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Technical Briefing on Machinery Equities -- Illinois Tool Works, Stanley Black and Decker, Timken, Meritor, and Allison Transmission Holdings

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LONDON, August 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, August 15, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,464.93, up 0.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.30% lower at 16,662.91, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,955.06, down 0.01%. The gains were broad based as six out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index ended the day at 454.93, down 0.28%, and the index has declined 2.65% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE: ITW), Stanley Black and Decker Inc. (NYSE: SWK), The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR), Meritor Inc. (NYSE: MTOR), and Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  

http://investor-edge.com/register

On Friday, Illinois Tool Works Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 2.80 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.78 million shares. The stock finished the day at $87.02, up 0.33%, and registered an intraday range of $86.36 and $87.40. Illinois Tool Works Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.69% in the last one month and 1.62% in the past three months. Also, the stock has gone up 3.50% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $86.32 is above its 200-day moving average of $83.00. Additionally, shares of Illinois Tool Works Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 21.06 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 63.55. Sign up and read the free notes on ITW at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/ITW-18Aug2014

Stanley Black and Decker Inc.'s stock fell by 0.29%, to close Friday's session at $89.78, after oscillating between $89.10 and $90.40. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.83 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.94 million shares. Over the last one month and past three months, Stanley Black and Decker Inc.'s shares have gained 5.61% and 4.76%, respectively. Also, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has surged 11.27%. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $87.66 is above its 200-day moving average of $83.09. Further, Stanley Black and Decker Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.39 and has an RSI of 59.73. The complimentary notes on SWK can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/SWK-18Aug2014

On Friday, The Timken Co.'s stock finished the session 0.44% lower at $45.63. A total of 0.76 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.01 million shares. The stock moved between $45.25 and $46.09 during the session. Over the last one month, The Timken Co.'s shares have declined 4.50%. However, the stock has gone up 2.39% over the past three months and 15.74% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $47.44 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $42.72. The Timken Co.'s shares traded at a PE ratio of 14.89 and have an RSI of 43.02. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on TKR at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/TKR-18Aug2014

Meritor Inc.'s stock fluctuated between $13.49 and $13.93 before ending Friday's session down 0.73%, at $13.57. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.51 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.68 million shares. Further, Meritor Inc.'s shares have advanced 0.97% over the past three trading sessions and 8.47% over the last one month. Also, the stock has surged 30.11% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $13.18 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $11.36. Moreover, shares of Meritor Inc. have an RSI of 62.04. The complete research on MTOR is available for free at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/MTOR-18Aug2014

Shares in Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. declined 0.63%, to close Friday's session at $29.76, after vacillating between $29.59 and $30.03. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.73 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.97 million shares. Over the last one month, shares of Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. have lost 5.61%. However, over the past three months and from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained 1.33% and 7.79%, respectively. The company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $30.69 is above its 200-day moving average of $29.06. Further, Allison Transmission Holdings Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 28.73 and has an RSI of 44.06. Free in depth research on ALSN is available at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/ALSN-18Aug2014

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