LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The US stock markets saw a mixed sentiment on Monday, April 28, 2014, with the NASDAQ Composite closing at 4,074.40, down 0.03 %, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending the session 0.53% higher at 16,448.74, and the S&P 500 gaining 0.32 % to finish the trading session at 1,869.43. The session saw a positive impact from Telecommunication Services, Consumer Staples, and Information Technology sectors along with a drag from Financials, Materials, and Consumer Discretionary sectors. A number of stocks saw large movements, including Agenus Inc. (NASDAQ: AGEN), Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc. (NASDAQ: AFOP), Susser Holdings Corp. (NYSE: SUSS) and Magellan Petroleum Corp. (NASDAQ: MPET). Free technical research on AGEN, AFOP, SUSS and MPET can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Monday, Agenus Inc.'s stock fluctuated between $2.72 and $3.12 before ending the session 19.53% higher at $3.06. The stock reported a trading volume of 3.66 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 1.03 million shares. Agenus Inc.'s shares have fallen 4.97% in the last one month, but the stock has gained 15.04% in the previous three trading sessions and 15.91 % on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.60 % during the trading session and charted up 3.15 % in the previous three months. Agenus Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $3.56 and $3.15, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 36.14. On the same day, Agenus Inc. announced collaboration and license agreement with Merck, through a subsidiary, for the discovery and development of therapeutic antibodies to immune checkpoints for the treatment of cancer. Sign up today to read free research on AGEN at:
Shares in Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc. surged 6.86%, closing the day at $19.62. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.79 million shares, much above its three months average volume of 0.68 million shares. Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc.'s stock oscillated between $18.61 and $20.02 during the trading session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, shares have gained 3.81% and 42.17%, respectively. Further, the stock has rallied 30.37% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index registered a gain of 0.94% during the trading session and advanced 4.49% in the last three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Alliance Fiber Optic Products Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $14.54 is below its 200-day moving average of $16.20. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 18.78 and has an RSI of 66.85. Sign up today to read free research on AFOP at:
On Monday, shares in Susser Holdings Corp. recorded a trading volume of 4.11 million shares, much higher than its three months average volume of 0.25 million shares. The stock ended the day 36.28% higher at $77.72, hitting a new 52-week high of $80.00. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 46.35. Susser Holdings Corp.'s shares have surged 30.53% in the previous three trading sessions, 25.66% in the last one month, and 18.67% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Staples Sector Index gained 1.18% during the trading session and also gained 3.47% in the last one month. Susser Holdings Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $61.61 and $57.47, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 37.28. On the same day, Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. (NYSE: ETP) entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Susser Holdings Corporation in a unit and cash transaction valued at a total consideration of approximately $1.8 billion. Sign up today to read free research on SUSS at:
Magellan Petroleum Corp.'s stock finished Monday's session 10.95% higher at $2.23, after hitting a new 52-week high of $2.34. A total of 2.86 million shares were traded, which was much above its three months average volume of 0.24 million shares. The stock moved between $2.02 and $2.34 during the session. Over the last one month and previous three months, Magellan Petroleum Corp.'s shares have rallied 58.16% and 104.59%, respectively. Additionally, from the year's start, the company's stock has gained an upside of 116.50%. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.27% during the trading session and charted up 9.82% in the previous three months. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $1.45 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $1.15. Magellan Petroleum Corp.'s stock has an RSI of 79.41. Sign up today to read free research on MPET at:
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