StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on Starbucks Corp., Panera Bread Co., Macy's Inc., and Sears Holdings Corp.
New York City, New York -- (May 01, 2013)
On Tuesday, the Conference Board reported that its consumer confidence index rose more than forecast to 68.1 in April. The data augurs well for specialty eateries such as Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ: SBUX), and Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ: PNRA) as well as for department stores such as Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M), and Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD). The improvement in consumer confidence has come despite concerns over the labor market. A report released in April showed that the U.S. economy added just 88,000 jobs in March. All eyes are now set on the jobs report for the month of April, which will be released later this week. If the April non-farm payrolls data exceeds expectations, then consumer confidence is likely to receive further boost. StockCall has released full comprehensive research on SBUX, PNRA, M, and SHLD and these free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at
Shares of Starbucks Corporation edged higher on Tuesday; however, the gains were limited. The stock closed 0.43% higher at $60.84 on volume of 4.02 million after touching an intra-day high of $60.91. Starbucks’ shares are currently hovering around their 52-week high of $60.92. The stock has gained nearly 13.90% so far in 2013, outperforming the S&P 500. The S&P 500, for its part grew by more than 12% in the same period. Shares of SBUX have seen a series of highs over the past week which is a bullish signal. Free technical analysis on SBUX available by signing up at
Shares of Panera Bread Co. rose sharply yesterday. The stock rose to an intra-day high of $177.65 before finishing the day 2.01% higher at $177.23 on volume of 559,547. The company’s shares have rebounded this week after struggling last week. The stock is now up nearly 11.60% for the year. It is currently trading more than 4.50% below its 52-week high. Shares of the company are also trading well above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. However, the stock’s MACD chart suggests that market sentiment is still bearish. Register today and access the free research on PNRA at
Shares of Macy’s Inc. edged lower on Tuesday even as the broad market posted gains. The stock traded between $44.27 and $45.09 before finishing the day 1.04% lower at $44.60 on volume of 3.65 million. Despite the sharp decline yesterday, Macy’s shares are still trading close to their 52-week high of $45.40. The stock has seen a series of highs over the last two months which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by the stock’s MACD chart. The free report on M can be downloaded by signing up now at
Shares of Sears Holdings Corp. rose sharply in trading on Tuesday. The stock closed 2.84% higher at $51.34 on above average volume of 631,009. Sears’ shares have moved above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages which is a bullish signal. The stock’s MACD has also crossed above the signal line and the zero-line, further confirming the upbeat trend. The company’s shares are now facing stiff resistance at around $52.50. The stock has strong support at around $50. Year-to-date, shares of SHLD have gained more than 24%. Free report on SHLD can be accessed by registering at
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