4. As of noon trading, Texas Industries ( TXI) is down $0.91 (-2.0%) to $43.87 on light volume Thus far, 53,017 shares of Texas Industries exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 388,800 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.81-$45.13 after having opened the day at $44.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.78.

Texas Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of heavy construction materials in the southwestern United States. It operates in three segments: Cement, Aggregates, and Consumer Products. Texas Industries has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 99.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 45.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Texas Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Texas Industries as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Texas Industries Ratings Report now.

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