Home Improvement Industry Stocks Up 29% YTD
[Monday, September 17, 2012] The Hard Fax Composite of home improvement industry stocks gained 33 points in the latest week of trading to end at 1422, up from 1389 the prior week, and is currently up 29 percent on the year. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 286 points for the week, ending at 13593, or plus 11 percent on the year.
Last week the market basket of 28 industry-related stocks had 24 gainers versus only four decliners.
Home improvement industry stocks continue to outperform the overall market with 25 of our 28 stocks up for the year versus only three stocks down. The THF Composite is up 29 percent on the year while the Dow is up 11 percent and the Nasdaq is up 22 percent.
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