Pre-Market Analysis: The Dow Chemical Co., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., Huntsman Corp., and Airgas Inc.
November 01, 2013 at 09:12 AM EDT
LONDON, November 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Thursday, October 31, 2013, all three indexes of the US equity market edged lower. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,756.55, down 0.38%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,545.75, down 0.47%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,919.71, down 0.28%. Shares in the chemicals - major diversified industry ended on a higher note, even as the broader market edged lower. The major movers in the industry included The Dow Chemical Co. (NYSE: DOW), E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE: DD), Huntsman Corp. (NYSE: HUN), and Airgas Inc. (NYSE: ARG). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on DOW, DD, HUN, and ARG can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Shares in The Dow Chemical Co. fluctuated between $39.20 and $39.80 before ending the Thursday's session 0.53% higher at $39.47. A total of 5.31 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 8.16 million. The company's shares have gained 12.64% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which advanced 4.20% during the same period. Furthermore, The Dow Chemical Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $39.37 and $35.01, respectively. Sign up and read the complimentary report on DOW at:
On Thursday, E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.'s stock ended the session 0.29% higher than the previous day's price of $61.02. The company's shares oscillated between $60.91 and $61.83 before closing the day at $61.20. A total of 4.32 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 3.90 million. The company's shares have advanced 6.08% in the previous three months and 4.51% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 4.20% and 4.46% during the respective periods. Moreover, EI du Pont de Nemours & Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $58.71 and $53.96, respectively. The free report on DD can be downloaded by signing up now at:
Shares in Huntsman Corp. edged higher on Thursday, hitting a new 52-week high of $23.46. The company's shares fluctuated between $22.94 and $23.46 before closing the day 0.39% higher at $23.22. A total of 3.72 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 3.88 million. The company's shares have surged 12.66% in the previous one month and 28.86% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 4.46% and 4.20% during the respective periods. Further, Huntsman Corp.'s stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $20.29 and 18.63, respectively. A free report on HUN can be accessed by registering at:
Airgas Inc.'s stock closed Thursday's session 0.20% higher at $109.07, even as the broader market finished on a negative note. The company's shares oscillated between $108.36 and $109.75 during the trading session. A total of 0.32 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.34 million. The company's shares have gained 1.10% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.68% in the last three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has lost 0.32% and gained 4.20% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Airgas Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $106.28 and $100.79, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on ARG for free at:
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