General Building Materials: Masco (NYSE:MAS), Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST), USG Corporation (NYSE:USG), Real Goods Solar (NASDAQ:RSOL)


The Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) Foundation has donated $150,000 to establish a scholarship specifically for Ypsilanti Community Schools students to be able to earn an associate degree in a construction program at Washtenaw Community College. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) stock opened at $22.35 in last session, and closed at $22.44, while the day range of stock is $22.17 – $22.57. The stock showed a positive weekly performance of 0.90%.

Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) was downgraded by Zacks from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report issued to clients and investors on Wednesday, reports. Fastenal Company (NASDAQ:FAST) stock opened at $45.65, in last session and closed at $45.61, by gaining 0.18%. The 52 week range of the stock is $42.48 – $53.12. Company’s market capitalization is $13.54 billion.

USG Corp. (NYSE:USG)’s EVP Stanley Ferguson sold 9,110 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, February 19th. USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) stock advanced 1.14% and finished the last session at $34.58. The EPS of the stock remained 0.44. Company’s market capitalization is $3.76 billion.

Real Goods Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:RSOL) d/b/a RGS Energy,will change the ticker symbol for its Class A common stock listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market from “RSOL” to “RGSE,” effective upon market open on Monday, February 24, 2014. Real Goods Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ:RSOL) stock opened the session at $3.84, and closed the session at $3.83. The 52 week range of the stock remained $1.56 – $7.17 and the day range was $3.78 – $3.90.