Quikrete Industry Dashboard
On annual basis, the hardware and building supply stocks tracked on the HBSDealer Stock Roundup range from a low of 11.5% (WY) annual growth to a high of 61.0% (BMC). These gains come as the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 7.6% on the year.
The month-to-month story is more of a mixed bag.
The latest version of the Quikrete Industry Dashboard reflects positive trends in multiple charts, with the exception of Consumer Confidence, which slipped below the 100 figure in November.
Coming next week: the government will report monthly retail sales on Dec. 16, followed by housing starts on Dec. 17.