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Oct 12, 2017 4:00 PM ET

Stocks Under Scanner in the General Building Materials Space — Builders FirstSource, Martin Marietta Materials, MDU Resources, and Owens Corning

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If you want a Stock Review on BLDR, MLM, MDU, or OC then come over to http://dailystocktracker.com/register/ and sign up for your free customized report. On Wednesday, October 12, 2017, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 6,603.55, up 0.25%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.18% higher, to finish at 22,872.89; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,555.24, slightly advancing 0.18%. Gains were broad based as seven out of nine sectors ended the day in positive. This Thursday, DailyStockTracker.com has initiated reports coverage on the following General Building Materials equities: Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDR), Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (NYSE: MLM), MDU Resources Group Inc. (NYSE: MDU), and Owens Corning (NYSE: OC). Take a look at the free research reports issued today on DailyStockTracker.com for these stocks by signing up at:


Builders FirstSource 

Dallas, Texas-based Builders FirstSource Inc.’s stock finished Wednesday’s session 0.92% higher at $17.63 with a total trading volume of 636,381 shares. The Company’s shares have advanced 11.23% in the previous three months, 57.69% over the past twelve months, and 60.71% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 6.67% and 19.99%, respectively. Additionally, shares of Builders FirstSource, which manufactures and supplies building materials, manufactured components, and construction services to professional contractors, sub-contractors, and consumers in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.63. Sign up and read the free research report on BLDR at:


Martin Marietta Materials 

On Wednesday, shares in Raleigh, North Carolina headquartered Martin Marietta Materials Inc. recorded a trading volume of 371,067 shares. The stock ended the session 0.69% lower at $203.73. The Company’s shares have advanced 20.41% over the last twelve months. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 0.71%. Moreover, shares of Martin Marietta Materials, which together with its subsidiaries, supplies aggregates products and heavy building materials for the construction industry in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 48.86.

On October 11th, 2017, research firm Jefferies resumed its ‘Buy’ rating on the Company’s stock, with a target price of $240per share. The complimentary research report on MLM can be downloaded at:


MDU Resources Group 

Bismarck, North Dakota-based MDU Resources Group Inc.’s shares closed the day 0.26% higher at $26.94. The stock recorded a trading volume of 483,458 shares. The Company’s shares have gained 9.38% over the last twelve months. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.88% and 0.09%, respectively. Additionally, shares of MDU Resources, which engages in the regulated energy delivery, and construction materials and services businesses in the US, have an RSI of 59.35. Register for free on DailyStockTracker.com and access the latest report on MDU at:


Owens Corning 

Shares in Toledo, Ohio headquartered Owens Corning finished 0.47% higher at $79.85. The stock recorded a trading volume of 457,683 shares. The Company’s shares have advanced 20.62% in the previous three months, 51.43% over the last twelve months, and 54.87% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.68% and 25.49%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Owens Corning, which together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells glass fiber reinforcements and other materials for composites; and residential and commercial building materials worldwide, have an RSI of 74.63. Get free access to your research report on OC at:


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