April 12, 2013 at 08:00 AM EDT
StockCall Study on Vale, Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal, and Molycorp

LONDON, April 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

All the major indices closed in the green as The Dow Jones ended its latest session at 14,865.14, up 0.42 percent. Similarly, S&P also finished on a positive note at 1,593.37, up 0.36 percent while NASDAQ was up 0.09 percent to close at 3,300.16. The materials sector also showed good gains as Alpha Natural Resources Inc. (NYSE: ANR), Arch Coal Inc. (NYSE: ACI) and Molycorp Inc. (NYSE: MCP) posted good gains. Vale SA (NYSE: VALE), on the other hand, bucked the broader trend and closed lower. StockCall free coverage on VALE, ANR, ACI, and MCP is available upon registration at


Vale SA is currently trading above its 20-day and 50-day moving average price. The stock is in the bearish mode. Yesterday, it ended its latest trading session 2.31 percent lower at $17.36, further confirming the downbeat trend. Vale exchanged 24.23 million shares during the session. The stock has underperformed the broader markets and has declined 15.4 percent so far this year. However, it is likely to go up to $17.53 in the coming sessions. Its second resistance level is at $18.03. Vale commands market capitalization of $89.40 billion. Its stock has beta of 1.47, implying high volatility. Download the free technical research on VALE by signing up at


Alpha Natural Resources Inc. closed Thursday' trading session with an upward movement, accompanied with below average volume. The stock ended at $8.13, up 1.37 percent from its previous close. It traded in the range of $7.86 and $8.31 during Thursday's session and traded 10.11 million shares. Its regular trading volume stands at 10.45 million shares. The stock is highly volatile as it commands beta of 1.73. Its current market capitalization stands at $1.79 billion. The stock has declined 12.3 percent on a YTD basis while its 52 weeks loss stands at 42.75 percent. Register now and get access to the free analysis on ANR at


Arch Coal Inc. closed yesterday's trading session at $5.60, up 0.72 percent. The stock is currently in a neutral mode and may touch $5.44 level in the coming days. Upon breaching this level, the stock's next support price is at $4.94. However, in the coming trading sessions, it is likely to go up to $5.74 price level, while its second resistance price level stands at $6.32. The company's stock is highly volatile with its beta at 1.73. So far in 2013, the stock declined 20.23 percent. Its 52-week loss stands at 44.83 percent. The stock has traded in the range of $4.89 and $10.75 during the said time period. The company's current market value stands at $1.19 billion. Sign up and read the complimentary report on ACI at


Molycorp Inc. trimmed its 52 weeks loss by closing 5.10 percent higher. The stock ended Thursday's session at $5.77, while its highest price point for the session stood at $5.82. It traded 5.54 million shares, down from its average daily volume of 7.23 million. The stock is likely to go up to $6.01 in the coming sessions. Molycorp traded in the range of $4.86 and $33.86 in the past 52 weeks. The stock commands market capitalization of $1.09 billion. Its stock slumped more than 82 percent in the past 52 weeks. The free report on MCP can be downloaded by signing up now at


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