General Building Materials Stocks Technical Reports -- Masco, USG Corp., Builders FirstSource, and Owens Corning

Sep 16, 2016, 05:00 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, September 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Pre-market, draws investors' attention to the highly cyclical and fragmented General Building Materials space from the Industrial Goods sector. The industry includes companies that manufacture and sell industrial and construction products. Stocks under assessment are Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS), USG Corp. (NYSE: USG), Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDR), and Owens Corning (NYSE: OC). Download the free research reports on these stocks today:


Shares in Taylor, Michigan headquartered Masco Corp. ended Thursday's session at $33.60, rising 1.08%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.95 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 9.90% in the previous three months and 19.87% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 9.26% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Masco, which designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products in North America and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 38.74. See our free and comprehensive research report on MAS at:

USG Corp. 

Chicago, Illinois headquartered USG Corp.'s stock climbed 1.07%, closing the day at $26.33. A total volume of 2.09 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.57 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.15% in the previous three months and 8.40% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.82% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of USG Corp., which manufactures and distributes building materials worldwide, have an RSI of 40.51.

On August 29th, 2016, ABC Supply Co., Inc. and USG Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which ABC Supply will acquire USG's building product distribution business, L&W Supply Corporation, for total cash consideration of $670 million. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, including regulatory approvals, and is expected to be completed before the end of 2016.

On September 13th, 2016, research firm RBC Capital Markets upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Sector Perform' to 'Outperform', issuing a target price of $34 per share. USG free research report PDF is just a click away at:

Builders FirstSource  

On Thursday, shares in Dallas, Texas-based Builders FirstSource Inc. recorded a trading volume of 472,237 shares. The stock ended the day 0.16% lower at $12.24. The Company's shares have gained 12.60% over the previous three months and 10.47% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 11.18%. Furthermore, shares of Builders FirstSource, which manufactures and supplies building materials, manufactured components, and construction services to professional contractors, sub-contractors, and consumers in the US, have an RSI of 37.06.

On September 14th, 2016, Builders FirstSource announced the commencement of a cash tender offer to purchase up to $50,000,000 aggregate principal amount of its 10.75% Senior Notes due 2023 and U08985 AD2 at a purchase price per $1,000 principal amount determined in accordance with a modified Dutch auction procedure on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated September 14th, 2016.  The company will pay accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes from September 1st, 2016, the last interest payment date for the Notes, to but excluding the date on which the Notes are purchased. The Tender Offer is scheduled to expire at 11:59 P.M. ET on October 12th, 2016, unless such time and date is extended or earlier terminated by the company. Sign up for your complimentary report on BLDR at:

Owens Corning  

Toledo, Ohio headquartered Owens Corning's stock gained 0.37%, finishing yesterday's session at $51.44 with a total trading volume of 1.08 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.87% in the previous three months and 10.18% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 5.55%. Additionally, shares of Owens Corning, which together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells glass fiber reinforcements and other materials for composites; and residential and commercial building materials worldwide, have an RSI of 33.57.

On August 24th, 2016, Owens Corning announced plans to invest $110 million to expand capacity at its Composites operations in India. The investment will support the growing India glass fiber market through the installation of a state-of-the-art 80,000-ton glass melter at the Company's existing facility in Taloja, India. The new melter is expected to begin start-up operations in early 2018. Register for free on and download the latest research report on OC at:


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