LONDON, August 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, August 05, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,352.84, down 0.71%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.84% lower at 16,429.47, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,920.21, down 0.97%. The losses were broad based as all the ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index ended the day at 307.79, down 0.95%, and the index has declined 2.77% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), North American Palladium Ltd (NYSE MKT: PAL), Paramount Gold and Silver Corporation (NYSE MKT: PZG), Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN), and Crown Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CCK). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:
On Tuesday, Vulcan Materials Co.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 1.49 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 0.81 million shares. The stock finished the day at $62.25, down 1.61%, and registered an intraday range of $61.60 and $64.26. Shares of Vulcan Materials Co. have declined 3.28% in the last one month and 4.25% in the past three months. However, the stock has advanced 4.76% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $63.77 is above its 200-day moving average of $61.65. Additionally, shares of Vulcan Materials Co. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 44.67. Sign up and read the free notes on VMC at:
North American Palladium Ltd's stock fell by 1.35%, to close Tuesday's session at $0.26, after oscillating between $0.25 and $0.27. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.23 million shares, below its three months average volume of 4.64 million shares. Over the past three trading sessions and last one month, North American Palladium Ltd's shares have lost 4.96% and 14.98%, respectively. Also, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has plummeted 60.60%. The shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $0.45 is above its 50-day moving average of $0.30. Further, North American Palladium Ltd's stock has an RSI of 36.55. The complimentary notes on PAL can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
On Tuesday, shares in Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. finished the session 3.09% higher at $1.00. A total of 0.26 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.91 million shares. The stock moved between $0.96 and $1.01 during the session. Over the past three trading sessions and last one month, Paramount Gold and Silver Corp.'s shares have declined 1.96% and 0.99%, respectively. However, the stock has gone up 7.32% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $1.11 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $0.97. Shares of Paramount Gold and Silver Corp. have an RSI of 47.97. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on PZG at:
Olin Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $26.29 and $26.75 before ending Tuesday's session down 0.71%, at $26.49. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.51 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.80 million shares. Further, Olin Corp.'s shares have fallen by 1.82% over the last one month and 4.99% over the past three months. Also, the stock has lost 8.18% on YTD basis. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $26.94 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $26.69. Moreover, shares of Olin Corp. traded at a PE ratio of 14.85 and have an RSI of 50.35. The complete research on OLN is available for free at:
Crown Holdings Inc.'s stock declined 1.24%, to close Tuesday's session at $45.47, after vacillating between $45.36 and $46.06. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.75 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.92 million shares. Over the last one month and past three months, Crown Holdings Inc.'s shares have lost 10.24% and 3.77%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained 2.02%. The shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $49.40 is above its 200-day moving average of $45.49. Further, Crown Holdings Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 14.02 and has an RSI of 28.56. Free in depth research on CCK is available at:
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