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) pushed the Materials & Construction industry lower today making it today's featured Materials & Construction laggard. The industry as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Masco Corporation fell 23 cents (-1.5%) to $14.81 on light volume. Throughout the day, 3.4 million shares of Masco Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.9 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $14.66-$15.12 after having opened the day at $15.01 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.04. Other companies within the Materials & Construction industry that declined today were:
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Masco Corporation manufactures, distributes, and installs home improvement and building products primarily in North America and Europe. Masco Corporation has a market cap of $5.41 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. Shares are up 43.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are two analysts that rate Masco Corporation a buy, two analysts rate it a sell, and nine rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Masco Corporation as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.
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