LONDON, January 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG), Assurant Inc. (NYSE: AIZ), AmTrust Financial Services Inc. (NASDAQ: AFSI), The Chubb Corporation (NYSE: CB), and Axis Capital Holdings Ltd (NYSE: AXS). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at: http://investor-edge.com/register. On Thursday, January 08, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,736.19, up 1.84%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.84%, to finish the day at 17,907.87, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,062.14, up 1.79%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 329.77, up 1.47%, with the index also advancing 7.57% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports on these five stocks at:
On Thursday, shares in The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. fluctuated between $40.96 and $41.37 before ending the session 1.08% higher at $41.06. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.84 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.30 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 12.22. The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.37% in the previous three trading sessions, 12.43% in the last three months and 14.76% in the past one year. The company's stock closed above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $40.84 and $37.05, respectively. Moreover, shares of The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 48.93. Sign up and read the free notes on HIG at:
Assurant Inc.'s stock gained 1.49%, to close the day at $66.57. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.76 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.55 million shares. The stock oscillated between $66.09 and $66.85 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past three months, Assurant Inc.'s shares have gained 0.48% and 7.28%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 2.65% in the previous one year. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $66.23, while the 200-day moving average is below Assurant Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $67.84. Additionally, Assurant Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 9.85 and has an RSI of 44.53. The complimentary notes on AIZ can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Thursday, shares in AmTrust Financial Services Inc. recorded a trading volume of 3.58 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 1.03 million shares. The stock ended the day at $52.05, which was 3.61% below its previous day's closing of $54.00, and registered an intraday range of $50.54 and $52.05. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 10.83. Although AmTrust Financial Services Inc.'s shares have lost 2.75% in the previous three trading sessions, it has surged 4.49% in the last three months and 47.91% in the past one year. The company's stock closed above its 200-day moving average of $44.65. Furthermore, shares of AmTrust Financial Services Inc. have an RSI of 41.77. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on AFSI at:
The Chubb Corp.'s stock gained 1.58%, to close Thursday's session at $103.54, after oscillating between $102.24 and $103.81. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.06 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 1.05 million shares. Over the last three trading sessions and the previous three months, The Chubb Corp.'s shares have advanced 1.91% and 11.74%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 12.79% in the last one year. The company's stock closed above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $102.19 is above its 200-day moving average of $94.28. Further, The Chubb Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.92 and has an RSI of 54.72. The complete research on CB is available for free at:
Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's stock finished Thursday's session 2.18% higher at $50.73. A total of 0.40 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.58 million shares. The stock moved between $49.80 and $50.74 during the session. Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's shares have surged 1.66% in the previous three trading sessions and 9.64% in the last three months. Additionally, the stock has gained 9.14% in the past one year. The company's shares closed above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $49.86 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $47.01. Axis Capital Holdings Ltd's stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.16 and has an RSI of 54.09. Free in depth research on AXS is available at:
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