Industrial Goods Stocks Under Scanner -- CEMEX, Caterpillar, CRH PLC, and Eagle Materials

Oct 06, 2016, 08:10 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, October 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

On Wednesday, October 05, 2016, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 5,316.02, up 0.50%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.62% higher, to finish at 18,281.03; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,159.73, up 0.43%. The gains were broad based as eight out of nine sectors ended the session in positive. has initiated reports coverage on the following Industrial Goods equities: CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX), Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), CRH PLC (NYSE: CRH), and Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free research reports in PDF format at:


San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico-based CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 2.53% higher at $8.10 with a total volume of 4.86 million shares traded. Over the past three months and the previous one year, shares of CEMEX, which produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, and other construction materials in Mexico and internationally, have gained 33.88% and 13.38%, respectively. Shares of the Company traded at a PE ratio of 48.80. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.05% and 25.42%, respectively. CEMEX's stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.37.

On September 6th, 2016, research firm Goldman initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. Sign up and read the free research report on CX at:


Peoria, Illinois headquartered Caterpillar Inc.'s stock advanced 2.18%, to close the day at $89.42. The stock recorded a trading volume of 5.19 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 4.34 million shares. Shares of Caterpillar, which manufactures and sells construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines, and diesel-electric locomotives worldwide, have gained 8.94% in the last one month, 20.30% in the previous three months, and 31.79% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 7.52% and 21.31% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 47.95 and has an RSI of 69.97.

On September 7th, 2016, research firm Deutsche Bank initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $98 per share. The complimentary research report on CAT can be downloaded at:


On Wednesday, shares in Dublin, Ireland headquartered CRH PLC ended the session 0.68% lower at $33.49 with a total volume of 655,682 shares traded. CRH PLC's shares have gained 21.91% in the previous three months and 27.82% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials, traded at a PE ratio of 25.80. The stock is trading 3.37% above its 50-day moving average and 15.78% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of the Company have an RSI of 56.04. Register for free on and access the latest report on CRH at:

Eagle Materials  

On Wednesday, shares in Dallas, Texas headquartered Eagle Materials Inc. recorded a trading volume of 622,898 shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 617,860 shares. The stock ended the day 2.10% higher at $77.20. 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, traded at a PE ratio of 23.86. Eagle Materials' stock has advanced 4.11% in the past one year. The Company is trading above its 200-day moving average by 8.75%. Furthermore, shares of Eagle Materials have an RSI of 48.90.

On October 4th, 2016, research firm Standpoint Research upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Hold' to 'Buy'. Get free access to your research report on EXP at:


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