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Pre-Market Scans on Equities that Hit New Highs -- Research on Northern Trust, Royal Caribbean Cruises, Humana and FNB Corp.

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LONDON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, March 20, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,319.29, up 0.27%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed the session at 16,331.05, up 0.67% and the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,872.01, higher by 0.60%. The gains were broad based with 9 of 10 sectors ended the session in positive. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities that hit a new 52-week high during the last session. These include Northern Trust Corp. (NASDAQ: NTRS), Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (NYSE: RCL), Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) and FNB Corp. (NYSE: FNB). Free technical research on NTRS, RCL, HUM and FNB can be downloaded upon signing up at:

Northern Trust Corp.'s stock fluctuated in the range of $63.43 and $66.10 during Thursday's session, hitting a new 52-week high of $66.10. The company's stock reported a gain of 2.60%, ending the day at $65.58. A total of 2.50 million shares were traded, which is above the 3-month average volume of 1.18 million shares. The company's shares have gained 6.56% in the last one month and 7.84% in the previous three months. The S&P 500 Financials sector Index posted gains of 4.72% in the last one month and 3.71% in the previous three months. The company's shares traded at PE ratio of 21.94 and were up 5.96% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $61.61 and $58.50, respectively. Moreover, the company's shares were trading at a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.20. Sign up today to read free research on NTRS at:

On Thursday, Shares in Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd closed the day at $54.44, up 2.56%, hitting a new 52-week high of $54.49. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.07 million shares, compared with the 3-month average volume of 1.89 million shares. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's shares were traded at a PE ratio of 21.24 and were up 14.80% on YTD basis. Shares of the company have advanced 6.56% in the past three trading sessions and surged 15.93% in the last three months. The stock has witnessed a gain of 5.98% in the last one month. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary sector Index mapped a gain of 0.24% during the session and the same has charted up by 1.73% during the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd's 50-day moving average of $50.46 is above the 200-day moving average of $42.07. The company's stock was trading at an RSI stood at 60.89. Sign up today to read free research on RCL at:

On Thursday, Humana Inc.'s stock gained 1.56%, to finish the day at $118.78, hitting a new 52-week high of $119.93. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.70 million shares, compared with the 3-month average volumes of 1.80 million shares during the Thursday's session. The company's shares traded at a PE ratio of 15.97 and were up 15.07% on YTD basis. Shares of Humana Inc. have surged 16.18% in the last one month and 16.58% in the previous three months. The S&P 500 Health Care sector Index mapped a loss of 0.02% during the session while the same has advanced 7.91% during the last three months. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $102.69 and $95.74, respectively. Furthermore, the company's shares were trading at an RSI of 75.06. Sign up today to read free research on HUM at:

Shares in FNB Corp. finished Thursday's session at $13.51, reporting 2.12% gain after hitting a new 52-weeks high of $13.55. A total of 1.51 million shares were traded, as compared to the 3-months average volume of 0.97 million shares. The company's stock traded between $13.20 and $13.55 during the trading session. The company's shares have advanced 15.97 % in the last one month and 8.95% in the previous three months. FNB Corp.'s stocks traded at PE ratio of 16.25 and were up 7.05% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financials sector Index mapped a gain of 1.65% during the session and charted up by 4.72% during the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The company's 200-day moving average of $12.36 is above the 50-day moving average of $12.35. The RSI of FNB Corp. stood at 73.12. Sign up today to read free research on FNB at:


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