Industrial Goods Active Stocks: General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI), PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM), Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE:CBI), Masco (NYSE:MAS)

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) saw a small decline in the short interest, but that short interest dove in July, down almost 15% to 58,090,804 shares as of 15 July from 68,273,172 shares short as of 30 June. GE’s common stock dividend yield is 3.4% now that shares have pulled back to under 26 from its 52 wk high at 28.09. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) stock performance was -0.58% in last session and finished the day at $25.79. Traded volume was 24.62million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 27.02million shares. The beta of the stock remained 1.49. General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) insider ownership is 0.04%.

D.R. Horton (NYSE:DHI)‘s stock had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at JPMorgan Chase & Co. in a research report issued on Friday. They currently have a $21.00 target price on the stock, down from their previous target price of $23.00. JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s target price suggests a potential downside of 2.82% from the company’s current price. D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) dropped -1.50 percent to $21.61 Friday on volume of 16.91million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $21.20 to $21.92. D.R. Horton, Inc. (NYSE:DHI) has a market capitalization of $7.87billion.

PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM) had disclosed that its net new orders on a unit basis slipped 2.2% to 4,778 homes in the second quarter from 4,885 homes in the year-ago quarter. Similarly, its backlog orders of homes dipped 4.4% to 8,179 homes from 8,558 homes in the year earlier quarter. PulteGroup, Inc. (NYSE:PHM)’s stock on July 25, 2014 reported a decrease of -2.65% to the closing price of $18.73. Its fifty two weeks range is $14.23 -$21.65. The total market capitalization recorded $7.09billion. The overall volume in the last trading session was 10.98million shares. In its share capital, PHM has 375.95million outstanding shares.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. N.V. (CBI: Quote) Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $142.4 million or $1.31 per share, up from $106.04 million or $0.05 per share in the same period last year. On Friday, shares of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI) dropped -9.23% to close the day at $63.07. Company return on investment (ROI) is 14.20% and its monthly performance is recorded as -6.20%. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V. (NYSE:CBI) quarterly revenue growth is -20.99%.

The Q2 2014 earnings report for home improvement and building products stock Masco Corporation (MAS), a potential peer or competitor of American Woodmark Corporation (AMWD), Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc (FBHS) and Norcraft Companies Inc (NCFT), is scheduled for after the market closes today (Monday, July 28th). Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) stock performance was 1.46% in last session and finished the day at $20.90. Traded volume was 4.91million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 5.31million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.13. Masco Corporation (NYSE:MAS) insider ownership is 1.30%.

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