LONDON, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Thursday, April 17, 2014 ended on a mixed note; as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,408.54, down 0.10%, and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,095.52, up 0.23%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.14% higher at 1,864.85. The session saw a positive impact from Energy, Industrials and Telecommunication Services sectors along with a drag from Information Technology, and Utilities sectors. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include Zynga Inc. (NASDAQ: ZNGA), Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ: MSFT), Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) and Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI). Free technical research on ZNGA, MSFT, INTC and SIRI can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Thursday, Zynga Inc.'s shares recorded heavy trading as a total of 39.18 million shares changed hands, as compared with its three-month average volume of 36.55 million shares. The stock traded at an intraday trading range of $4.10 and $4.38, before closing the day at $4.29, up 4.36%. Zynga Inc.'s shares have rallied 6.96% in the past three trading sessions, 20.82% in the previous three months, and 12.87% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.20% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 advanced 1.42% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $3.90 and at a PE ratio of 104.63. Furthermore, the stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 43.85. Sign up today to read free research on ZNGA at:
Microsoft Corp.'s stock recorded heavy trading as a total of 36.69 million shares changed hands, against its three-month average volume of 38.69 million shares. On Thursday, the stock finished the day at $40.01, down 0.97% and at an intraday range of $39.51 and $40.20. Microsoft Corp.'s shares have advanced 2.12% in the past three trading sessions, 9.98% in the last one month, and 6.95% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.97% in the last one month, while the NASDAQ Composite Index declined 5.49% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $38.79 and $35.87, respectively. Additionally, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 14.07 and have an RSI of 53.46. Sign up today to read free research on MSFT at:
Intel Corp.'s shares recorded heavy trading as a total of 38.11 million shares changed hands, against its three-month average volume of 32.43 million shares. On Thursday, the stock closed the day at $27.04, up 0.41% with an intraday fluctuation between $26.79 and $27.16. Shares of Intel Corp. have surged 6.35% in the last one month, 4.60% in the previous three months, and 4.18% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index advanced 0.20% in the previous three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index lost 2.43% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $25.24 and $24.21, respectively. Further, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 14.63 and have an RSI of 67.49. Sign up today to read free research on INTC at:
Shares in Sirius XM Holdings Inc. saw heavy trading as a total of 34.47 million shares changed hands on Thursday, as compared with its three-month average volume of 68.03 million shares. The stock ended the day at $3.14, down 0.95%, after trading at an intraday range of $3.13 and $3.19. Sirius XM Holdings Inc.'s shares have lost 6.55% in the last one month and 10.03% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index fell by 2.08% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 advanced 1.42% during the same period. The company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 38.02 and below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $3.38 and $3.64, respectively. Moreover, the company's shares have an RSI of 42.26. Sign up today to read free research on SIRI at:
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