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What's the Market Data Pointing At -- Analyst Reports on Manulife Financial, MDU Resources Group, Steris and Carlisle Companies

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / February 29, 2016 / Moments ago, Trader's Choice released new research updates concerning several important developing situations including the following equities: Manulife Financial Corp. (MFC), MDU Resources Group Inc. (MDU), Steris PLC (STE) and Carlisle Companies Inc. (CSL). Trader's Choice has perfected the profitable art of picking stocks, cutting through the noise to deliver the top trade, every year. The full Research Packages are being made available to the public on a complimentary basis.

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Highlights from today's reports include:

On Friday, February 26, 2016, NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,590.47, up 0.18%, Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.34%, to finish the day at 16,639.97, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,948.05, down 0.19%.

- Manulife Financial Corp.'s stock edged higher by 2.40% to close Friday's session at USD 13.25, above its 50-day moving averages of USD 12.91. The company's shares oscillated between USD 13.02 and USD 13.38. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.46 million shares, which was below its 50-day daily average volume of 2.93 million shares but above its 52-week average volume of 2.16 million shares. Over the last three days Manulife Financial Corp.'s shares have advanced 4.50% and in the past one week the stock has moved up 3.92%. Furthermore, over the last three months the stock has lost 18.71% and in the past six months the shares have shed 18.46%. Further, the company is trading at a price to earnings ratio of 17.43 and a price to book ratio of 0.91, in comparison to its historical PE ratio of 19.75 and its historical PB ratio of 0.99, respectively. Additionally, the stock is trading at a price to cash flow ratio of 3.35 and a price to sales ratio of 1.00.

- The stock of MDU Resources Group Inc. lost 0.33% to close Friday's session at USD 18.19, above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of USD 16.95 and USD 17.66, respectively. The shares of the company moved in the range of USD 18.13 and USD 18.58. A trading volume of 1.07 million shares was recorded, which was lower than its 150-day daily average volume of 1.35 million shares and its 52-week average volume of 1.23 million shares. Over the last five days MDU Resources Group Inc.'s shares have advanced 4.54% and in the past one month the stock has gained a momentum of 12.01%. Additionally, over the last three months the stock has advanced 3.59% and in the past six months the shares have registered a profit of 1.11%. The stock is trading at a price to book ratio of 1.50, as against its historical PB ratio of 1.49. Further, the stock is trading at a price to cash flow ratio of 6.44 and a price to sales ratio of 0.85.

- Steris PLC's stock decreased by 1.10% to close Friday's session at USD 64.54, below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of USD 66.76 and USD 69.05, respectively. The company's shares fluctuated in the range of USD 64.45 and USD 65.34. A total of 0.51 million shares exchanged hands, which was lesser than its 50-day daily average volume of 0.76 million shares and its 52-week average volume of 0.78 million shares. Over the last three days Steris PLC's shares have advanced 2.82% and in the past one week the stock has moved up 1.45%. Furthermore, over the last three months the stock has lost 15.47% and in the past six months the shares have shed 0.23%. Further, the company is trading at a price to earnings ratio of 43.32 and a price to book ratio of 1.88, as compared to its historical PE ratio of 31.24 and its historical PB ratio of 3.91, respectively. Additionally, the stock is trading at a price to cash flow ratio of 26.43 and a price to sales ratio of 2.73.

- Carlisle Companies Inc.'s stock added 1.52% to close Friday's session at USD 90.44, above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of USD 83.49 and USD 89.73, respectively. The share price vacillated between USD 89.11 and USD 90.64. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.34 million shares, which was below its 50-day daily average volume of 0.49 million shares and its 52-week average volume of 0.43 million shares. Over the last five days Carlisle Companies Inc.'s shares have advanced 2.90% and in the past one month the stock has gained a momentum of 12.87%. In addition, over the last three months the stock has gained 1.25% and year to date the shares have picked up 2.31%. Further, the company is trading at a price to earnings ratio of 18.76 and a price to book ratio of 2.44, as compared to its historical PE ratio of 18.27 and its historical PB ratio of 2.43, respectively. Additionally, the stock is trading at a price to cash flow ratio of 13.16 and a price to sales ratio of 1.61.

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