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LONDON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The markets on Thursday, May 08, 2014 ended on a mixed note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day at 16,550.97, up 0.20%, and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,051.50, down 0.40%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.14% lower at 1,875.63. During the trading session, five out of ten sectors finished positive. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include Allegheny Technologies Inc. (NYSE:ATI), Visteon Corporation (NYSE:VC), Avis Budget Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CAR) and Patterson-UTI Energy Inc (NASDAQ:PTEN). Free technical research on ATI, VC, CAR and PTEN can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Allegheny Technologies Inc.'s stock ended the day at $42.05 on Thursday, up 1.84%, after hitting a new 52-week high of $42.66. A total of 2.52 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 1.50 million shares. The stock moved between $41.47 and $42.66. Over the last one month and past three months, Allegheny Technologies Inc.'s shares have rallied 10.60% and 34.91%, respectively. Moreover, since the beginning of the year, the company's stock has gained an upside of 18.02%. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index recorded a loss of 0.44% during the session, and the index has advanced 1.84% in the last one month. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $37.50 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $32.94. Allegheny Technologies Inc.'s stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.99. Sign up today to read free research on ATI at:
On Thursday, Visteon Corp.'s stock oscillated between $88.42 and $93.51, hitting a new 52-week high of $93.51. The company's stock closed the day 2.32% higher at $91.47. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 1.74 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.59 million shares. Visteon Corp.'s shares have advanced 6.03% in the last one month, 12.80% in the previous three months and 11.70% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.24% during the session, and the index has declined 0.89% in the last one month. Visteon Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $86.09 and $78.88, respectively. Further, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.04 and have a RSI of 58.98. Sign up today to read free research on VC at:
Avis Budget Group Inc.'s stock fell by 4.15% on Thursday, finishing the day at $51.79, after hitting a new 52-week high of $56.25. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.79 million shares, above its three months average volume of 2.13 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $51.47 and $56.25 during the trading session. Over the last one month and previous three months, Avis Budget Group Inc.'s shares have gained 4.35% and 32.97%, respectively. Also, the stock has surged 28.13% since the start of this year. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.03% during the session, and the index has advanced 4.82% in the past three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Additionally, Avis Budget Group Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $49.73 is above its 200-day moving average of $37.74. Furthermore, the stock has an RSI of 62.69. Sign up today to read free research on CAR at:
On Thursday, shares in Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. closed the day at $32.89, down 3.17%, after hitting a new 52-week high of $34.11. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.73 million shares, below its three month average volume of 3.13 million shares. Shares in Patterson-UTI Energy Inc. have gained 5.96% in the last one month, 16.88% in the previous three months and 29.90% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index finished the session down 1.28%, and the index has gone-up 4.68% in the last one month. Patterson-UTI Energy Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $31.04 and $25.32, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 25.88 and have an RSI of 66.03. Sign up today to read free research on PTEN at:
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