StockCall Study on Visa, American Express, Capital One Financial, Fifth Street Finance, and Equifax

Fri Mar 1, 2013 8:01am EST

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LONDON,  March 1, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, markets operated under the looming fear of automatic budget cuts.
Major indices traded higher during the day, however, later ceded their gains and
ended lower. As a result, The Dow Jones ended the day 0.15 percent lower at
14,054.49, while the S&P 500 closed at 1,514.68, down 0.09 percent. NASDAQ also
followed suit to close the day at 3,160.19, down 0.07 percent. Our research team
took a look at the financial sector, selecting major companies in the credit
services industry like Visa Inc. (NYSE: V), American Express Company (NYSE:
AXP), Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF), Fifth Street Finance Corp.
(NASDAQ: FSC) and Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX). StockCall free coverage on V, AXP,
COF, FSC and EFX is available upon registration at

Visa Inc. is currently in a neutral mode as the stock ended yesterday's trading
session at  $158.64, down 0.77 percent. The stock traded in the range of 
$158.31  and  $160.34  during the session. Its first support level is at 
$156.51  and upon breaching this level, the stock may go down to  $151.42 
level. On the upside, Visa's stock may touch  $160.36  level. It has traded in
the range of  $111.94  and  $162.77  in the past 52 weeks and it grew by 34.97
percent during the same time period. On a Year-to-Date basis, the stock is up
4.66 percent. Download the free technical research on V by signing up at   

American Express Co. shares traded down for its latest trading session, ending
the day at  $62.15  that is down 0.56 percent. The stock fell to an intra-day
low of  $61.88, while its intra-day high stood at  $62.65. Despite the downwards
movement, the company has gained more than 8 percent this year, compared to a
gain of 6.2 percent for the S&P 500. The stock has strong support at around 
$61.63, as the stock shows a bullish trend. The stock is trading above than its
20-day and 50-day moving average prices, confirming its bullish stance. Register
now and get access to the free analysis on AXP at   

Capital One Financial Corp. traded in the range of  $50.74  and  $51.63  in
Thursday's trading session and ended it at  $51.03, down 1.09 percent. The
stock's 52 weeks range stands at  $47.99  and  $62.92. Capital One has gained
3.53 percent of its value in the past 12 months, while it lost 11.91 percent so
far this year. The company is in a bearish mode and may find its first support
level at  $50.85. It is trading below its 20-day moving average of  $54.50. Sign
up and read the complimentary report on COF at   

Shares of Fifth Street Finance Corp. ended its previous trading session
marginally lower at  $10.70, down 0.09 percent. The stock gained 2.69 percent
this year, lagging behind the broad market. The stock has support at around 
$10.60  at the moment. Despite its downward movement, the company is still
trading above its 50-day moving average price of  $10.67. The free report on FSC
can be downloaded by signing up now at   

Equifax Inc.'s stock is in a bullish mode and is trading above its 20-day SMA of
 $54.57. It ended Thursday's trading session 1.30 percent higher at  $55.12, and
it oscillated in the range of  $54.19  and  $55.13  during the session. The
stock trades at Price/Earnings ratio of 28.41. Equifax is expected to face its
first resistance level at  $55.96. Free report on EFX can be accessed by
registering at   

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