|Day Low/High||94.78 / 95.48|
|52 Wk Low/High||54.34 / 97.43|
Armstrong Flooring started trading as a stand-alone company this week after being spun-off from Armstrong World Industries.
Volume has been heavier on weeks that AWI declined. Internally the stock is on a slippery surface.
Barnes & Noble, which plans to separate its educational business, could have a breakup value of over $35 a share.
ValueAct Capital is one activist that creates value.
Low rates and bullish company calls mean these building-material plays look good.
Hostile campaigns grab headlines, but more benign deals can provide better returns.
We have seen a huge correction, and we now need to look for signs that it is ending.
Masco and Armstrong should realize their upside in an improving housing market.
Favorable housing conditions may provide AWI with upside 2014 potential.
Against this difficult backdrop, insider activity can serve as a useful guide for our next move.
Employment is a good leading indicator, and the data don't look good.
Let's start by taking a peek at the overnight and early-morning price action of the major asset classes. The rundown: S&P futures -4; Nasdaq futures -; Nikkei schmeissed for second day in a row, -3% and at the lowest level in three weeks (is Abe ret...