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LONDON, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The US markets saw a negative sentiment on Thursday, March 27, 2014, with the NASDAQ Composite closing at 4,151.23, down 0.54%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average ending the session at 16,264.23, down 0.03% and the S&P 500 edging 0.19% lower to finish the trading session at 1,849.04. During the session, Consumer Discretionary, Information Technology, and Financials sectors ended in negative, while some positive momentum were observed in the Energy, Utilities, and Telecommunication Services sectors. A number of stocks saw large movements, including Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. (NYSE: PBR), Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG), Alcoa Inc. (NYSE: AA) and Conn's Inc. (NASDAQ: CONN). Free technical research on PBR, PLUG, AA and CONN can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Shares in Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. edged 7.67% higher, finishing Thursday's session at $12.92. The stock fluctuated between $12.35 and $13.03 during the session with a trading volume of 58.22 million shares as compared to a three months average volume of 20.49 million shares. Shares in Petroleo Brasileiro S.A. have surged 7.94% in the previous three trading sessions and 12.15% in the last one month, while the same has fallen by 6.24% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 0.86% during the trading session and the same has charted up 1.53% in the last one month. Furthermore, the stock indicated a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 61.56 and is trading above its 50-day moving average of $11.39. Sign up today to read free research on PBR at:

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On Thursday, Plug Power Inc.'s stock ended the session at $6.89, up 6.82%. A total of 45.06 million shares were traded as compared to a three months average volume of 47.58 million shares. During the session, the stock traded between $6.21 and $7.19. Plug Power Inc.'s shares have rallied 57.67% in the last one month, 315.06% in the previous three months and 344.52% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.15% during the trading session and has lost 0.70% in the last one month. Further, the stock has an RSI of 52.30 and is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $4.69 and $1.80, respectively. Sign up today to read free research on PLUG at:

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Alcoa Inc.'s shares finished Thursday's session at $12.59 with a total volume of 50.49 million shares traded which is above the three months average volume of 27.52 million shares. The stock vacillated between $12.12 and $12.68 during the session and traded at a PE ratio of 39.98. Shares in Alcoa Inc. have advanced 4.66% in the last one month, 17.77% in the previous three months and 18.44% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.36% during the trading session and charted up 0.87% in the last three months. Additionally, the stock indicated an RSI of 50.94 and is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $11.67 and $9.43, respectively. On Thursday, March 27, 2014, the company rolled out a new path-breaking world's lightest heavy-duty truck wheel, the Ultra ONE. This latest Alcoa innovation can help save up to 1,400 pounds per rig, enabling fleets to carry more goods while meeting stringent federal emissions regulations and that will help trucks shed pounds for increased payload and fuel efficiency. Following this announcement, the stock jumped 6.16%, recording a new 52-week high of $12.68. Sign up today to read free research on AA at:

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Conn's Inc.'s stock closed Thursday's session at $39.02, which is 13.04% higher than the previous day's closing price of $34.52. A total of 5.90 million shares were traded as compared to a three months average volume of 1.80 million shares. The stock oscillated between $35.34 and $39.90 during the trading session and traded at a PE ratio of 8.85. Shares in Conn's Inc. have gained 13.20% in the previous three trading sessions and 6.52% in the last one month, while the same has lost 50.41% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index mapped a loss of 0.46% during the trading session and 3.98% in the last one month. Moreover, the stock indicated an RSI of 36.41 and is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $47.78 and $57.96, respectively. During the day, Conn's Inc. reported its Q4 FY 2014 and full-year FY 2014. Q4 FY 2014 significant items include adjusted diluted earnings grew 37.0% YoY to $0.74 per share and diluted earnings increased 50.0% YoY to $0.75 per share. Full-year FY 2014 highlights include adjusted diluted earnings increased 57.7% YoY to $2.57 per share and diluted earnings grew 62.8% YoY to $2.54 per share. Sign up today to read free research on CONN at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/553-CONN-28Mar2014.pdf


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