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Consumer Discretionary Stocks Report -- Research on Barnes & Noble, Sally Beauty Holdings, PetSmart, and Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance

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LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 ended on a lower note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,268.99, down 0.60% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,173.58, down 1.43%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.70% lower at 1,852.56. The losses were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended 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: Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS), Sally Beauty Holdings Inc. (NYSE: SBH), PetSmart Inc. (NASDAQ: PETM) and Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. (NASDAQ: ULTA). Free technical research on BKS, SBH, PETM and ULTA can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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On Wednesday, shares in Barnes & Noble Inc. declined 2.07% to close at $20.39. A total of 0.94 million shares were traded, which is below the three months average volume of 1.60 million. The stock oscillated between $20.27 and $21.21 during the trading session. Barnes & Noble Inc.'s shares have fallen by 2.63% in the previous three trading sessions, but they have surged 10.40% in the last one month and 36.39% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Barnes & Noble Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $17.56 is above its 200-day moving average of $16.13. Furthermore, the stock is trading at a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 60.45. Sign up today to read free research on BKS at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/535-BKS-27Mar2014.pdf

Sally Beauty Holdings Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.04 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.89 million shares. The stock ended the day at $27.55, down 1.47% after vacillating between $27.54 and $28.31. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 18.25. Sally Beauty Holdings Inc.'s shares have fallen by 3.06% in the previous three trading sessions, 2.58% in the last one month, and 8.87% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Sally Beauty Holdings Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $28.36 is above its 200-day moving average of $28.15. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at an RSI of 45.30. Sign up today to read free research on SBH at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/535-SBH-27Mar2014.pdf

On Wednesday, PetSmart Inc.'s stock finished the session 0.71% lower at $68.30. The stock recorded trading volume of 1.77 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 1.85 million shares. The stock fluctuated between $68.27 and $69.62 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 16.95. PetSmart Inc.'s stock has fallen by 6.12% on YTD basis, but they have gained 3.45% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.53% in the last one month. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. PetSmart Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $70.48 is above its 50-day moving average of $65.57. Moreover, the stock is trading an RSI at of 61.33. Sign up today to read free research on PETM at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/535-PETM-27Mar2014.pdf

Shares in Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc. reported a trading volume of 1.33 million shares, as compared with a three months average volume of 1.30 million shares. The stock ended the day at $101.43, up 1.09% and at an intraday range of $101.42 and $105.00. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 32.10. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.'s shares have gained 0.59% in the previous three trading sessions, 12.43% in the last month, and 5.09% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrance Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $103.34 is above its 50-day moving average of $88.85. Furthermore, the stock is trading at an RSI of 64.78. Sign up today to read free research on ULTA at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/535-ULTA-27Mar2014.pdf

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