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Active Equities to Watch in the Specialized Finance Industry -- Moody's, Intercontinental Exchange, CBOE Holdings, NASDAQ OMX, and McGraw Hill Financial

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LONDON, August 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --


The US markets on Thursday, August 21, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,039.49, up 0.36% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,532.10, up 0.12%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.29% higher at 1,992.37. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 311.92, up 1.12%, with the index advancing 5.93% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), Intercontinental Exchange Inc. (NYSE: ICE), CBOE Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE), The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. (NASDAQ: NDAQ), and McGraw Hill Financial Inc. (NYSE: MHFI). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  

http://investor-edge.com/register

On Thursday, Moody's Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $91.91 and $92.85 before ending the session 0.71 % higher at $92.55. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.63 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.83 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 24.07. Moody's Corp.'s shares have advanced 1.37 % in the previous three trading sessions, 2.45 % in the last one month, and 17.94 % on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $88.85 and $80.85, respectively. Moreover, shares of Moody's Corp. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.71. Sign up and read the free notes on MCO at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/MCO-22Aug2014

Intercontinental Exchange Inc.'s stock edged 0.89% higher, to close the day at $188.57. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.86 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 0.89 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $185.52 and $188.65 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, Intercontinental Exchange Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.75% and 4.00%, respectively. Further, the stock has lost 16.16% since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, while the 200-day moving average of $202.74 is above Intercontinental Exchange Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $191.09. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 25.57 and has an RSI of 43.26. The complimentary notes on ICE can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/ICE-22Aug2014

On Thursday, shares in CBOE Holdings Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.57 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 0.75 million shares. The stock ended the day at $51.01, which was 0.02 % below its previous day's closing of $51.02, and registered an intraday range of $50.54 and $51.12. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.76. Although CBOE Holdings Inc.'s stock has fallen by 1.43 % in the previous three trading sessions, it has advanced 2.86 % in the last one month and 4.02 % in the past three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $49.19, which is below the stock's 200-day moving average of $51.45. Furthermore, shares of CBOE Holdings Inc. have an RSI of 59.26. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on CBOE at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/CBOE-22Aug2014

The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.'s stock edged 0.05 % higher to end Thursday's session at $42.75. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.58 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.26 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $42.49 and $42.91 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 16.07. The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.'s shares have advanced 7.41% since the start of this year. Further, the stock has gained 4.12% in the last one month and 17.77 % over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $40.20 is above its 200-day moving average of $38.46. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 65.08. The complete research on NDAQ is available for free at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/NDAQ-22Aug2014

On Thursday, McGraw Hill Financial Inc.'s stock finished the session 0.47% higher at $79.47. A total of 1.09 million shares were traded, which was marginally below its three months average volume of 1.12 million shares. The stock vacillated between $79.12 and $79.63 during the session. Over the previous three trading sessions and over the last one month, McGraw Hill Financial Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.60 % and 2.82 %, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has advanced 1.62 %. The company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $81.62 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $78.01. McGraw Hill Financial Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.53 and has an RSI of 43.08. Free in depth research on MHFI is available at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/MHFI-22Aug2014

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