Breakfast Technical Briefing on General Building Materials Stocks -- Masco, Summit Materials, USG Corp., and Vulcan Materials

NEW YORK, October 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on MAS, SUM, USG, or VMC then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. Focus is shifted on the Building Materials sector, which can be highly cyclical, giving investors cause for caution. There are a number of subsectors - some mature, others growing. The group is fragmented, but there are companies that dominate certain niches. Ahead of today's trading session, reviews four equities in the General Building Materials space to see how they have fared over the past trading sessions: Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS), Summit Materials Inc. (NYSE: SUM), USG Corp. (NYSE: USG) , and Vulcan Materials Co. (NYSE: VMC). Daily Stock Tracker published free research reports on these stocks today at:


Taylor, Michigan headquartered Masco Corp.'s shares declined 0.69%, closing Thursday's trading session at $38.98. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.18 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 2.03 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 5.92% in the last month, 1.43% over the previous three months, and 23.28% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.80% above its 50-day moving average and 8.92% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Masco, which designs, manufactures, markets, and distributes home improvement and building products worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.22.

On September 22nd, 2017, Masco announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.105 per common share, payable on November 13th, 2017, to shareholders of record on October 13th, 2017. See our free and comprehensive research report on MAS at:

Summit Materials 

On Thursday, shares in Denver, Colorado headquartered Summit Materials Inc. recorded a trading volume of 587,766 shares. The stock rose 0.99%, ending the day at $32.65. The Company's shares have advanced 8.04% in the past month, 10.04% in the previous three months, and 37.24% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.37% and 22.07%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Summit Materials, which together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells construction materials and related downstream products, have an RSI of 70.68. SUM free research report is just a click away at:

USG Corp.

Chicago, Illinois headquartered USG Corp.'s stock finished the day 0.03% lower at $32.00. A total volume of 3.58 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 2.27 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.13% in the last one month, 12.48% in the previous three months, and 10.80% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.29% and 6.12%, respectively. Additionally, shares of USG Corp., which through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells building materials worldwide, have an RSI of 60.02.

On October 02nd, 2017, research firm SunTrust downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. Sign up for your complimentary report on USG at:

Vulcan Materials 

Shares in Birmingham, Alabama headquartered Vulcan Materials Co. ended yesterday's session 1.93% higher at $120.88. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.11 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.54% in the last one month. The stock is trading 2.49% above its 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Vulcan Materials, which produces and sells construction aggregates, asphalt mix, and ready-mixed concrete primarily in the US, have an RSI of 57.79.

On September 28th, 2017, Vulcan Materials announced that its Gurley Quarry has been named the winner of the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association's Platinum Environmental Excellence Award, the highest environmental recognition presented by the national organization. Gurley Quarry, which began operations in 2013, is located in Madison County, Alabama, east of Huntsville. Register for free on and download the latest research report on VMC at:

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