LONDON, January 12, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), Unum Group (NYSE: UNM), CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO), Manulife Financial Corporation (NYSE: MFC), and Validus Holdings Ltd (NYSE: VR). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Friday, January 09, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,704.07, down 0.68%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.95%, to finish the day at 17,737.37, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,044.81, down 0.84%. The losses were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 325.36, down 1.34%, while the index has advanced 7.00% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:
Aflac Inc.'s stock finished Friday's session 2.12% lower at $58.63. A total of 3.00 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 2.25 million shares. The stock moved between $58.55 and $60.17 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and the last one year, Aflac Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.54% and 10.04%, respectively. However, the stock has gained 3.73% in the past three months. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $60.76 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $59.77. Aflac Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.32 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.95. Sign up and read the free notes on AFL at:
On Friday, shares in Unum Group fluctuated between $33.00 and $33.75 before ending the session 2.25% lower at $33.01. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.76 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.96 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 9.54. Although, Unum Group's shares have advanced 0.27% in the previous three trading sessions, it has lost 0.45% in the last three months and 4.95% in the last one year. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $33.88 and $34.34, respectively. Moreover, shares of Unum Group have an RSI of 41.85. The complimentary notes on UNM can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
CNO Financial Group Inc.'s stock lost 3.69%, to close the day at an intra-day low of $15.92. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.43 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.30 million shares. The stock oscillated between $15.92 and $16.51 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past three months, CNO Financial Group Inc.'s shares have fallen by 2.33% and 3.10%, respectively. Further, the stock has lost 12.00% in the previous one year. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $17.25 is above its 200-day moving average of $17.15. Additionally, CNO Financial Group Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.42 and has an RSI of 35.09. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on CNO at:
On Friday, shares in Manulife Financial Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.17 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.68 million shares. The stock ended the day at $17.94, which was 2.13% below its previous day's closing of $18.33, and registered an intraday range of $17.82 and $18.31. Although Manulife Financial Corp.'s shares have advanced 0.34% in the previous three trading sessions, it has lost 2.07% in the last three months and 11.45% in the past one year. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $19.07 and $19.28, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Manulife Financial Corp. have an RSI of 36.58. The complete research on MFC is available for free at:
Validus Holdings Ltd's stock declined 1.00%, to close Friday's session at $40.68, after oscillating between $40.54 and $41.32. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.50 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.73 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions and the last three months, Validus Holdings Ltd's shares have advanced 1.42% and 3.93%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 7.88% in the last one year. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $40.77 is above its 200-day moving average of $38.70. Further, Validus Holdings Ltd's stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.62 and has an RSI of 47.11. Free in depth research on VR is available at:
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