Today's Research: Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., AFLAC Inc., Healthcare Trust of
America Inc., and The Bank of Nova Scotia
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LONDON, November 4, 2013
LONDON, November 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The U.S. equity market edged higher on Friday, November 01, 2013. The S&P 500
ended the day at 1,761.64, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed
at 15,615.55, up 0.45%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,922.04, up
0.06%. Shares in the financial sector finished on a mixed note, even as the
broader market posted gains. The major movers in the sector included Itau
Unibanco Holding S.A. (NYSE: ITUB), Aflac Inc. (NYSE: AFL), Healthcare Trust
of America Inc. (NYSE: HTA), and The Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS).
AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on ITUB, AFL,
HTA, and BNS and these free reports are accessible by registering at:
Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.'s stock declined 1.95% on Friday, even as the U.S.
equity market posted gains. The company's shares closed the day at $15.11
after oscillating between $15.03 and $15.38 during the trading session. A
total of 17.26 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average
volume of 11.24 million. Despite Friday's pullback, the company's shares have
gained 14.64% in the previous three months and 5.08% in the last one month,
outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 3.04% and 4.21% during the
respective periods. Moreover, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.'s stock is trading
above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.14 and $14.54,
respectively. Sign up for free technical research on ITUB at:
Shares in Aflac Inc. closed the day 0.18% higher at $65.10, after trading
between $64.90 and $65.45 during the trading session. A total of 2.03 million
shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.92 million.
The company's shares have advanced 4.56% in the previous three months,
compared to a gain of 3.04% in the S&P 500 during the same period.
Furthermore, Aflac Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving
averages of $62.48 and $56.64, respectively. Be sure to read our latest
technical research on AFL by registering at:
On Friday, Healthcare Trust of America Inc.'s stock ended the session 0.95%
lower than the previous day's price of $11.62. The company's shares oscillated
between $11.42 and $11.67 before closing the day at $11.51. A total of 0.73
million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.22
million. Despite Friday's decline, the company's shares have gained 6.77% in
the previous one month and 8.79% in the last three months, outperforming the
S&P 500, which has gained 4.21% and 3.04% during the respective periods.
Further, Healthcare Trust of America Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day
and 200-day moving averages of $10.90 and $11.34, respectively. Sign up and
read the complimentary report on HTA at:
Bank of Nova Scotia's shares advanced on Friday, tracking gains in the broader
market. The company's shares closed at$61.07, up 0.49%, after oscillating
between$60.92 and$61.33 during the trading session. A total of 0.29 million
shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.39 million.
The company's shares have gained 8.84% in the previous three months and 6.65%
in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 3.04% and
4.21% during the respective periods. Moreover, Bank of Nova Scotia's stock is
trading near its 52-week high of $61.42 and also above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $57.90 and $57.21, respectively. The free report on BNS can
be downloaded by signing up now at:
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