LONDON, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The trading session on Monday, March 10, 2014 ended on a lower note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,418.68, down 0.21% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,334.45, down 0.04%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.05% lower at 1,877.17. The losses were broad based with six out of ten sectors edging lower. The session saw a positive impact from Health Care, Energy and Consumer Staple sectors along with a drag from Industrials, Consumer Discretionary and Telecommunication Services sectors. Investor-Edge.com looks at some of the equities which were most active during the session. These include Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE:CLF), CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE:CX), Peabody Energy Corp. (NYSE:BTU), and United States Steel (NYSE:X), Free research on these four companies can be accessed at:
Shares in Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. saw heavy trading as a total of 12.23 million shares changed hands on Monday, as compared with the three-month average volume of 8.77 million shares. The stock closed the day at $17.95, down 3.75%, and at an intraday range of $17.40 and $18.28. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 3.92. The Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.'s shares have declined 6.02% in the past three trading sessions, 12.78% in the last one month, and 31.51% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index mapped a gain of 6.04% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 gained 4.30% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $21.73 and $21.71, respectively. The company's shares have an RSI of 34.01. Sign up and read the free notes on CLF at:
On Monday, shares in CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. saw heavy trading as a total of 13.32 million shares changed hands, against a three-month average volume of 14.71 million shares. The stock finished the day at $12.69, down 2.23% after fluctuating between $12.62 and $13.00 during the session. CEMEX's shares have lost 1.86% in the past three trading sessions, while gaining 0.63% in the last one month, and 7.27% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index has declined 0.21% in the previous three trading sessions, while the S&P 500 has gained 0.18% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $12.54 and $11.48, respectively. The company's shares have an RSI of 53.43. The complimentary notes on CX can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
Peabody Energy Corp.'s shares saw heavy trading as a total of 9.73 million shares were exchanged, against a three-month average volume of 6.93 million shares. On Monday, the stock ended at $16.08, down 3.65% after oscillating between $15.95 and $16.50. Peabody Energy Corp.'s shares have fallen by 6.57% in the past three trading sessions, 1.77% in the last one month, and 17.67% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Energy Sector Index mapped a gain of 5.27% in the last one month, while the S&P 500 was up by 4.30% during the same period. The company's shares are trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $17.44 and $17.76, respectively. The stock is trading at an RSI of 43.74. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on BTU at:
United States Steel Corp.'s saw heavy trading as a total of 8.39 million shares changed hands on Monday, as compared with the three-month average volume of 7.17 million shares. The stock finished the day at $24.50, down 1.37% after vacillating between $24.00 and $24.91. United States Steel Corp.'s shares have gained 0.25% in the past three trading sessions, while falling by 4.26% in the last one month, and 16.95% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index mapped a gain of 7.15% in the last three months, while the S&P 500 was up by 4.14% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average. United States Steel Corp.'s 200-day moving average of $22.58 is below the 50-day moving average of $26.64. The company's shares are trading at an RSI of 45.96. The complete research on X is available for free at:
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