) pushed the Materials & Construction industry lower today making it today's featured Materials & Construction loser. The industry as a whole closed the day down 2.8%. By the end of trading, Masco Corporation fell 90 cents (-6.4%) to $13.09 on average volume. Throughout the day, 8.7 million shares of Masco Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 7.4 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $13.03-$13.89 after having opened the day at $13.77 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $13.99. Other company's within the Materials & Construction industry that declined today were:
), down 11.2%,
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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 $4.98 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are up 33.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, generally poor debt management and poor profit margins.
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