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Market Momentum - 52-Weeks Highs: Youku Tudou, The Blackstone, NXP Semiconductors, and LyondellBasell Industries

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LONDON, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, March 06, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,352.13, down 0.13% for the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the session at 16,421.89, up 0.38%, and the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,877.03, higher by 0.17%. The gains were broad based with 7 of 10 sectors going up. looks at some of the equities that during the last session hit a new 52-week high. These include Youku Tudou Inc. (NYSE: YOKU), Blackstone Group L.P. (NYSE:BX), NXP Semiconductor N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI), and LyondellBasell Industries N.V. (NYSE:LYB). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:

On Thursday, Youku Tudou Inc.'s stock gained 3.16%, to finish the day at $36.85, after hitting a new 52-week high of $37.74. The company stock has a 3-month average volume of 3.51 million shares compared with the volume of 5.27 million shares during Thursday's session. Youku Tudou Inc.'s shares have advanced 21.62% on YTD basis. Shares of the company have surged 8.64% during the past three trading sessions and 21.82% in the previous three months. The company's stock has advanced 29.03% in the last one month. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.01% during the trading session and charted up 5.85% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above both its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Youku Tudou Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $26.21 is below the 50-day moving average of $31.37. Moreover, the stock's RSI stood at 71.20. Sign up and read the free notes on YOKU at:

Shares in The Blackstone Group L.P. ended Thursday's session at $34.44, up 0.15%, hitting a new 52-week high of $35.17. A total of 4.46 million shares were traded, as compared to the 3-months average volume of 5.03 million shares. The company's stock fluctuated between $34.21 and $35.17 during the session. The company's shares have surged 10.17% in the last one month and have witnessed a gain of 21.95% in the previous three months. Shares of the company have gained 9.33% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.68% during the session and has gained 5.75% during the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Blackstone Group L.P.'s 200-day moving average of $26.15 is below the 50-day moving average of $31.90. The RSI of the company stood at 67.66. The complimentary notes on BX can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

On Thursday, NXP Semiconductor N.V.'s stock traded in the range of $57.81 and $59.93, hitting a new 52-week high of $59.93. The company's stock reported a gain of 4.05%, ending the day at $59.91. A total of 4.94 million shares were traded, which is above the 3-months average volume of 3.40 million. The company's shares have surged 20.79% in the last one month and 35.45% in the previous three months. The stock traded at a PE Ratio of 32.21 and was up 30.44% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index posted gains of 1.64% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.64% in the last one month. The company's stock is trading above both its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. NXP Semiconductor N.V.'s 200-day moving average of $39.60 is below the 50-day moving average of $49.08. The stock is trading at RSI of 71.63. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on NXPI at:

LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s stock gained 1.07%, to close the day at $91.06 hitting a new 52-week high of $91.94. The stock recorded a trading volume of 4.13 million shares, compared with the 3-month average volume of 3.44 million shares. LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s shares traded at a PE Ratio of 13.35 and were up 13.43% on YTD basis. Shares of the company have advanced 2.93% in the past three trading sessions and 18.95% in the previous three months. The stock has witnessed a gain of 15.09% in the last one month. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.36% during the session and has advanced 8.60% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s 200-day moving average of $74.02 is below the 50-day moving average of $81.38. Furthermore, shares of the company were trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 79.41. The complete research on LYB is available for free at:


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