Insurance Stocks Technical Study -- Research on MetLife, Aegon, Prudential Financial, and Lincoln National - Tucson News Now

Insurance Stocks Technical Study -- Research on MetLife, Aegon, Prudential Financial, and Lincoln National

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LONDON, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Friday, April 25, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,075.56, down 1.75%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the session at 16,361.46, down 0.85% and the S&P 500 closed at 1,863.40, down 0.81%. During the trading session, eight out of ten sectors finished on a lower note. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 294.32, down 0.84%, while the index has gained 2.80% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: MetLife Inc. (NYSE: MET), Aegon N.V. (NYSE: AEG), Prudential Financial Inc. (NYSE: PRU) and Lincoln National Corp. (NYSE: LNC). Free technical research on MET, AEG, PRU and LNC can be downloaded upon signing up at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1785-register

On Friday, shares of MetLife Inc. fluctuated between $50.83 and $51.91 before ending the session 1.66% lower at $51.09. The company's stock reported a trading volume of 5.88 million shares, compared to its three months average volume of 6.26 million shares. MetLife Inc.'s shares have declined 1.56% in the previous three trading sessions, 2.43% in the last one month and 5.25% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $51.77 is above its 200-day moving average of $50.27. MetLife Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.08 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 46.44. Sign up today to read free research on MET at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1785-MET-28Apr2014.pdf

Aegon N.V.'s stock finished Friday's session 0.56% lower at $8.92. A total of 1.72 million shares were traded, above its three months average volume of 1.03 million shares. The stock moved between $8.81 and $8.93 during the trading session. The company's shares have lost 0.34% over the previous three trading sessions, 1.76% in the last one month and 5.91% from the beginning of 2014. The company's shares are trading below its 50-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $8.94 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $8.38. Moreover, shares of the company have an RSI of 50.18. Sign up today to read free research on AEG at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1785-AEG-28Apr2014.pdf

On Friday, shares of Prudential Financial Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.37 million shares, compared its three months average volume of 2.69 million shares. The stock ended the day at $80.68, which was 1.50% lower than its previous day's closing of $81.91, and registered an intraday range of $80.30 and $81.83. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 8.15. Prudential Financial Inc.'s shares have fallen by 1.94% in the previous three trading sessions, 3.16% in the last one month and 12.51% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $84.00 and $83.38, respectively. Furthermore, shares of the company have an RSI of 43.23. Sign up today to read free research on PRU at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1785-PRU-28Apr2014.pdf

Lincoln National Corp.'s stock fell by 2.18%, to close the day at $47.51. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.54 million shares on Friday, above its three months average volume of 2.13 million shares. The stock oscillated between $47.16 and $48.32 during the trading session. Over the last three trading sessions and in the past one month, Lincoln National Corp.'s shares have lost 2.04% and 4.50%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has declined 7.96% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading below its 50-day moving average. Lincoln National Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $49.93 is above its 200-day moving average of $47.18. Further, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 9.43 and has an RSI of 42.04. Sign up today to read free research on LNC at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/1785-LNC-28Apr2014.pdf


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