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Investor-Edge.com Scans Top Materials Sector Equities: Praxair, Celanese, Eastman Chemical, and Air Products & Chemicals

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LONDON, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, March 12, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,323.33, up 0.37%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.07% to 16,340.08, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,868.20, up 0.03%. The gains were narrow based as four out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index finished the day at 297.37, down 0.07%, while the same has gained 8.04% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge.com has initiated coverage on the following equities: Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE: EMN), and Air Products & Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD). Free research on these four companies can be accessed at:  


Praxair Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.65 million shares on Wednesday, as compared with a three month average volume of 1.19 million shares. The stock ended the day at $132.08, up 0.37%, hitting a new 52-week high of $135.24 and at an intraday trading range of $130.66 and $135.24. The company's shares traded at a PE ratio of 21.89 and have gone up 1.58% on YTD basis. Praxair Inc.'s shares have advanced 3.12% in the last one month and 5.94% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Praxair Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $129.08 is above the 200-day moving average of $122.69. Furthermore, shares of the company are trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.49. Sign up and read the free notes on PX at:


On Wednesday, shares in Celanese Corp. edged 0.67% higher to close the day at $53.84. A total of 0.89 million shares were traded which is below the three months average volume of 1.12 million. The company's shares oscillated between $52.80 and $53.94 during the trading session. Celanese Corp.'s shares have gained 3.06% in the last one month, while the same has lost 2.11% in the previous three months and 2.66% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Celanese Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $53.07 is above the 200-day moving average of $51.79. Furthermore, the stock is trading at a PE ratio of 386.69 and at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 54.30. The complimentary notes on CE can be downloaded as in PDF format at:


Eastman Chemical Co.'s stock fell 0.85% on Wednesday, finishing the session at $85.41. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.96 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 1.81 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $85.01 and $86.00 during the session. The company's shares traded at a PE ratio of 13.26. Eastman Chemical Co.'s shares have advanced 4.61% in the last one month, 15.64% in the previous three months and 5.84% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Eastman Chemical Co.'s 50-day moving average of $80.99 is above the 200-day moving average of $77.42. Moreover, the stock is trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 64.36. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on EMN at:


On Wednesday, shares in Air Products & Chemicals Inc. witnessed a trading volume of 1.44 million shares, as compared with a three month average volume of 1.25 million shares. The stock ended the day at $119.75, down 0.66%, and at an intraday trading range of $119.44 and $120.23. The company's shares traded at a PE ratio of 21.62 and have gone up 7.13% on YTD basis. Shares in Air Products & Chemicals Inc. have surged 7.04% in the last one month and 11.42% in the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Air Products & Chemicals Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $113.05 is above the 200-day moving average of $106.16. Additionally, the company's shares are trading at the Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.76. The complete research on APD is available for free at:


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