HBSDealer Stock Watch: Tuesday’s Ticker
|The majority of hardware and building supply stocks finished the day lower. Of the 30 companies tracked below, 11 showed gains on Tuesday. The day’s biggest movers were LOW, up 2.1%; and BECN, down 3.5%.|
|BLDR (Builders FS)||18.46||-1.91%|
|BMCH (BMC Stock)||21.65||N.C.|
|CENT (Central Garden)||43.69||+0.83%|
|DE (Deere & Co.)||144.55||+0.09%|
|HD (Home Depot)||197.61||+0.78%|
|LL (Lumber Liquidators)||26.40||-0.04%|
|SMG (Scotts Miracle-Gro)||87.38||+0.24%|
|TSCO (Tractor Supply)||77.72||+0.19%|
|UFPI (Universal Forest)||37.83||-1.02%|
Milwaukee Tool expands Packout collection
The latest Packout models feature a lower profile but the same resistant body.
Milwaukee Tool is adding low-profile organizers and tool bags to its Packout Modular Storage System.
The latest Packout organizers are half the height of current models but maintain the same impact resistant body. Each Organizer has removeable bin dividers and no-travel bin seals to keep products from shifting around. In addition, the Organizers are IP65 rated to keep water and jobsite debris out.
The new 15” and 20” Packout Tool Bags un-zip to reveal large open space for tools, and have cushioned shoulder straps, top handles, and side handles for flexible carry. Each is constructed of tear resistant 1680D ballistic material and have an impact resistant polymer base are up to 5-times more durable than other bases, protecting contents from water, abrasion, and impact.
The new additions feature an intuitive and quick attachment mechanism which gives users the freedom to stack and lock them in different configurations to best suit their needs.
Avoiding catastrophe and major loss
Tony Sciarrino, director of claims litigation at PLM, will lead a behind-the-scenes view of real-life large business losses.
Looking to avoid a catastrophic loss to your business?
At 2018 Pro Dealer Industry Summit, Tony Sciarrino – director of claims litigation at Pennsylvania Lumbermens Mutual Insurance (PLM) – will lead an in-depth, behind-the-scenes view from the insurance company’s perspective of real-life, large losses.
Dealers will be able to see actual footage and images from claims that PLM has received from different building material dealers throughout the US. By analyzing the information from the insurance company’s perspective, you will be able to see the process from beginning to end: the mistakes made, the causes of the loss, and most importantly, ways the catastrophic loss could have been avoided.
Sciarrino is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Law and has spent 22 years as a civil litigator in Western Pennsylvania.
The ProDealer Industry Summit is presented by the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association and HBSDealer.
Speakers this year include John Burns, CEO of John Burns Real Estate Consulting and no stranger to the LBM industry; John Mauri, president of the LBM & Hardlines Group for ECi Building and Construction Division; and Keynote Speaker Mark Nutsch – Green Beret Commander and the author of the best-selling book “Horse Soldiers.”
Registration is now open for the Pro Dealer Industry Summit, scheduled for Oct 17-19 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in downtown Chicago.