Consumer Discretionary Equities under Review -- Research on CarMax, AutoNation, Advance Auto Parts, and O'Reilly Automotive

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Consumer Discretionary Equities under Review -- Research on CarMax, AutoNation, Advance Auto Parts, and O'Reilly Automotive

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LONDON, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,173.58, down 1.43%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.60% to 16,268.99, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,852.56, down 0.70%. The losses were broad based as nine out of 10 sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index finished the day at 508.44, down 0.79%, and has fallen by 3.17% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX), AutoNation Inc. (NYSE: AN), Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYSE: AAP), and O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY). Free technical research on KMX, AN, AAP, and ORLY can be downloaded upon signing up at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/531-register


CarMax Inc.'s stock closed at $45.32 on Wednesday, which is 2.62% lower than the previous day closing price of $46.54. A total of 2.60 million shares were traded as compared with its three months average volume of 1.83 million. The company's shares oscillated between $45.13 and $46.66 during the trading session. CarMax Inc.'s shares have fallen by 6.15% in the last one month and 3.62% on YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. CarMax Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $48.13 is above its 50-day moving average of $46.90. Furthermore, the stock is trading at a PE ratio of 20.69 and at a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 41.26. Sign up today to read free research on KMX at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/531-KMX-27Mar2014.pdf


AutoNation Inc.'s stock witnessed a trading volume of 1.66 million shares on Wednesday, which is above the three months average volume of 0.94 million shares. The stock ended the day at $51.62, down 1.53%, after trading between $51.58 and $52.59. Shares in AutoNation Inc. have declined 2.29% in the last one month, while the same has advanced 1.79% in the previous three months and 3.88% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. AutoNation Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $50.98 is above its 200-day moving average of $49.03. Additionally, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 17.26 and at an RSI of 49.75. Sign up today to read free research on AN at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/531-AN-27Mar2014.pdf


On Wednesday, shares in Advance Auto Parts Inc. fell 0.66% finishing the session at $122.75. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.59 million shares which is below its three months average volume of 0.88 million. The company's shares fluctuated between $122.68 and $124.51 during the session. Advance Auto Parts Inc.'s shares have surged 11.42% in the previous three months and 10.91% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Advance Auto Parts Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $122.27 is above its 200-day moving average of $98.58. Moreover, shares of the company are trading at a PE ratio of 21.69 and at an RSI of 46.46. Sign up today to read free research on AAP at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/531-AAP-27Mar2014.pdf


Shares in O'Reilly Automotive Inc. recorded a trading volume of 0.81 million shares, as compared with a three month average volume of 0.74 million shares. The stock ended Wednesday's session at $146.79, up 0.05% after vacillating between $146.67 and $148.42. Shares in O'Reilly Automotive Inc. have lost 3.06% in the last one month, while the same has rallied 13.23% in the previous three months and 14.05% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. O'Reilly Automotive Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $144.46 is above its 200-day moving average of $128.78. Further, the company's shares are trading at a PE ratio of 24.34 and at an RSI of 46.56. Sign up today to read free research on ORLY at:

http://www.investor-edge.com/531-ORLY-27Mar2014.pdf


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