SOURCE: BenchMark Journal

Benchmark Journal

November 20, 2009 08:19 ET

Benchmark Journal Reviews Key Sector Players

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

LONDON--(Marketwire - November 20, 2009) - Financial and materials sectors try to come to market's rescue on Wednesday 18, 2009. Couple of weaker than expected earnings reports coupled with weak economic reports took their toll on market today. In light of this Benchmark Journal research team completed in-depth analysis on Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp. (NYSE: BNI), Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE: ED), Hovnanian Enterprises Inc (NYSE: HOV), Campbell Soup Co. (NYSE: CPB), HSBC Holdings plc (NYSE: HBC) and International Coal Group Inc. (NYSE: ICO).

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

BNI is showing smart upward move since first week of November. Volumes are looking strong and we believe the stock will show significant upside.

ED is trading at its resistance levels. It has given 21% return in the last 6months. Investors who bought the stock at lower levels are advised to book their partial profits.

HOV was on uptrend since July and was almost double in its value in just 20 days. Currently it is stable at $4 but however the stock is highly volatile as indicated by Beta of 3.21.

Campbell Soup Company said that its adjusted net earnings rose 11 percent to $107 million in the fourth quarter compared with $96 million in the prior year's quarter and ...

HBC ended the last trading session at $62.34. So far the stock has hit a 52- week low of $22.89 and 52-week high of $64.42.

International Coal Group Inc. hit a new 52-Week high of $5.35 so far today. Currently the stock is down by $0.01 (0.21%) from a 52-Week Low of $1.09.

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