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Equities to Watch in the Materials Sector -- Research on Packaging Corp. of America, Bemis, Ball, and Owens-Illinois

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LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Monday, March 24, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,226.39, down 1.18%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 0.16% to end the session at 16,276.69, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,857.44, down 0.49%. The losses were broad based as eight of ten sectors posted losses. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index finished the day at 297.05, down 0.81%, while the same has gained 2.42% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Packaging Corp. of America (NYSE: PKG), Bemis Co. Inc. (NYSE: BMS), Ball Corp. (NYSE: BLL) and Owens-Illinois Inc. (NYSE: OI). Free technical research on PKG, BMS, BLL and OI can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Packaging Corp. of America's shares recorded a trading volume of 1.26 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 0.95 million shares. The stock ended the day at $70.91, down 1.76% and recorded an intraday range of $70.65 and $73.63. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 21.62. Packaging Corp. of America's shares have declined 0.18% in the previous three trading sessions and 1.91% in the last one month, while the shares have gained 12.06% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $68.67 and $59.66, respectively. Furthermore, the stock is trading at a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 56.56. Sign up today to read free research on PKG at:

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On Monday, Bemis Co. Inc.'s stock edged 0.44% lower, closing the day at $38.17. The stock recorded trading volume of 0.74 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 0.72 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $37.91 and $38.70 during the trading session. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.68. Bemis Co. Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.37% in the previous three trading sessions, 1.24% in the last one month and 6.81% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $38.93 and $39.62, respectively. Moreover, the stock is trading at an RSI of 40.69. Sign up today to read free research on BMS at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/480-BMS-24Mar2014.pdf


Shares in Ball Corp. declined 1.13% to finish the day at $53.43. A total of 0.83 million shares were traded, which is below the three months average volume of 1.00 million. The company's shares oscillated between $53.24 and $54.30 during the session. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.18. Ball Corp.'s shares have lost 1.04% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.64% in the last one month, while the stock has advanced 3.43% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $53.09 and $48.18, respectively. Additionally, the stock is trading at an RSI of 47.47. Sign up today to read free research on BLL at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/480-BLL-24Mar2014.pdf


On Monday, shares in Owens-Illinois Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.04 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.17 million shares. The stock closed the day at $32.20, down 1.65% and at an intraday range of $32.01 and $33.06. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 11.97. Owens-Illinois Inc.'s shares have gained 0.12% in the previous three trading sessions, while the shares have fallen by 5.21% in the last one month and 10.01% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average. Owens-Illinois Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $33.13 is above its 200-day moving average of $31.31. Further, the stock is trading at an RSI of 46.63. Sign up today to read free research on OI at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/480-OI-24Mar2014.pdf


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