Consumer Discretionary Sector Insights: Staples, Norfolk Southern, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and Avnet PR Newswire LONDON, December 11, 2013 LONDON, December 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom On Tuesday, December 10, 2013, the U.S. equity market ended on a lower note, the S&P 500 closed the day at 1,802.62, down 0.32%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 15,973.13, down 0.33%; and the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,060.49, down 0.20%. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day 0.10% higher at 515.13; and the same has gained 2.70% in the last one month and 9.03% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.81% and 7.04%, during the respective periods. The major movers in the sector included Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS), Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC), Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. (NASDAQ: SBGI), and Avnet Inc. (NYSE: AVT). AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on SPLS, NSC, SBGI, and AVT is available upon registration at: http://www.aaaresearchreports.com/register/ On Tuesday, Staples Inc.'s stock ended the day at $16.15, which is 0.69% higher than the previous day's closing price of $16.04. The company's shares vacillated between $15.89 and $16.21 during the trading session. A total of 7.97 million shares were traded, which at par with the daily average volume. The company's shares have gained 2.70% in the last one month and 10.96% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.81% and 7.04%, during the respective periods. Additionally, Staples Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $15.53 and $14.93, respectively. Download free technical research on SPLS by signing up at: www.AAAResearchReports.com/SPLS121113.pdf Shares in Norfolk Southern Corp. edged lower on Tuesday, to close the day at $89.78, down 0.78% from the previous day's closing price of $90.49. The company's shares oscillated between $89.69 and $90.96 during the trading session. A total of 1.10 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.74 million. Despite Tuesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 4.86% in the last one month and 17.61% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.81% and 7.04%, during the respective periods. Moreover, Norfolk Southern Corp.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $91.05 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $84.22 and $77.65, respectively. Register now and get access to free analysis on NSC at: www.AAAResearchReports.com/NSC121113.pdf On Tuesday, shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. advanced, as the broader market posted gains. The company's shares closed the day 1.48% higher at $33.67, after trading between $32.75 and $33.88. A total of 0.99 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.60 million. The company's shares have gained 0.45% in the previous three trading sessions and 18.49% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 0.99% and 7.04% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $33.47 and $27.60, respectively. Sign up and read our complimentary report on SBGI at: www.AAAResearchReports.com/SBGI121113.pdf Avnet Inc.'s stock fluctuated between $41.41 and $42.15 before finishing Tuesday's session 1.38% higher at $41.96. A total of 1.24 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.83 million. The company's shares have gained 6.07% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.12% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 0.99% and 1.81%, during the respective periods. Furthermore, Avnet Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $42.86 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $40.92 and $37.18, respectively. The free report on AVT can be downloaded by signing up now at: www.AAAResearchReports.com/AVT121113.pdf EDITOR NOTES: 1.This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2.Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Ananya Ghosh, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. 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Consumer Discretionary Sector Insights: Staples, Norfolk Southern, Sinclair Broadcast Group, and Avnet
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