Click here to close now.

SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Bart Copeland, Andreas Grabner, Liz McMillan, Dana Gardner, Elizabeth White

News Feed Item

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

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

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom.

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:  

http://investor-edge.com/register

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

About Investor-Edge.com

At Investor-Edge, we provide our members with a simple and reliable way to leverage our economy of scale. Most investors do not have time to track all publicly traded companies, much less perform an in-depth review and analysis of the complexities contained in each situation. That's where Investor-Edge comes in. We provide a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters. Situation alerts, moving events, and upcoming opportunities.

EDITOR NOTES:

  • This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
  • Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
  • This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
  • If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] Investor-edge.com.
  • For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] Investor-edge.com.
  • Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] Investor-edge.com for consideration.

COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE

Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Investor-Edge. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Investor-Edge in this article or report according to the Procedures outlined by Investor-Edge. Investor-Edge is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.

NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE

Investor-Edge makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.

NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED

Investor-Edge is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Investor-Edge whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Investor-Edge expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Investor-Edge does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


SOURCE Analysts Review

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
One of the biggest impacts of the Internet of Things is and will continue to be on data; specifically data volume, management and usage. Companies are scrambling to adapt to this new and unpredictable data reality with legacy infrastructure that cannot handle the speed and volume of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and president of Infobright, will discuss how companies need to rethink their data infrastructure to participate in the IoT, including: Data storage: Understand...
Since 2008 and for the first time in history, more than half of humans live in urban areas, urging cities to become “smart.” Today, cities can leverage the wide availability of smartphones combined with new technologies such as Beacons or NFC to connect their urban furniture and environment to create citizen-first services that improve transportation, way-finding and information delivery. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Laetitia Gazel-Anthoine, CEO of Connecthings, will focus on successful use c...
Sensor-enabled things are becoming more commonplace, precursors to a larger and more complex framework that most consider the ultimate promise of the IoT: things connecting, interacting, sharing, storing, and over time perhaps learning and predicting based on habits, behaviors, location, preferences, purchases and more. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tom Wesselman, Director of Communications Ecosystem Architecture at Plantronics, will examine the still nascent IoT as it is coalescing, includin...
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impac...
Wearable devices have come of age. The primary applications of wearables so far have been "the Quantified Self" or the tracking of one's fitness and health status. We propose the evolution of wearables into social and emotional communication devices. Our BE(tm) sensor uses light to visualize the skin conductance response. Our sensors are very inexpensive and can be massively distributed to audiences or groups of any size, in order to gauge reactions to performances, video, or any kind of present...
SYS-CON Events announced today that GENBAND, a leading developer of real time communications software solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's WebRTC Summit, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. The GENBAND team will be on hand to demonstrate their newest product, Kandy. Kandy is a communications Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) that enables companies to seamlessly integrate more human communications into their Web and mobile applicatio...
VictorOps is making on-call suck less with the only collaborative alert management platform on the market. With easy on-call scheduling management, a real-time incident timeline that gives you contextual relevance around your alerts and powerful reporting features that make post-mortems more effective, VictorOps helps your IT/DevOps team solve problems faster.
Skeuomorphism usually means retaining existing design cues in something new that doesn’t actually need them. However, the concept of skeuomorphism can be thought of as relating more broadly to applying existing patterns to new technologies that, in fact, cry out for new approaches. In his session at DevOps Summit, Gordon Haff, Senior Cloud Strategy Marketing and Evangelism Manager at Red Hat, will discuss why containers should be paired with new architectural practices such as microservices ra...
Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, had reached 30,000 page views on his home page - http://RobertoMedrano.SYS-CON.com/ - on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, Internet of Things Journal, Big Data Journal, and SOA World Magazine. He is a recognized executive in the information technology fields of SOA, internet security, governance, and compliance. He has extensive experience with both start-ups and large companies, having been ...
Companies today struggle to manage the types and volume of data their customers and employees generate and use every day. With billions of requests daily, operational consistency can be elusive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Dave McCrory, CTO at Basho Technologies, will explore how a distributed systems solution, such as NoSQL, can give organizations the consistency and availability necessary to succeed with on-demand data, offering high availability at massive scale.
From telemedicine to smart cars, digital homes and industrial monitoring, the explosive growth of IoT has created exciting new business opportunities for real time calls and messaging. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ivelin Ivanov, CEO and Co-Founder of Telestax, shared some of the new revenue sources that IoT created for Restcomm – the open source telephony platform from Telestax. Ivelin Ivanov is a technology entrepreneur who founded Mobicents, an Open Source VoIP Platform, to help create, de...
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focu...
Security can create serious friction for DevOps processes. We've come up with an approach to alleviate the friction and provide security value to DevOps teams. In her session at DevOps Summit, Shannon Lietz, Senior Manager of DevSecOps at Intuit, will discuss how DevSecOps got started and how it has evolved. Shannon Lietz has over two decades of experience pursuing next generation security solutions. She is currently the DevSecOps Leader for Intuit where she is responsible for setting and driv...
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vitria Technology, Inc. will exhibit at SYS-CON’s @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Vitria will showcase the company’s new IoT Analytics Platform through live demonstrations at booth #330. Vitria’s IoT Analytics Platform, fully integrated and powered by an operational intelligence engine, enables customers to rapidly build and operationalize advanced analytics to deliver timely business outcomes ...