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Materials Sector Stocks Review -- Research On Rock-Tenn, Sonoco Products, Schnitzer Steel Industries, And Polymet Mining

Stocks in this article: PLM RKT SCHN SON

LONDON, April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Monday, April 21, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,121.55, up 0.64%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the session 0.25% higher at 16,449.25, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,871.89, up 0.38%. The gains were broad based as eight out of ten sectors posted gains. The S&P 500 Materials Sector Index finished the day at 299.77, up 0.09%, and it has edged 0.16% higher in the previous one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Rock-Tenn Co. (NYSE: RKT), Sonoco Products Co. (NYSE: SON), Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. (NASDAQ: SCHN) and Polymet Mining Corp. (NYSE MKT: PLM). Free technical research on RKT, SON, SCHN and PLM can be downloaded upon signing up at: Rock-Tenn Co.'s stock edged 0.24% higher on Monday, ending the day at $99.21. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.47 million shares,which is below its three months average volume of 0.69 million shares. The stock oscillated between $98.45 and $99.63 during the trading session. The company's stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.05. Rock-Tenn Co.'s shares have gained 1.64% in the previous three trading sessions, while it has declined, 5.18% in the last one month and 5.52% since the beginning of this year respectively. The stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $105.77 and $105.50, respectively. Moreover, the shares of the company have a Relative Strength Index of 37.45. Sign up today to read free research on RKT at: On Monday, Sonoco Products Co.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 0.36 million shares, which was below its three months average volume of 0.47 million shares. The stock ended the day at $42.20, which was 0.26% higher than its previous day's closing, and registered an intraday range of $41.71 and $42.25. Sonoco Products Co.'s shares have gained, 1.32% in the previous three trading sessions, 2.58% in the last one month and 1.15% on YTD basis respectively. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $41.38 and $40.06, respectively. Furthermore, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 18.16 and has an RSI of 58.21. Sign up today to read free research on SON at: Shares in Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. fluctuated between $27.38 and $28.19 before ending the trading session 0.04% lower at $27.80. Shares in Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc. reported a trading volume of 0.21 million shares, which is below its three months average volume of 0.29 million shares. Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc.'s shares have declined, 1.21% in the previous three trading sessions, 3.41% in the last one month and 14.91% on YTD basis respectively. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average. Schnitzer Steel Industries Inc.'s 200-day moving average of $27.86 is above its 50-day moving average of $26.90. Additionally, shares of the company have an RSI of 49.81. Sign up today to read free research on SCHN at: Polymet Mining Corp.' stock declined 1.85% on Monday, closing the day at $1.33. A total of 0.11 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 0.48 million shares. The stock moved between $1.33 and $1.38 during the session. The stock has advanced 1.53% in the last one month and 46.64% since the beginning of this year, while it has lost 2.92% over the previous three trading sessions. The company shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $1.29 and $0.97, respectively. Moreover, the company's stock has an RSI of 51.11. Sign up today to read free research on PLM at: =============== EDITOR'S NOTES: =============== 1. This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned. 2. Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Namrata Maheshwari, a CFA charterholder. 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