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Stock-Callers.com previews the performances of these General Building Materials equities at the close: US Concrete Inc. (NASDAQ: USCR), Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. (NASDAQ: BECN), Armstrong World Industries Inc. (NYSE: AWI), and NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE: NCS). These companies belong to the Industrial Goods sector which includes manufacturers and distributors of capital goods. On December 08th, 2016, Charles Schwab has rated the global sector "Market Perform" on positive factors such as potential productivity gains, the possibility of a demand-inspired rebuilding phase, and more accommodative policies from central banks throughout much of the developed world. Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:
Last Friday, Euless, Texas headquartered US Concrete Inc.'s stock declined 0.70%, to close the day at $63.65. A total volume of 392,207 shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 17.54% in the last month, 32.30% over the previous three months, and 20.87% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 21.35% above its 50-day moving average and 10.55% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, 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 a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 72.16.
On November 3rd, 2016, US Concrete reported that consolidated revenue increased 11.3% to $328.6 million in Q3 2016 compared to $295.1 million in Q3 2015. During Q3 2016, income from continuing operations was $38.1 million compared to $1.7 million in Q3 2015. The company's total adjusted EBITDA was $54.0 million in Q3 2016, increasing $4.7 million compared to Q3 2015. The free research report on USCR is available at:
Beacon Roofing Supply
Shares in Herndon, Virginia headquartered Beacon Roofing Supply Inc. rose 0.62%, finishing Friday's session at $47.10. The stock recorded a trading volume of 453,148 shares. The Company's shares have gained 6.30% in the last month, 9.08% over the previous three months, and 14.38% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.41% and 8.06%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Beacon Roofing Supply have an RSI of 63.86.
On November 22nd, 2016 Beacon reported that Q4 FY16 total sales increased 49.1% to a Q4 record of $1.17 billion from $787.7 million in Q4 FY15. During Q4 FY16 sales of residential roofing product increased 63.0%, non-residential roofing product sales increased 29.7%, and complementary product sales increased 47.8% over Q4 FY15. The company's net income for Q4 FY16 was $47.4 million, compared to $30.8 million in Q4 FY15. EPS in Q4 FY16 was $0.78, compared to $0.61 in Q4 FY15.
On December 7th, 2016, research firm Seaport Global Securities initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $53 per share. The complimentary report on BECN can be downloaded at:
Armstrong World Industries
Lancaster, Pennsylvania headquartered Armstrong World Industries Inc.'s stock closed 2.05% higher, finishing Friday's session at $44.90. A total volume of 614,993 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 590,340 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 16.62% in the past month and 7.88% over the previous three months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 11.37% and 8.44%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Armstrong World Industries have an RSI of 76.15.
On October 31st, 2016, Armstrong reported Q3 2016 operating income from continuing operations of $71.0 million, up 20% from Q3 2015. The company's adjusted EBITDA from continuing operations was $97 million, flat versus Q3 2015. Armstrong's net sales were $334.9 million in Q3 2016, compared to net sales of $335.9 million in Q3 2015. Visit us today and download our complete research report on AWI for free at:
NCI Building Systems
Houston, Texas headquartered NCI Building Systems Inc.'s shares ended the session 10.08% lower at $16.05. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.39 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 483,680 shares. Shares of the Company have advanced 3.88% in the last month, 8.74% over the previous three months, and 29.33% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 3.63% above its 50-day moving average and 4.79% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of NCI Building Systems have an RSI of 45.28.
On December 8th 2016, NCI Building reported that sales rose 4.5% to $480.3 million in Q4 FY16 compared to $459.8 million in Q4 FY15. The company's gross profit for Q4 FY16 was $120.8 million, or 25.2% of revenues, compared to $123.6 million, or 26.9% of revenues, in Q4 FY15. NCI Building's net income increased 3.2% to $19.0 million from $18.4 million in Q4 FY15. Get free access to your technical report on NCS at:
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