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On Thursday, March 30, 2017, US markets saw a mixed session as 4 sectors closed in green, 4 sectors finished in red, and 1 sector ended flat for the day. Major US indices were bullish at the close of yesterday's session. The NASDAQ Composite ended the day at 5,914.34, up 0.28%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.33% higher, to finish at 20,728.49; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,368.06, up 0.29%. This Friday morning, Stock-Callers.com looks at the performance of these four General Building Materials stocks: Summit Materials Inc. (NYSE: SUM), Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE: MDU), and Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDR). You can access our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:
Denver, Colorado headquartered Summit Materials Inc.'s stock closed the day flat at $24.02. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.62 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.79 million shares. Summit Materials' shares have gained 23.50% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading 9.75% above its 200-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells construction materials and related downstream products, are trading at a PE ratio of 61.43. Additionally, the stock has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 51.84. Visit us today and download your complete report on SUM for free at:
On Thursday, shares in Birmingham, Alabama headquartered Vulcan Materials Co. ended the session 0.40% lower at $117.69 with a total volume of 2.10 million shares traded. Vulcan Materials' shares have gained 12.27% in the past one year. Shares of the Company, which produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the US, are trading at a PE ratio of 37.88. The stock is trading 3.44% below its 50-day moving average and 1.71% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, the Company's shares have an RSI of 48.53.
On March 29th, 2017, research firm Citigroup initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. The complimentary research report on VMC can be accessed at:
On Thursday, shares in Bismarck, North Dakota-based MDU Resources Group Inc. recorded a trading volume of 568,443 shares. The stock ended the day 0.29% lower at $27.08. Shares of the Company, which engages in the regulated energy delivery, and construction materials and services businesses in the US, are trading at a PE ratio of 22.81. MDU Resources' stock has gained 0.54% in the last one month and 43.41% in the previous one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 200-day moving average by 5.43%. Furthermore, MDU Resources' shares have an RSI of 47.59. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the PDF research report on MDU at:
Dallas, Texas-based Builders FirstSource Inc.'s stock finished Thursday's session 0.13% lower at $14.84 with a total volume of 844,278 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, Builders FirstSource's shares have gained 2.06% and 33.45%, respectively. Furthermore, the stock has gained 31.68% in the past one year. The Company's shares are trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 13.05% and 23.43%, respectively. 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, are trading at a PE ratio of 11.79. The stock has an RSI of 61.29. Get free access to your research report on BLDR at:
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