In 4Q14, Glenview Capital increased its position in Mohawk Industries (MHK) to 2,328,002 shares, which is 1.81% of the fund’s total 4Q14 portfolio.
Net sales in the company’s Americas market declined 0.7% to $509.2 million in the second quarter. It was essentially flat for the first half of 2014. This was due to lower volumes.
Armstrong World Industries stock fell at the end of last month. Its 2Q14 earnings and revenue fell short of analysts’ expectations. Revenue was up 0.5% to $710 million compared to the same quarter last year. Adjusted diluted earnings per share (or EPS) fell 1% to $0.60. Net income declined 31.4% to $21 million.
Armstrong is based in Lancaster. It’s a global producer of flooring products and ceiling systems. The products are used in the construction and renovation of residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. It designs, manufactures, and sells flooring products that are mainly resilient and wood.