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|December 5, 2013 01:00 PM EST|
LONDON, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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On Wednesday, December 04, 2013, the US equity market finished the day on a lower note, the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,792.81, down 0.13%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 15,889.77, down 0.16%; while the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,038.00, up 0.02%. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index ended the day at 428.27, down 0.37%, while the S&P 500 Materials Sector Index gained 0.47% higher to close the day at 276.20. Additionally, the S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index advanced 11.08% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.45% during the same period. The major movers in the sector included Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS), Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), USG Corp. (NYSE: USG), and Vulcan Materials Co. (NYSE: VMC). AAAResearchReports.com free coverage on MAS, OC, USG, and VMC is available upon registration at:
Masco Corp.'s stock fell by 0.97% on Wednesday, finishing the day at $21.54, after fluctuating between $21.25 and $21.80 during the trading session. A total of 4.65 million shares were traded, which is above with the daily average volume of 4.27 million. Despite Wednesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 13.01% in the previous three months and 2.47% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.45% and 1.41% during the respective periods. Additionally, Masco Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $20.92 and $20.40, respectively. Download free technical research on MAS by signing up at:
Owens Corning's stock edged 0.39% higher on Wednesday, even as the US equity market declined. The company's shares closed the day at $38.55, after oscillating between $38.23 and $39.26 during the trading session. A total of 1.19 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume 1.76 million. The company's shares have advanced 7.62% in the previous one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.41% during the same period. Further, Owens Corning's stock is trading above its 50-day moving average of $37.49. Register now and get access to free analysis on OC at:
Shares in USG Corp. plummeted on Wednesday, ending the day at $25.58, down 2.77%, after vacillating between $25.25 and $26.36 during the trading session. A total of 2.62 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.53 million. The company's shares have advanced 8.07% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 8.45% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, USG Corp.'s stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $27.48 and $26.40, respectively. Sign up and read our complimentary report on USG at:
On Wednesday Vulcan Materials Co.'s stock closed the day at $54.45, down 1.91% from the previous day's closing price of $55.51. The company's shares vacillated between $53.55 and $55.41 during the trading session. A total of 0.71 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.64 million. Despite Wednesday's losses, the company's shares have surged 11.56% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 8.45% during the same period. Additionally, Vulcan Materials Co.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $54.28 and $51.63, respectively. The free report on VMC can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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