Martin Marietta Materials Inc
Jobs data released this morning shows that the U.S. economy is firing on all cylinders, and the stock market has responded by rallying.
Company & Industry Overviews
Natural Resource Partners’ (NRP) VantaCore is one of the top 25 aggregates producers in the US.
On December 14, 2016, Albemarle (ALB) announced the completion of the sale of its Chemetall surface treatment business to BASF.
In this series, we’ll discuss the latest business updates and announcements made by chemical companies during the week ended December 2, 2016.
After Donald Trump won the US presidential election, Jacobs Engineering (JEC) rose 9% on November 9. For now, the benefits are just speculation.
None of FKGRX’s core sectors contributed to its returns in any meaningful manner, which negatively affected its performance.
The Chicago PMI was 56.2 for October 2015. It beat the consensus reading of 49.2. This figure gives a mixed review of the US economy.
Housing starts are a leading indicator of residential construction activity. Housing starts in May increased 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. However, compared to April, they dipped 11.1%.
The construction sector accounts for more than 40% of total steel consumption in the US. In April, construction spending increased 2.2% over the previous month.
Maverick Capital increased its position in Vulcan Materials by $147 million in stock. Vulcan accounts for 2.91% of the fund’s portfolio in 4Q14.
Point72 Asset Management’s portfolio decreased slightly to $13.2 billion in the third quarter—compared to $15.6 billion in the second quarter. The third quarter ended in September.