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Stocks Under Scan: Western Union, SLM Corp., MasterCard, and Capital One Financial

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LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Monday, March 10, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,334.45, down 0.04%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.21% to 16,418.68, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,877.17, down 0.05%. The losses were broad based with six of ten sectors edging lower. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index finished the day at 300.99, up 0.04%, while the same has gained 4.86% in the last one month. Meanwhile, the S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index declined 0.12% to end the day at 597.11. Investor-Edge.com has initiated coverage on the following equities: The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), SLM Corporation (NASDAQ: SLM), MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA), and Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE: COF). Free research on these four companies can be accessed at:  

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Shares in the Western Union Co. saw a trading of 4.98 million shares, as compared with a three month average volume of 6.75 million shares. The stock ended the day at $16.74, up 0.12% after vacillating between $16.68 and $16.88. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 11.65. Western Union's shares have fallen by 0.71% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.96% on YTD basis, while the same has gained 7.03% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Western Union Co.'s 200-day moving average of $17.26 is above the 50-day moving average of $16.36. Furthermore, shares of the company are trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.61. Sign up and read the free notes on WU at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03112014/WU/report.pdf

On Monday, SLM Corp.'s stock advanced 0.24% to close the day at $24.88. A total of 2.39 million shares were traded, which is below the three months average volume of 4.52 million. The company's shares oscillated between $24.65 and $24.96 during the trading session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 8.11. SLM Corp.'s shares have fallen by 5.33% on YTD basis, while the same has gained 2.47% in the previous three trading sessions and 8.93% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. SLM Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $24.63 is above the 50-day moving average of $24.43. Furthermore, the stock is trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.14. The complimentary notes on SLM can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03112014/SLM/report.pdf

MasterCard Inc.'s stock edged lower by 0.71%, finishing Monday's session at $77.39. The stock recorded trading volume of 3.31 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 8.06 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $77.27 and $77.94 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 29.59. MasterCard's shares have fallen by 1.04% in the previous three trading sessions and 7.37% on YTD basis. The stock gained 1.36% in the last one month, and it is trading above its 200-day moving average. MasterCard Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $79.11 is above the 200-day moving average of $69.27. Moreover, the stock is trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.32. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on MA at:

 http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03112014/MA/report.pdf

On Monday, shares in Capital One Financial Corp. recorded trading volume of 1.94 million shares, as compared with a three month average volume of 2.88 million shares. The stock ended the day at $75.15, up 0.19% and fluctuated between $74.48 and $75.29. Shares of company traded at a PE ratio of 9.94 during the trading session. Capital One Financial Corp.'s shares have fallen by 1.91% on YTD basis, while the same has advanced 1.06% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.30% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The company's 50-day moving average of $73.26 is above the 200-day moving average of $69.06. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.61. The complete research on COF is available for free at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03112014/COF/report.pdf

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