SOURCE: BenchMark Journal

Benchmark Journal

November 24, 2009 06:59 ET

Benchmark Journal Reviews Equities Within the Financial & Services Sectors

NOTE TO EDITORS: The Following Is an Investment Opinion Being Issued by Benchmark Journal.

LONDON--(Marketwire - November 24, 2009) - For the week, Dow ended higher by 47.69 points (0.5%) at 10,318.16. NASDAQ ended lower by 21.84 points (1%) at 2146.04. S&P 500 ended lower by 2.1 points (0.2%) at 1091.38. Six of ten sectors ended in the red led by technology and consumer discretionary sectors. Materials and healthcare sectors outperformed relatively. In light of this Benchmark Journal research team completed in-depth analysis on Avalonbay Communities Inc. (NYSE: AVB), Discover Financial Services (NYSE: DFS), Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), Fulton Financial Corp. (NASDAQ: FULT), Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) and Associated Banc-Corp. (NASDAQ: ASBC). To view our research and see what ratings these stocks are getting today, sign up now by clicking on the link below.

Our reports on the above companies contain company, sector and technical analysis and much more. Below are a few teasers:

Currently the performance of AVB looks battered by a downturn in housing and real estate.

DFS continues to focus on reducing its expenses and maintaining a strong capital position as it...

Wal-Mart remains strong financially, with a solid balance sheet, great access to capital markets and...

Fulton reported solid numbers in the third quarter.

On valuation front DISH is trading at a P/E of 13.32 which is quite high as compared to its peers.

ASBC offers an industry-leading dividend yield of 1.74%.

These are just one-liner teasers, Benchmark Journal has compiled a full-blown 6 page report on each of these stocks and they are now available on our members' area, you are simply required to register by clicking the link below:

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