3 Construction Materials stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Vulcan Materials Company (VMC) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Vulcan Materials Company produces construction aggregates. The company also gets A’s in operating margin growth, earnings revisions, and earnings surprise. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMC stock.
Eagle Materials Inc. (EXP) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to a A. Eagle Materials Inc. is a diversified producer of basic building materials and construction products used in residential, industrial, commercial and infrastructure construction. The company also gets A’s in earnings growth and return on equity. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of EXP stock.
The rating of James Hardie Industries PLC Sponsored ADR (JHX) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. James Hardie Industries PLC Sponsored ADR manufactures and sells fiber cement building products for interior and exterior building construction applications mainly in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Europe. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JHX stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.