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Daily Technical Summary Reports on Industrial Goods Stocks -- CEMEX, CRH PLC, Eagle Materials, and Sterling Construction

NEW YORK, October 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on CX, CRH, EXP, or STRL then come over to and sign up for your free customized report. Featured on is the Industrial Goods sector, which received a "Market Perform" rating from Charles Schwab on October 12th, 2017. As per the research firm, global manufacturing has begun to improve, although unevenly, while US manufacturing remains in expansionary territory. However, disappointment with the lack of US fiscal stimulus could put a damper on the group. This morning, four industry players have been lined up for review: CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. (NYSE: CX), CRH PLC (NYSE: CRH), Eagle Materials Inc. (NYSE: EXP), and Sterling Construction Co. Inc. (NASDAQ: STRL). Register now and get full and free access to these research reports at:



On Monday, shares in San Pedro Garza Garcia, Mexico headquartered CEMEX S.A.B. de C.V. recorded a trading volume of 12.75 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 8.94 million shares. The stock ended at $7.81, declining 2.62% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 1.15% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading below its 200-day moving average by 12.04%. Furthermore, shares of CEMEX, which together with its subsidiaries, produces, markets, distributes, and sells cement, ready-mix concrete, aggregates, clinker, and other construction materials, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 17.44.  

On October 04th, 2017, CEMEX announced that it has been selected, together with CEMEX Latam Holdings, its Spanish subsidiary that is publicly listed in Colombia, as members of the 2017 FTSE4Good Emerging Latin America Index, recognizing the performance of both companies on environmental, social, and governance practices. CEMEX was recognized as one of the top ten constituents of the 2017 FTSE4 Good Emerging Latin America Index, which comprises over 100 companies from Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru. Access our complete research report on CX for free at:



Dublin, Ireland headquartered CRH PLC's stock finished yesterday's session 0.60% lower at $36.24 with a total trading volume of 424,345 shares. The Company's shares have gained 1.46% in the last one month, 1.37% over the previous three months, and 5.41% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.00% and 2.30%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of CRH, which through its subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes building materials, have an RSI of 50.47.  

On September 20th, 2017, CRH announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Ash Grove Cement Company, a leading US cement manufacturer headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, for a total consideration of US$3.5 billion. The proposed transaction is subject to the latter's shareholder and regulatory approvals and will be financed through existing financial resources. The transaction is expected to close around year-end 2017.

On September 27th, 2017, research firm Jefferies initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock. The complimentary research report on CRH can be downloaded at:

Eagle Materials 

At the close of trading on Monday, shares in Dallas, Texas headquartered Eagle Materials Inc. rose 0.35%, ending the day at $108.98. The stock recorded a trading volume of 413,269 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 6.99% in the last one month, 19.31% in the previous three months, and 10.61% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 10.04% and 10.91% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Eagle Materials, which produces and sells construction products and building materials for use in residential, industrial, commercial, and infrastructure construction in the US, have an RSI of 69.38.  

On September 28th, 2017, research firm Standpoint Research downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'.

On October 12th, 2017, Eagle Materials announced that it will release financial results for Q2 FY18 ended September 30th, 2017, on October 25th, 2017, before the open of the NYSE. The Company will also host an investor conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET that same day. The call will be webcast and accessible on the Company's website. Register for free on and get access to the latest report on EXP at:

Sterling Construction 

The Woodlands, Texas headquartered Sterling Construction Co. Inc.'s shares ended the day 0.88% lower at $14.57 with a total trading volume of 252,986 shares. The stock has gained 9.47% over the previous three months and 72.22% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 12.13% above their 50-day moving average and 34.15% above their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Sterling Construction, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a heavy civil construction company in Texas, Utah, Nevada, Colorado, Arizona, California, Hawaii, and other states in the US, have an RSI of 54.34. Download your free research report on STRL at:


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