Home Improvement Industry Stocks Down 18
[Monday, August 06, 2012] The Hard Fax Composite of home improvement industry stocks fell 18 points in the latest week of trading to end at 1312, down from 1330 the prior week, and is currently up 19 percent on the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 20 points for the week, ending at 13096, or plus seven percent on the year.
Last week the market basket of 28 industry-related stocks had 18 decliners, nine gainers and one stock unchanged.
The three largest percentage gainers year-to-date are Lumber Liquidators (+139% at 42.27), Builders FirstSource (+84% at 3.74) and Sears Holdings (+55% at 49.28). Only three of the composite’s 28 stocks are down for the year: Orchard Supply (-38%), Simpson Manufacturing (-26%) and Fastenal (-1%).
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