 3-month average volume of 0.57 million shares. Shares of VAALCO Energy Inc. have rallied 25.57% in the last one month, 40.54% in the previous three months, and 28.30% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.82% during the session, and charted up 7.01% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. VAALCO Energy Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $7.34 is above its 200-day moving average of $6.34. Moreover, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 11.95 and have an RSI of 66.85. Sign up today to read free research on EGY at:
Shares in Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. ended the day flat at $15.76, after hitting a new 52-week high of $15.80 on Thursday. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.44 million shares during the trading session, which is close to its 3-month average volume of 0.47 million shares. Shares in Retail Opportunity Investments Corp. have advanced 8.54% in the last one month, 6.85% in the previous three months, and 7.07% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials sector Index recorded a gain of 0.09% during the session, while the same has declined 1.13% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.81 and $14.30, respectively. Further the company's stock is trading at a PE ratio of 33.53 and has an RSI of 76.39. Sign up today to read free research on ROIC at:
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