HBSDealer Stock Watch: Big day for stocks
Monday’s trading brought gains for 28 out of 30 stocks, with LL and JELD leading the way. On a day when the DOW gained 170 points, LL was up 5.4%; JELD was up 3.3%, and SHLD was up 2.4%.
Only TTC and WDFC showed declined, down 0.5% and 0.7%, respectively.
Florida Window & Door acquires Indian River Glass
Florida Window & Door, the Palm Beach, Fla.-based replacement window supplier and installation business that operates throughout the Sunshine State, has acquired Indian River Glass.
Located in New Smyrna Beach, Indian River Glass sells and installs wood, aluminum and vinyl windows and doors in Brevard, Volusia, Flagler and Seminole counties. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“Indian River Glass provides us the opportunity to acquire a business that has been in business for over 40 years with a stellar reputation,” said Scott Berman, president of Florida Window & Door.
“The company allows us to further expand our geographic footprint in the State of Florida," Berman added. "We look forward to the opportunity of growing this business and welcome the employees of Indian River Glass to our company.”
Brasscraft celebrates corporate citizenship
Novi, Mich.-based Brasscraft Manufacturing Company, a Masco-owned company, issued a release pointing to several charitable events in which it participated. These events include activies with Make A Wish, Habitat for Humanity and the Salvation Army, among others.
Over the course of the past decade, the Brasscraft team has raised close to $400,000 for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Soceity through its participation in the Detrioit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathan.
“Making an impact in our community is important to our team. We are the change agents within our community,” said Josh Jaime, Brasscraft’s Community Outreach Chairman. “We’re helping organizations that make our communities better for us all.”
Also, with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), Brasscraft participated in the annual JDRF One Walk. In conjunction with the Masco foundation, the result was a donation of $25,000.