Before the Bell Scans: Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., Healthcare Trust of America Inc., AFLAC Inc., and Bank of Nova Scotia PR Newswire LONDON, September 10, 2013 LONDON, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. The U.S. equity market kicked off the week on a positive note on Monday, September 9, 2013, as all three benchmark indexes rallied. The S&P 500 gained 1.00%, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the NASDAQ Composite rose 0.94% and 1.26%, respectively. Shares in the financial sector ended on a higher note, tracking gains in the broader market. The major movers in the sector included Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE: ITUB), Healthcare Trust of America Inc. (NYSE: HTA), AFLAC Inc. (NYSE: AFL), and Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on ITUB, HTA, AFL, and BNS can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.aaaresearchreports.com/register/ Shares in Itau Unibanco Holding S.A. rallied 3.74% on Monday, extending their gains from previous trading sessions. The company's stock fluctuated between $13.14 and $13.65 to end the day at $13.58. A total of 10.27 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 12.73 million. The company's shares have gained 10.50% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.86% in the last one month, compared to a gain of 1.13% and a loss of 1.17% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.'s stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $12.50. Sign up today to read free research report on ITUB at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/ITUB091013.pdf Healthcare Trust of America Inc.'s stock surged on Monday, finishing at$10.66, up 2.11% from the previous day's closing price of$10.44. The company's shares fluctuated between$10.47 and$10.69 during the trading session. A total of 1.11 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.64 million. The company's shares have gained 2.11% in the last three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500 which has advanced 1.13% during the same period. Despite Monday's gains, Healthcare Trust of America Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Register to download free technical analysis on HTA at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/HTA091013.pdf AFLAC Inc.'s stock rose sharply on Monday, reversing its losses from previous trading sessions. The company's shares vacillated between$58.38 and$59.05before finishing the day 1.15% higher at$59.05. A total of 1.64 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.20 million. The company's shares have gained 3.54% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 1.72% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Additionally, AFLAC Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $54.54. A free report on AFL can be accessed by registering at: http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/AFL091013.pdf On Monday, shares in Bank of Nova Scotia edged marginally higher, after rising sharply in the previous two trading sessions. The company's shares ended the day 0.21% higher at $57.79 after vacillating between $57.58 and $58.02. A total of 0.29 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.58 million. The company's shares have gained 3.55% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.99% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 1.13% and 1.72% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Bank of Nova Scotia's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $55.55 and $56.98, respectively. 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Before the Bell Scans: Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., Healthcare Trust of America Inc., AFLAC Inc., and Bank of Nova Scotia
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