LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Friday, April 25, 2014 ended on a lower note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,361.46, down 0.85% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,075.56, down 1.75%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.81% lower at 1,863.40. During the trading session, eight out of ten sectors finished on a lower note. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include Weatherford International Ltd. (NYSE: WFT), Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA), Lattice Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: LSCC) and Superior Energy Services Inc. (NYSE: SPN). Free technical research on WFT, SYNA, LSCC and SPN can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Friday shares in Weatherford International Ltd ended the day at $20.47, up 11.19%, hitting a new 52-week high of $20.58. A total of 36.90 million shares were traded, which was much above its three months average volume of 9.79 million shares. The stock moved between $19.61 and $20.58 during the session. Over the last one month and the previous three months, The company's shares have surged 20.55% and 45.59%, respectively. Moreover, since the beginning of the year, the company's stock has gained an upside of 32.15%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $16.85 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $15.56. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 35.29 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 82.48. On April 24, 2014, Weatherford International Ltd announced its Q1 2014 financial results. The company reported net income before charges to Weatherford International Ltd of $99 million compared to $ 117 million in Q1 2013. Sign up today to read free research on WFT at:
On Friday, Synaptics Inc.'s stock oscillated between $62.71 and $69.00, hitting a new 52-week high of $69.00. During the session, the stock edged 0.37% lower to end the day at $63.77. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 6.26 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.38 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 22.78. Synaptics Inc.'s shares have fallen by 3.45% in the previous three trading sessions, whereas the stock has gained 7.39% in the last one month and 23.08% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.37% during the session, while the index has gained 3.52% in the previous three months. Synaptics Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $62.00 and $51.04, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 55.34. Sign up today to read free research on SYNA at:
Shares in Lattice Semiconductor Corp. gained 7.64% on Friday, finishing the day at $8.73, hitting a new 52-week high of $9.19. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.88 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 1.46 million shares. The stock oscillated between $8.31 and $9.19 during the trading session. Over the last three trading sessions and past one month, Lattice Semiconductor Corp.'s shares have gained 6.46% and 14.27%, respectively. Further, the stock has surged 59.02% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.37% during the session and 0.94% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, while the 50-day moving average of $7.81 is above Lattice Semiconductor Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $5.87. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 31.38 and has an RSI of 68.80. On April 24, 2014, the company announced its Q1 FY 2014 financial results (period ended March 29, 2014). For Q1 FY 2014, it reported net income before charges to Lattice Semiconductor Corp. of $11.98 million, or $0.10 per diluted share. Sign up today to read free research on LSCC at:
On Friday, shares in Superior Energy Services Inc. edged 0.03% higher, closing the day at $32.55, hitting a new 52-week high of $33.71. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.70 million shares, above its three month average volume of 2.38 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 22.76. Superior Energy Services Inc.'s shares have gained 10.90% in the last one month, 34.50% in the previous three month, and 22.32% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.44% during the session, while the index has gained 4.39% in the last one month. Superior Energy Services Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $29.65 and $26.76, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 65.08. Sign up today to read free research on SPN at:
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