LONDON, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,131.54, up 0.85%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.97% higher at 16,533.06, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,888.03, up 0.81%. The gains were broad based as all the ten sectors edged higher. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 294.47, up 0.78% with the index also advancing 1.99% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC), Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ: AINV), National Retail Properties Inc. (NYSE: NNN) and The GEO Group Inc. (NYSE: GEO). Free technical research on ARCC, AINV, NNN and GEO can be downloaded upon signing up at:
On Wednesday, shares in Ares Capital Corp. fluctuated between $16.95 and $17.10 before ending the session 0.24% higher at $17.06. Ares Capital Corp.'s stock reported a trading volume of 1.45 million shares, below to its three months average volume of 2.18 million shares. Ares Capital Corp.'s shares have declined 1.04% in the last one month and 3.72% since start of this year. However, the company's stock has gained 1.07% in the previous three trading sessions. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 10.53. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $17.25 and $17.52, respectively. Moreover, shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 49.48. Sign up today to read free research on ARCC at:
On Wednesday, Apollo Investment Corp.'s stock advanced 1.36%, to close the day at $8.17. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.75 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 3.68 million shares. The stock oscillated between $8.12 and $8.23 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, Apollo Investment Corp.'s shares have gained 2.90% and 0.62%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 3.60% since the start of this year. The stock is trading below its 200-day moving average of $8.40.Additionally, shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 5.99 and has an RSI of 51.32. Sign up today to read free research on AINV at:
On Wednesday, shares in National Retail Properties Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.02 million shares, higher than its three months average volume of 1.13 million shares. The stock ended the day at $34.60, which was 0.55% below its previous day's closing of $34.79, and registered an intraday range of $34.01 and $34.90. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 31.17. Although National Retail Properties Inc.'s shares have edged 0.37% lower in the previous three months, it has advanced 1.08% in the last one month and 14.08% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $34.31 and $32.91, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 50.89. Sign up today to read free research on NNN at:
The Geo Group Inc.'s stock finished the Wednesday's session at its previous day's closing price $32.71. A total of 1.31 million shares were traded, which was above its three months average volume of 0.53 million shares. The stock moved between $32.54 and $33.20 during the session. Over the last one month and over the previous three months, The Geo Group Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.27% and 0.55%, respectively. However, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has gained an upside of 1.52%. The company's shares are trading below their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 200-day moving average of $33.01 is greater than its 50-day moving average of $32.76. The Geo Group Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 18.08 and has an RSI of 41.50. Sign up today to read free research on GEO at:
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