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|March 21, 2014 05:26 PM EDT||
LONDON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Thursday, March 20, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,331.05, up 0.67% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,319.29, up 0.27%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.60% higher at 1,872.01. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include LSI Corp. (NASDAQ: LSI), Occidental Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: OXY), North American Palladium Ltd (AMEX: PAL) and Standard Pacific Corp. (NYSE: SPF). Free technical research on LSI, OXY, PAL and SPF can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Thursday, LSI Corp.'s shares recorded heavy trading as a total of 11.26 million shares changed hands, as compared with a three-month average volume of 7.56 million shares. The stock traded at an intraday trading range of $11.05 and $11.08, before closing the day at $11.05, down 0.23%. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 39.12. LSI Corp.'s shares have fallen by 0.27% in the past three trading sessions and 0.36% in the last one month, while gaining 0.14% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a gain of 1.49% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 went up by 1.75% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $8.78. The stock is trading at a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.57. Sign up today to read free research on LSI at:
Shares in Occidental Petroleum Corp. witnessed heavy trading as a total of 10.87 million shares changed hands, against a three-month average volume of 3.85 million shares. On Thursday, the stock finished the day at $92.93, down 2.32% and at an intraday range of $91.20 and $94.75. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.39. Occidental Petroleum Corp.'s shares have fallen by 4.05% in the past three trading sessions, 2.59% in the last one month, and 2.28% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.43% in the last three months, while the S&P 500 went up by 2.95% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $92.55. The company's shares are trading at an RSI of 49.39. Sign up today to read free research on OXY at:
North American Palladium Ltd's shares reported heavy trading as a total of 7.26 million shares changed hands on Thursday, as compared with the three-month average volume of 5.83 million shares. The stock closed the day at $0.46, up 12.44% and at an intraday range of $0.42 and $0.48. North American Palladium Ltd's shares have surged 7.21% in the last three trading sessions and 28.06% in the last one month, while declining by 29.22% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index went up by 4.89% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 gained 2.95% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $0.48 and $0.80, respectively. The company's shares are trading at an RSI of 44.46. Sign up today to read free research on PAL at:
Standard Pacific Corp.'s stock recorded heavy trading on Thursday as a total of 5.54 million shares were exchanged, against a three-month average volume of 3.51 million shares. On Thursday, the stock finished the day at $8.60, down 2.71% and with an intraday fluctuation between $8.58 and $8.89. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 18.30. Standard Pacific Corp.'s shares have fallen by 4.97% on YTD basis, while advancing 0.82% in the past three trading sessions and 1.42% in the last one month. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index gained 1.73% in the last month, while the S&P 500 went up by 1.75% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $8.21. The company's shares have an RSI of 53.20. Sign up today to read free research on SPF at:
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