Joint Ventures, Leadership Changes, Milestone Achievements, Quarterly Dividends and Recognitions - Research Report on Harsco, USG, Vulcan Materials, Masco, and Owens Corning
NEW YORK, September 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC), USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), and Owens Corning (NYSE: OC). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Harsco Corporation Research Report
On September 16, 2013, Harsco Corporation (Harsco) announced an agreement to sell its Infrastructure division into a joint venture with Clayton Dubilier & Rice (CD&R) under a transaction that will combine the infrastructure division with Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, Inc. (Brand), which CD&R is simultaneously acquiring from First Reserve. Harsco said that the combined company, which will continue under the name Brand Energy & Infrastructure Services, will be a leading, single-source provider of specialized industrial services to the worldwide energy and infrastructure sectors. Further, the Company informed that on closing of the transaction, Harsco will receive cash proceeds of approximately $300 million and a 29% equity stake in the combined company, which has an enterprise value of approximately $2.5 billion. The Full Research Report on Harsco Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/6daf_HSC]
USG Corporation Research Report
On September 18, 2013, USG Corporation (USG) announced two executive organizational changes, effective October 1, 2013. Christopher R. Griffin, previously the Company's Executive Vice President of Operations has been appointed as the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of USG, while Jennifer F. Scanlon, previously USG's Vice President and President, International has been appointed as the Senior Vice President, USG and President, International. USG informed that both Griffin and Scanlon will report directly to the Company's Chairman, President and CEO, James. S. Metcalf. "These organizational changes will facilitate the continued implementation of USG's Plan to Win: Strengthening our core manufacturing and distribution businesses in North America and Diversifying the sources of our earnings, as we continue to Differentiate USG through innovation," said Metcalf. "We remain confident that this is the right strategy and that we have the right resources and people to successfully implement the strategy." The Full Research Report on USG Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/ea26_USG]
Vulcan Materials Company Research Report
On September 18, 2013, Vulcan Materials Company (Vulcan Materials) announced that it has set a new Company record for United Way participation with over 85% of employee's at its corporate headquarters contributing to United Way of Central Alabama's 2013 Live United GENEROS-City fundraising campaign. "Out of 20 teams, nine teams achieved 100% participation and three teams achieved over 90%. This is an outstanding performance," said Don James, Chairman and CEO of Vulcan Materials. "We thank Vulcan and our many supporters for helping us achieve our fundraising campaign goal and raising over $13 million," added Greg King, Birmingham President, Iberia Bank and 2013 Pacesetter Campaign Chairman. The Full Research Report on Vulcan Materials Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/0fac_VMC]
Masco Corporation Research Report
On September 13, 2013, Masco Corporation's (Masco) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of c.$0.08 per common share. Masco informed that the dividend is payable on November 4, 2013, to shareholders of record as of October 11, 2013. The Full Research Report on Masco Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/2d08_MAS]
Owens Corning Research Report
On September 13, 2013, Owens Corning (Owens Corning) announced that it has earned a place in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) in recognition of its sustainability initiatives for the fourth consecutive year. In 2013, the Company was named the Industry Leader for the DJSI World Building Products component. Commenting on this recognition, Mike Thaman, Chairman and CEO of Owens Corning said, "This is a milestone year on many levels for Owens Corning, including the celebration of today's news and the year-long celebration of our company's 75th anniversary." The Full Research Report on Owens Corning - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.analystscorner.com/r/full_research_report/46a1_OC]
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