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LONDON, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The trading session on Friday, April 11, 2014 ended on a negative note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,026.75, down 0.89%, and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 3,999.73, down 1.34%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.95% lower at 1,815.69. The losses were broad based as all the 10 sectors ended the session in negative. Investor-Edge looks at some of the equities which attracted the most attention and traded the most shares during the session. These include Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), 3D Systems Corp. (NYSE: DDD), McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ: FAST). Free technical research on BBY, DDD, MCD and FAST can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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On Friday, Best Buy Co. Inc.'s shares recorded heavy trading as a total of 6.51 million shares changed hands, as compared with its three-month average volume of 10.93 million shares. The stock traded at an intraday trading range of $25.27 and $26.03, before closing the day at $25.51, down 2.67%. Best Buy Co. Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.89% in the last one month, 32.53% in the previous three months, and 36.03% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index mapped a loss of 5.10% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 lost 1.26% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $25.59 and $33.59, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 41.72 and is trading at a PE ratio of 12.81. Sign up today to read free research on BBY at:

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3D Systems Corp.'s stock recorded heavy trading as a total of 6.55 million shares changed hands, against its three-month average volume of 6.06 million shares. On Friday, the stock finished the day at $48.07, down 1.46% and at an intraday range of $47.17 and $50.85. 3D Systems Corp.'s shares have lost 21.94% in the last one month and 48.27% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index mapped a loss of 1.56% in the last one month, while the NASDAQ Composite Index declined 5.79% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $65.35 and $63.89, respectively. Additionally, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 85.28 and have an RSI of 23.72. Sign up today to read free research on DDD at:

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Shares in McDonald's Corp. recorded heavy trading as a total of 6.55 million shares changed hands, against its three-month average volume of 5.41 million shares. On Friday, the stock closed the day at $99.29, down 0.14% with an intraday fluctuation between $99.06 and $99.73. Shares of McDonald's Corp. have gained 0.59% in the last one month, 3.64% in the previous three months, and 2.33% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index declined 5.10% in the previous three months, while the NASDAQ Composite Index lost 4.38% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $96.25 and $96.56, respectively. Further, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 17.86 and have an RSI of 63.99. Sign up today to read free research on MCD at:

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Fastenal Co.'s shares saw heavy trading as a total of 6.79 million shares changed hands on Friday, as compared with its three-month average volume of 2.66 million shares. The stock ended the day at $49.86, down 1.71%, after trading at an intraday range of $48.63 and $52.21. Fastenal Co.'s shares have advanced 2.00% in the last one month, 4.53% in the previous three months, and 4.95% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index fell by 2.18% in the previous three months, while the S&P 500 declined 1.26% during the same period. The company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 32.94 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $47.65 and $47.54, respectively. Moreover, the company's shares have an RSI of 53.84. Sign up today to read free research on FAST at:

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