LONDON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Friday, May 16, 2014 ended on a higher note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,491.31, up 0.27% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,090.59, up 0.52%. The S&P 500 edged 0.37% higher, to finish the day at 1,877.86. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. During the session gains in the Consumer Discretionary, Information Technology and Telecommunication Services sectors positively impacted the broader market, while some retraction came in from Energy sector. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO), American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP), Genworth Financial Inc. (NYSE: GNW) and Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR). Free technical research on KO, ARCP, GNW and ANR can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2690-register On Friday, The Coca-Cola Co.'s stock edged 0.91% higher, closing the day at $40.89. The stock recorded a trading volume of 13.82 million shares, below its three months average volume of 17.15 million shares. The stock oscillated between $40.45 and $40.91 during the session. The Coca-Cola Co.'s shares have advanced 0.42% in the last one month and 9.13% in the past three months. However, the stock has declined 1.02% since the start of this year. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 19.96. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index advanced 1.30% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 gained 0.70% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $39.55 is higher than its 200-day moving average of $39.20. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.36. Sign up today to read free research on KO at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2690-KO-19May2014.pdf American Realty Capital Properties Inc.'s stock traded between $12.96 and $13.17 before ending the day 0.91% lower at $13.10. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 13.70 million shares on Friday, which was much above its three months average volume of 9.54 million shares. Over the past one month and previous three months, shares in American Realty Capital Properties Inc. have lost 1.43% and 5.82%, respectively. However, the stock has gained 1.94% since start of this year. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index declined 0.63% in the last one month, while the NASDAQ Composite Index has fallen by 0.12% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. American Realty Capital Properties Inc's 50-day moving average of $13.61 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $13.33. Additionally, the company's stock has an RSI of 44.88. Sign up today to read free research on ARCP at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2690-ARCP-19May2014.pdf On Friday, shares in Genworth Financial Inc. recorded a trading volume of 11.10 million shares, which was much above its three months average volume of 6.97 million shares. The stock finished the day at $17.64, which was 0.95% lower to its previous day's closing, and registered an intraday range of $17.62 and $18.01. Genworth Financial Inc.'s shares have surged 4.50% in the last one month and 12.50% in the previous three months. Also, the stock has gained 13.59% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index advanced 1.61% in the last three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index lost 3.48% during the same period. Genworth Financial Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $17.42 and $15.01, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.85 and have an RSI of 49.52. Sign up today to read free research on GNW at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2690-GNW-19May2014.pdf Alpha Natural Resources Inc.'s stock closed Friday's session 5.23% lower at $4.17. A total of 10.39 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 11.40 million shares. The stock moved between $4.15 and $4.41 during the session. Over the last one month and past three months, Alpha Natural Resources Inc.'s shares have lost 5.23% and 18.40%, respectively. Also, the company's stock has gone down by 41.60% since the beginning of 2014. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index advanced 8.22% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 gained 2.69% during the same period. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $5.79 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $4.40. Further, Alpha Natural Resources Inc.'s stock has an RSI of 42.51. Sign up today to read free research on ANR at: http://www.investor-edge.com/2690-ANR-19May2014.pdf =============== EDITOR'S NOTES: =============== 1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2. Information in this release is produced on a best efforts basis by Rohit Tuli, a CFA charterholder. The content is then further fact checked and reviewed by an outsourced research provider. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below. 3. This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public. 4. 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