Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model Louisiana-Pacific ( LPX) pushed the Materials & Construction industry lower today making it today's featured Materials & Construction laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.3%. By the end of trading, Louisiana-Pacific fell $0.43 (-2.4%) to $17.37 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 5,805,190 shares of Louisiana-Pacific exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,582,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $17.27-$18.47 after having opened the day at $17.87 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $17.80. Other companies within the Materials & Construction industry that declined today were: India Globalization Capital ( IGC), down 10.0%, China Advanced Construction Materials Group ( CADC), down 3.7%, Comstock ( CHCI), down 1.9% and Matrix Service Company ( MTRX), down 1.8%.
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