Masco Stock Falls On Unusually High Volume (MAS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Masco Corporation (NYSE: MAS) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 9.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading down 56 cents (-2.9%) at $19.06 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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Masco has a market cap of $7.46 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Masco Corporation engages in the manufacture, distribution, and installation of home improvement and building products primarily in North America and Europe.

TheStreet Ratings rates Masco as a hold. 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 poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. You can view the full Masco Ratings Report.

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