Quikrete Industry Dashboard
The latest update of the Quikrete Industry Dashboard contains new data for gas prices, the unemployment rate and activity on the HBSDealer Stock Roundup.
Gas prices rose to a national average of $2.46 per gallon of regular. That’s 20 cents higher than one month ago, and it equals the year ago level.
Meanwhile, the national unemployment rate, released on Friday, improved to 6.3%, compared to a 6.7% in December.
The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported: “In January, notable job gains in professional and business services and in both public and private education were offset by losses in leisure and hospitality, in retail trade, in health care, and in transportation and warehousing.”
On the Stock Roundup, shares of DE are up 87% from a year ago. Not far behind are BLDR and TSCO, up 59% and 58%, respectively.