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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Infrastructure Stocks Set To Benefit From Biden’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

    With Biden’s new infrastructure plan, many stocks are set to benefit from the influx of funding. Here are some of them.
    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    News

    Buy U.S. Concrete Stock Before It Merges With Vulcan Materials

    Now is the time to buy stock in U.S. Concrete Inc. after the company announced that it's being purchased by competitor Vulcan Materials Company.
    By Danielle Letenyei
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    Materials

    The Outlook for the Vulcan Materials Company

    The Vulcan Materials Company’s (VMC) revenue grew 5% and 7% in 2016 and 9M17, respectively. Aggregates, concrete, and calcium drove the growth in 2016, offset by asphalt mix.

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Materials

    What’s Led to Vulcan Materials’ Upward Dividend Yield Curve

    Vulcan’s dividend yield Vulcan Materials’ (VMC) 100% dividend-per-share growth in 2016 has been followed by 25% growth in 2017. Its dividend yield curve has sloped upward due to growth in its dividend per share and a sharp drop in its stock price growth. Its stock price has risen 1% YTD (year-to-date), compared with 32% in 2016. The company, like the overall […]

    By Amanda Lawrence
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Can Trump’s Fiscal Stimulus Boost Global Economic Growth in 2017?

    According to Goldman Sachs’s Jan Hatzius, the momentum in economic activity gained in 3Q16, and the Trump administration’s fiscal measures could help the economy to grow in 2017.

    By Mary Sadler
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    What Do Natural Resource Partners’ VantaCore Operations Entail?

    Natural Resource Partners’ (NRP) VantaCore is one of the top 25 aggregates producers in the US.

    By Sheldon Krieger
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    Materials

    Why FMC’s Health and Nutrition Segment’s Revenue Fell in 2Q16

    In 2Q16, FMC Corporation’s (FMC) Health and Nutrition segment reported revenue of $195 million, representing 24.1% of FMC’s total revenue.

    By Peter Neil
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    Materials

    How Do US Steel Demand Indicators Look in July?

    Housing starts in the US rose by 4.8% to a SAAR (seasonally adjusted annual rate) of 1.2 million units in June 2016.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Which Picks Have Been a Boon for the MFS Growth Fund so Far in 2016?

    The MFS Growth Fund Class A has gained by 3.2% YTD in 2016, which makes the fund among the above-average performers in the year so far, among our 12 funds.

    By David Ashworth
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    Earnings Report

    MDU Resources Reports Mixed Quarterly Results

    After its 3Q15 earnings report, MDU Resources rose by 1.8% to close at $19.20 per share as of November 2, 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    May Housing Starts Rise Year-over-Year but Dip 11% in April

    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%.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    US Construction Spending Increased 2.2% in March

    In the latest reading in March, total construction spending increased 2.2% on a YoY basis. However, it declined slightly from February.

    By Mohit Oberoi, CFA
  • Materials

    Must-know: Why US job creation is at its best levels since 2012

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the Employment Situation report for April on Friday, May 2. One of the most keenly watched monthly labor indicators, the report estimated that the U.S. economy added about 288,000 jobs.

    By Phalguni Soni
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