Before the Bell Scans: Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., Aflac Inc., Healthcare Trust of America Inc., and Bank Of Nova Scotia

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Before the Bell Scans: Itau Unibanco Holding S.A., Aflac Inc., Healthcare Trust of America Inc., and Bank Of Nova Scotia

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LONDON, November 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, the U.S. equity market ended on a higher note. The S&P 500 and the NASDAQ Composite gained 0.01%, and 0.58%, respectively, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average ended flat. Shares in the financial sector mostly ended on higher note, 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 Bank of Nova Scotia (NYSE: BNS). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on ITUB, AFL, HTA, and BNS can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.'s stock edged higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares closed the day 0.14% higher at $13.85, after trading between $13.85 and $14.12. A total of 9.09 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 10.44 million. The company's shares have gained 13.43% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 8.81% during the same period. However, Itau Unibanco Holding S.A.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $14.64 and $14.44, respectively. Sign up today to read free research report on ITUB at:

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On Tuesday, Aflac Inc.'s stock advanced to end the day at $66.44, which is 0.33% higher than the previous day's closing price of $66.22. The company's shares vacillated between $66.25 and $66.78 during the trading session. A total of 1.60 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.95 million. The company's shares have gained 0.21% in the last one month and 11.91% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 2.44% and 8.81% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Aflac Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $67.52 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $64.62 and $57.73, respectively. Register to download free technical analysis on AFL at:

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Shares in Healthcare Trust of America Inc. oscillated between $10.14 and $10.33 before closing Tuesday's session 0.88% higher at $10.31. A total of 7.86 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.21 million. The company's shares have gained 0.59% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.38% during the same period. However, Healthcare Trust of America Inc.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $10.94 and $11.34, respectively. A free report on HTA can be accessed by registering at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/HTA112713.pdf

On Tuesday, Bank of Nova Scotia's stock edged lower to end the day at $62.11, down 1.44% from the previous day's closing price of $63.02. The company's shares fluctuated between $61.82 and $63.04 during the trading session. A total of 0.64 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.39 million. Despite Tuesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 4.05% in the last one month and 11.11% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 2.44% and 8.81% during the respective periods. Furthermore, Bank of Nova Scotia's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $59.67 and $57.48, respectively. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on BNS for free at:

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