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Analytical Notes - Most Active Equities: Alcoa, Ford Motor, Bank of America, Verizon Communications and Facebook

NEW YORK, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

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The trading session on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 ended higher as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,395.88, up 1.41% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,351.97, up 1.75%. The S&P 500 finished the session 1.53% higher at 1,873.91. Investor-Edge.com looks at some of the equities which were most active during the session. These include Alcoa Inc. (NYSE:AA), Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F), Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC), Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ), and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  

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Alcoa Inc.'s shares saw heavy trading as a total of 18.54 million shares changed hands, as compared with a 3-month average volume of 27.05 million shares. The stock ended the day at $11.80, up 1.55% and at an intraday range of $11.66 and $11.89. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 37.47. Alcoa Inc.'s shares have lost 1.91% in the past three trading sessions, while the stock gained 3.06% in the last one month, and 11.01% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Material sector Index mapped a gain of 9.82% in the last one-month, while the S&P 500 went up by 6.76% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Alcoa Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $9.13 is below the 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $11.13 and $9.13. The company's stock is trading at an RSI of 53.24. Sign up and read the free notes on AA at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03052014/AA/report.pdf

On Monday, shares in Ford Motor Co. saw heavy trading as a total of 33.07 million shares changed hands, as compared with a 3-month average volume of 45.46 million shares. The stock ended the day at $15.37, up 1.12% and at an intraday trading range of $15.27 and $15.39. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.87. Ford Motor Co.'s shares have lost 0.13% in the past three trading sessions, and have declined 0.39% on YTD basis, while the stock gained 3.36% in the last one month. The Consumer Discretionary sector Index mapped a gain of 8.14% in the past one month while S&P 500 went up by 6.76% during the same period. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The company's stock is trading at an RSI of 46.11. The complimentary notes on F can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03052014/F/report.pdf

Bank of America Corp.'s shares saw heavy trading as a total of 100.84 million shares were exchanged as compared with a 3-month average volume of 104.10 million shares. The stock ended the day at $16.73, up 2.64% and fluctuated between $16.43 and $16.74. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 10.94. Bank of America Corp.'s shares have gained 1.46% in the past three trading sessions and 2.32% in the last one month. Moreover, the stock witnessed gains of 7.45% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Financial sector Index mapped a gain of 5.71% in the past one month, as compared to the S&P 500, which gained 6.76% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The company's stock is trading at an RSI of 45.49. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on BAC at:

 http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03052014/BAC/report.pdf

Shares in Verizon Communications Inc. saw heavy trading as a total of 52.23 million shares changed hands, as compared with a 3-month average volume of 34.77 million shares. The stock ended the day at $47.90, up 1.25% and at an intraday range of $47.47 and $48.39. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 16.87. Verizon Communications Inc.'s shares have gained 0.84% in the past three trading sessions, and 2.31% in the last one month, while the shares have declined 2.52% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Telecommunication services sector Index mapped a gain of 2.30% in the last one-month, while the S&P 500 went up by 6.76% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. The company's stock is trading at an RSI of 50.84. The complete research on VZ is available for free at

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03052014/VZ/report.pdf

Facebook Inc.'s shares saw heavy trading as a total of 41.99 million shares changed hands, as compared with a 3-month average volume of 64.63 million shares. The stock ended the day at $68.80, up 2.06% and at an intraday range of $67.62 and $68.90. The stock traded at a PE ratio of 116.61. Facebook Inc.'s shares have lost 0.20% in the past three trading sessions, while the stock witnessed gain of 9.64% in the last one month, and 25.89% on YTD basis. The S&P 500 Information technology sector Index mapped a gain of 6.80% in the past one month, whereas the NASDAQ Composite went up by 7.95% during the same period. The stock is trading above its 50- day and 200-day moving averages. The company's shares have an RSI of 58.93. Read the newest analysis on FB totally free of charge at:

http://www.Investor-Edge.com/03052014/FB/report.pdf

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