NEW YORK, January 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST), Real Goods Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: RSOL), Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), and PGT, Inc. (NASDAQ: PGTI). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.
Masco Corporation Research Report
On December 17, 2013, Masco Corp. (Masco) announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.75 per common share. Masco added that dividend is payable on February 10, 2014 to shareholders of record as on January 10, 2014. The Full Research Report on Masco Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Fastenal Company Research Report
On December 20, 2013, The Fastenal Company (Fastenal) reported an update on its Q4 2013 activities. The Company stated that its daily sales growth was 5.7% YoY, 7.7% YoY and 8.2% YoY in September, October and November in 2013, respectively. The Company expects that it will miss the average analyst net earnings expectations for the Q4 2013 of $0.36 per share due to: weak growth of heavy manufacturing business, employee costs, and below-expectations gross margin. Fastenal stated that it expects a growth in its net earnings per share in Q4 2013 compared to Q4 2012, and is optimistic about its prospects for 2014. The Full Research Report on Fastenal Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Real Goods Solar, Inc. Research Report
On December 30, 2013, Real Goods Solar, Inc. (Real Goods Solar) reported that its commercial and utility division, RGS Energy, has partnered with Green Lantern Capital in co-developing seven solar projects totaling 4.5 megawatts in Vermont. The Company stated that the solar power systems will be designed to produce over 5.3 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually, and the solar energy generated would offset more than 204 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over the next 25 years. Tim Seamans, RGS Energy's General Manager, commented, "In collaboration with Green Lantern Capital, we are expanding in this important market segment. We are proud that the design, management and construction of these projects will help bring new jobs to Vermont, while supporting the state's renewable energy goals." According to the Company, RGS Energy expects to commence construction in the summer of 2014 and complete it by November 2014. The Full Research Report on Real Goods Solar, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
Vulcan Materials Company Research Report
On December 16, 2013, Vulcan Materials Company (Vulcan Materials) announced following leadership transitions, effective January 1, 2014: Tom Hill' promotion to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, John McPherson's promotion to Executive Vice President and CFO; Danny Shepherd's promotion to Vice Chairman, and Dan Sansone's promotion to Executive Vice President - Strategy. Vulcan's Chairman and CEO Don James, commented, "These are key steps in our succession planning process, which is an important and ongoing focus of our Board of Directors. We are blessed with great talent and experience at Vulcan, and these appointments position us well for future growth opportunities that will further enhance shareholder value. Tom, John, Danny and Dan have played immensely important roles for Vulcan and will continue to do so in their new positions." 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:
PGT, Inc. Research Report
On December 18, 2013, PGT, Inc. (PGT) announced that its majority stockholder, JLL Partners, Fund IV, L.P. (JLL) distributed approximately 6.3 million shares of the Company's common stock to its partners and does not hold any of the Company's common stock any more. PGT's President and CEO, Rod Hershberger, stated, "JLL's divestiture of its investment in the Company in an organized and controlled fashion has been both a natural and expected step in our evolution into a fully independent publicly traded company. JLL has been an exceptional partner, and the support and guidance they provided the Company proved critically important as we navigated the housing crisis and emerged both financially sound and poised to take advantage of current opportunities for continued profitable growth for our shareholders." The Full Research Report on PGT, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at:
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