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LONDON, May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Monday, May 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,143.86, up 1.77%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 0.68%, to finish the day at 16,695.47, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,896.65, up 0.97%. The gains were broad based with eight out of ten sectors ending the session in positive. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index ended the day at 689.56, up 0.61%, with the index gaining 6.28% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD), Oceaneering International Inc. (NYSE:OII), RPC Inc. (NYSE:RES) and Oil States International Inc. (NYSE:OIS). Free technical research on PKD, OII, RES and OIS can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Monday, shares in Parker Drilling Co. fluctuated between $6.18 and $6.34 before ending the session 2.60% higher at $6.32. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.92 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 0.88 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 18.24. Parker Drilling Co.'s shares have lost 2.92% in the previous three trading sessions, 7.47% in the last one month, and 22.26% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $6.98 and $7.02, respectively. Moreover, shares of Parker Drilling Co. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 34.64. Sign up today to read free research on PKD at:
On Monday, shares in Oceaneering International Inc. edged 0.45% higher, to close the day at $71.97. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.79 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.04 million shares. The stock oscillated between $71.18 and $72.10 during the session. Over the past one month and over the previous three months, Oceaneering International Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.57% and 2.26%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 8.76% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $71.95, while the 50-day moving average is below Oceaneering International Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $77.08. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 20.16 and has an RSI of 45.51. Sign up today to read free research on OII at:
On Monday, RPC Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.62 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.30 million shares. The stock ended the day at $21.91, which was 0.64% above its previous day's closing of $21.77, and registered an intraday range of $21.52 and $21.96. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 26.85. Although RPC Inc.'s stock has lost 1.79% in the previous three trading sessions, it has gained 11.22% in the last one month and 22.75% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $20.32 and $17.64, respectively. Furthermore, shares of RPC Inc. have an RSI of 56.68. Sign up today to read free research on RES at:
Shares in Oil States International Inc. finished the Monday's session 1.32% higher at $96.26. A total of 0.33 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.60 million shares. The stock vacillated between $94.81 and $96.35 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and over the last one month, Oil States International Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.41% and 0.73%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has fallen by 5.37%. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $99.17 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $96.62. Oil States International Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.73 and has an RSI of 41.90. Sign up today to read free research on OIS at:
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