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Consumer Discretionary Equities Technical Commentary -- Research on Five Below, CST Brands, Rent-A-Center, and Aaron's

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LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,173.58, down 1.43%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell by 0.60% to close the session at 16,268.99, and the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,852.56, down 0.70%. The losses were broad based with nine out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index finished the day at 508.44, down 0.79%, and the same has declined 3.17% in the last one month.
Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Five Below Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE), CST Brands Inc. (NYSE: CST), Rent-A-Center Inc. (NASDAQ: RCII) and Aaron's Inc. (NYSE: AAN). Free technical research on FIVE, CST, RCII and AAN can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Shares in Five Below Inc. recorded a trading volume of 6.62 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.04 million shares. The stock ended the day at $42.34, up 11.42% after vacillating between $41.90 and $44.35. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 70.20. Five Below Inc.'s shares have gained 9.72% in the previous three trading sessions and 9.38% in the last one month, while the same has declined 1.99% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $37.36 and $41.84, respectively. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 50.17. On March 25, 2014, Five Below Inc. announced its Q4 FY 2013 and FY 2013 (period ended February 1, 2014) financial results. The Company's Net income attributable to common shareholders increased 31.0% YoY to $24.5 million Q4 FY 2013, while the same for FY 2013 came in at $31.7 million, against a net loss of 45.4 million in FY 2012. Sign up today to read free research on FIVE at:

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On Wednesday, shares in CST Brands Inc. finished the session 3.73% higher at $31.12. A total of 2.13 million shares were traded, which is above the three months average volume of 0.86 million. The stock fluctuated between $30.04 and $31.38 during the session. CST Brands Inc.'s stock has advanced 1.30% in the previous three trading sessions, while the same has fallen by 2.57% in the last one month and 15.25% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $31.44 and $31.98, respectively. Moreover, the stock is trading at an RSI of 34.59. Sign up today to read free research on CST at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/542-CST-27Mar2014.pdf

Shares in Rent-A-Center Inc. reported a trading volume of 0.61 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 0.87 million shares. The stock ended the day at $25.96, down 0.35% and at an intraday range of $25.73 and $26.25. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 11.19. Rent-A-Center Inc.'s shares have gained 5.53% in the last month, while the stock has lost 0.12% in the previous three trading sessions and 22.14% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $26.30 and $33.99, respectively. Furthermore, the stock is trading at an RSI of 57.27. Sign up today to read free research on RCII at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/542-RCII-27Mar2014.pdf

On Wednesday, shares in Aaron's Inc. edged 0.39% lower to close the day at $30.56. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.41 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 1.47 million shares. The stock oscillated between $30.41 and $30.98 during the trading session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 16.20. Aaron's Inc.'s shares have fallen by 2.98% in the previous three trading sessions and 0.75% in the last one month, while the shares have gained 3.95% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $29.27 and $28.64, respectively. Furthermore, the stock is trading at an RSI of 50.44. Sign up today to read free research on AAN at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/542-AAN-27Mar2014.pdf

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