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Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS), Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc. (NYSE: FBHS), and A.O. Smith Corporation (NYSE: AOS). Free research report on Masco can be accessed at http://get.Investor-Edge.com/pdf/?c=Masco&d=21-Apr-2015&s=MAS. On Monday, April 20, 2015, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,994.60, up 1.27%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average advanced 1.17%, to finish the day at 18,034.93, and the S&P 500 closed at 2,100.40, up 0.92%. The gains were broad based as all the sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index ended the day at 486.51, up 1.10%, with the index also advancing 2.81% in the previous three months. Register for your complimentary reports at the links given below.
Masco Corp.'s stock edged 0.47% higher, to close the day at $25.77. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.19 million shares, below its three months average volume of 3.43 million shares. The stock oscillated between $25.65 and $26.01 during the session. Over the last three months and since the start of this year, Masco Corp.'s shares have gained 8.73% and 2.26%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 2.79% in the previous three trading sessions. The company is trading above its 200-day moving average of $24.06, while the 200-day moving average is below Masco Corp.'s 50-day moving average of $26.38. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 21.61 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 41.16. Sign up and read the free notes on MAS at:
On Monday, shares in Owens Corning recorded a trading volume of 1.55 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.81 million shares. The stock ended the day at $42.00, which was 0.31% above its previous day's closing of $41.87, and registered an intraday range of $41.41 and $42.30. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.66. Although Owens Corning's shares have lost 1.01% in the previous one month, it has advanced 13.06% in the last three months and 17.29% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $40.89 and $36.37, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Owens Corning have an RSI of 50.39. The complimentary notes on OC can be downloaded as in PDF format at:
USG Corp.'s stock edged 0.95% lower, to close Monday's session at $26.01, after oscillating between $25.92 and $26.95. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.85 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.81 million shares. Over the previous three trading sessions and the last one month, USG Corp.'s shares have fallen by 2.29% and 2.55%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has declined 7.07% since the beginning of this year. The company is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $27.94 is above its 50-day moving average of $27.45. Further, USG Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 29.82 and has an RSI of 44.93. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on USG at:
Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc.'s stock finished Monday's session 1.87% higher at $45.70. A total of 1.34 million shares were traded, which was close to its three months average volume of 1.35 million shares. The stock moved between $44.96 and $46.02 during the session. Over the last three months and since the start of this year, Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc.'s shares have gained 3.32% and 0.95%, respectively. However, the stock has lost 0.41% in the previous three trading sessions. The company's shares are trading above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $45.88 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $43.26. Fortune Brands Home and Security Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 26.23 and has an RSI of 41.78. The complete research on FBHS is available for free at:
On Monday, shares in A.O. Smith Corp. fluctuated between $64.50 and $65.12 before ending the session 1.01% higher at $65.03. The stock reported a trading volume of 0.27 million shares, below its three months average volume of 0.53 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 28.40. A.O. Smith Corp.'s shares have advanced 0.81% in the last one month, 19.30% in the previous three months and 15.28% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $63.74 and $54.45, respectively. Moreover, shares of A.O. Smith Corp. have an RSI of 49.59. Free in depth research on AOS is available at:
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