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Pre-Market Highlight of the Day:United Parcel Service, FedEx, C.H. Robinson Worldwide, and Expeditors Intl. of Washington

LONDON, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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On Thursday, December 12, 2013, the US equity market finished the day on a lower note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,775.50, down 0.38%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,739.43, down 0.66%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,998.40, down 0.14%. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index ended the day at 428.26, up 0.05%. The S&P 500 Air Freight & Logistics Industry Index closed at 533.27; and the same has gained 0.80% in the last one month and 14.35% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.44% and 5.47%, during the respective periods. The major movers in the industry included United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS), FedEx Corporation (NYSE: FDX), C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. (NASDAQ: CHRW), and Expeditors International of Washington Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPD). All these companies are tracked by Free technical research on UPS, FDX, CHRW, and EXPD can be downloaded upon signing up at:  

On Thursday, shares in United Parcel Service Inc. ended the day at $100.95, which is 0.08% higher than the previous day's closing price of $100.87. The company's shares fluctuated between $100.76 and $101.49 during the trading session. A total of 2.28 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.06 million. The company's shares have gained 1.13% in the last one month and 13.95% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.44% and 5.47%, during the respective periods. Additionally, United Parcel Service Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $103.04 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $97.37 and $89.25, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on UPS at:  

FedEx Corp.'s stock edged lower on Thursday, to finish the day at $136.34, down 0.12% from the previous day's closing price of $136.51. The company's shares oscillated between $136.27 and $137.53 during the trading session. A total of 1.78 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.39 million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's shares have gained 1.27% in the last one month and 25.79% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.44% and 5.47%, during the respective periods. Moreover, FedEx Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $130.54 and $109.74, respectively. The free report on FDX can be downloaded by signing up now at:

On Thursday, shares in C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc. fell 0.42%, tracking losses in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $57.01 and $57.56 before closing the day at $57.13. A total of 2.05 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.66 million. The company's shares have fallen by 1.35% in the previous three trading sessions, compared to a loss of 1.82% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, C.H. Robinson Worldwide Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $59.23 and $58.44, respectively. A free report on CHRW can be accessed by registering at:

Shares in Expeditors Intl. of Washington Inc. posted gains on Thursday, even as the broader market edged lower. The company's shares ended the day 0.31% higher at $42.63, after trading between $42.41 and $42.82. A total of 0.92 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.23 million. The company's shares have gained 0.05% in last one month, compared to a gain of 0.44% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Further, Expeditors Intl. of Washington Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $40.38. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on EXPD for free at:



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