NEW YORK, January 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The General Building Materials space is engaged in the manufacturing and sale of products used in industrial and construction processes. These products include ceramics, glass, and coatings, among many others. Companies in this industry are generally structured as corporations, and offer average dividend yields. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com monitors the following equities: Armstrong World Industries Inc. (NYSE: AWI), Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. (NASDAQ: BECN), U.S. Concrete Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR), and NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE: NCS). These stocks research reports can be downloaded now by simply registering for free at:
Armstrong World Industries
On Wednesday, Lancaster, Pennsylvania headquartered Armstrong World Industries Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 545,832 shares, and ended the session 0.13% higher at $39.65. The Company's shares are trading 3.73% below their 200-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which designs, manufactures, and sells flooring products and ceiling systems for use primarily in the construction and renovation of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 38.93.
On January 05th, 2017, research firm KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Overweight' to 'Sector Weight'.
On January 15th, 2017, Armstrong World announced the completion of its previously disclosed acquisition of the business and assets of Tectum, Inc. Tectum is a 65-year old, Ohio-based manufacturer of acoustical ceiling, wall, and structural solutions for commercial building applications, with annual revenues in excess of $25 million. The transaction includes two facilities in Newark and Columbus, Ohio. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Your complete research report on AWI can be retrieved for free at:
Beacon Roofing Supply
Herndon, Virginia headquartered Beacon Roofing Supply Inc.'s stock closed the day 0.11% higher at $43.98 with a total trading volume of 200,705 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.48% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 1.03% below its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Beacon Roofing Supply, which together with its subsidiaries, distributes residential and non-residential roofing materials, and other complementary building materials to contractors, home builders, retailers, and building materials suppliers, have an RSI of 37.35.
On January 09th, 2017, Beacon Roofing announced that it has acquired Eco Insulation Supply, a distributor of insulation and related accessories serving Connecticut, Southern New England, and the New York City metropolitan area from its location in Stamford, Connecticut. BECN free report is just a click away at:
Shares in Euless, Texas headquartered US Concrete Inc. recorded a trading volume of 196,107 shares, and ended yesterday's trading session 0.32% higher at $61.85. The stock has advanced 24.70% in the previous three months. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.38% and 5.82%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of US Concrete, which through its subsidiaries, produces and sells ready-mixed concrete, aggregates, and concrete-related products and services for the construction industry in the US, have an RSI of 47.87.
On January 09th, 2017, US Concrete announced the closing of its offering of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.375% Senior Notes due 2024 at an issue price of 105.75% of the aggregate principal amount of the Notes plus accrued interest from and including December 01st, 2016. The Notes will mature on June 01st, 2024, unless redeemed in accordance with their terms prior to such date. Sign up for your complimentary research report on USCR at:
NCI Building Systems
Houston, Texas headquartered NCI Building Systems Inc.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 1.24% higher at $16.30. A total volume of 437,692 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 437,160 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.82% in the last one month, 11.64% over the previous three months, and 4.15% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.39% and 3.63%, respectively. Additionally, shares of NCI Building Systems, which together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets metal products for the nonresidential construction industry in North America, have an RSI of 52.05.
On December 08th, 2016, NCI reported that Q4 FY16 sales rose 4.5% to $480.3 million compared to $459.8 million in Q4 FY15, driven by a 3.0% improvement in underlying tonnage volumes. The Company's gross profit for the reported quarter was $120.8 million, or 25.2% of revenues, compared to $123.6 million, or 26.9% of revenues, in Q4 FY15. NCI's net income increased 3.2% to $19.0 million in Q4 FY16 compared to 18.4 million in Q4 FY15.
On January 10th, 2017, research firm Seaport Global Securities initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $20 per share. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on NCS at:
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