NEW YORK, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
On Friday, May 12, 2017, US markets saw broad based gains with five out of nine sectors finishing the trading sessions in green. Major US indices were mixed at the close of last Friday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 6,121.23, up 0.09%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.11% lower, to finish at 20,896.61; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,390.90, down 0.15%. This Monday morning, Stock-Callers.com looks at the performance of these four Industrial Goods stocks: CRH PLC (NYSE: CRH), CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX), Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP), and Granite Construction Inc. (NYSE: GVA). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:
Dublin, Ireland headquartered CRH PLC's stock finished last Friday's session 0.99% lower at $36.91. A total volume of 716,684 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 655,140 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 7.77% in the past month, 8.37% over the previous three months, and 8.87% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 4.54% and 10.14%, respectively. Additionally, shares of CRH, which through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 59.09.
On April 21st, 2017, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy'. Visit us today and download your complete report on CRH for free at:
On Friday, shares in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico-based CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. ended the session 0.23% lower at $8.73. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.46 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 0.88% in the last one month, 0.43% in the previous three months, and 13.07% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 1.04% above its 50-day moving average and 7.09% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of CEMEX, which produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials in Mexico and internationally, have an RSI of 50.29. The complimentary research report on CX can be accessed at:
Dallas, Texas headquartered Eagle Materials Inc.'s shares dropped 2.31%, closing the session at $98.54, with a total trading volume of 430,727 shares. The stock has gained 3.58% in the last one month and 0.11% on an YTD basis. Shares of the Company, which produces and sells construction products and building materials for use in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the US, are trading 0.80% and 7.01% above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, Eagle Materials' stock has an RSI of 51.63. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on EXP at:
Last Friday at the close, shares in Watsonville, California headquartered Granite Construction Inc. recorded a trading volume of 604,881 shares, which was above their three months average volume of 513,710 shares. The stock ended the session 1.93% lower at $48.38. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 5.21%. Furthermore, shares of Granite Construction, which operates as a heavy civil contractor and a construction materials producer in the US, have an RSI of 33.20.
On May 03rd, 2017, research firm FBR & Co. reiterated its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock with a decrease of the target price from $67 a share to $63 a share. Get free access to your research report on GVA at:
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