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Technicals on the Fingertips: Cooper Tire & Rubber, Pilgrim's Pride, Whirlpool and Skechers USA

LONDON, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the U.S. equity market finished on a positive note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,833.32, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,357.55, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite Index finished at 4,155.42, up 0.16%. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index edged 0.27% higher to close the session at 524.46; and the same has gained 2.05% in the previous one month and 9.73% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.71% and 8.30% during the respective periods. The major movers in the Consumer Discretionary Sector included Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (NYSE: CTB), Pilgrim's Pride Corp. (NASDAQ: PPC), Whirlpool Corp. (NYSE: WHR) and Skechers U.S.A. Inc. (NYSE: SKX). initiated preliminary technical research on CTB, PPC, WHR, and SKX. These free reports are accessible by signing today at:  

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s stock advanced 0.77% on Tuesday, tracking gains in the US equity market. The company's shares closed the day at $22.18, after oscillating between $21.94 and $22.47 during the trading session. A total of 0.79 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume 1.84 million. Despite Tuesday's gains, the company's shares have lost 0.76% in the previous three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% during the same period. Further, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $24.24 and $27.94, respectively. The free technical analysis on CTB is available by signing up at:

Pilgrim's Pride Corp.'s stock fell 0.84% on Tuesday, ending the day at $16.45, after vacillating between $16.32 and $16.58 during the trading session. A total of 0.23 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.90 million. Despite Tuesday's decline, the company's shares have advanced 2.30% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% during the same period. Moreover, Pilgrim's Pride Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $15.52 and $14.07, respectively. Register now to download free research on PPC at:

Shares in Whirlpool Corp. hit a new 52-week high of $157.71 on Tuesday, finishing the day at $156.94, up 0.22%, after oscillating between $155.98 and $157.71 during the trading session. A total of 0.29 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.03 million. Whirlpool Corp.'s shares have gained 2.23% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.75% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.31% and 1.71% during the respective periods. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $147.45 and $131.86, respectively. A free report on WHR can be accessed by registering at:

Skechers U.S.A. Inc.'s stock closed the day at $33.41, up 0.24% from the previous day's closing price of $33.33. On Tuesday, the company's shares vacillated between $33.26 and $33.53 during the trading session. A total of 0.07 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.50 million. The company's shares have gained 2.96% in the previous three trading sessions and 12.95% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% and 8.30% during the respective periods. Further, Skechers U.S.A. Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $31.55 and $26.73, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on SKX for free at:


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