Lakeway, TX -- (SBWIRE) -- 02/21/2013 -- Bestdamnpennystocks, an investment community with a special focus on updating investors with recent news on the U.S. stock market, issues news alert on the following stocks:-
Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (NYSE:HOV) stock dropped 8.16% to $5.29. The company will release financial results for the first quarter ended January 31, 2013 the morning of Wednesday, March 6, 2013. The Company will webcast its first quarter earnings conference call at 11:00 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday, March 6, 2013.
Additionally, the company announced that senior management will be presenting at the J.P. Morgan Global High Yield & Leveraged Finance Conference on Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. ET.
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Walter Energy, Inc. (NYSE:WLT) shares declined 8.01% to $36.76 after the company yesterday reported a fourth quarter loss of $71 million, or $1.13 a share, compared with a year-earlier profit of $80.3 million, or $1.28 a share. Revenue slipped 32% to $478.8 million, primarily due to reduced demand and pricing for met coal. Analysts had projected a loss of 89 cents a share and revenue of $511 million.
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Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) shares dropped 7.91% and closed at $39.91 in the last trading session after the company yesterday reported fourth-quarter net loss of $56 million or $0.47 per share, compared with net earnings of $50 million or $0.41 per share in the prior year. Adjusted earnings for the quarter were $13 million or $0.11 per share, compared with $48 million or $0.40 per share a year. Analysts expected earnings of $0.16 per share for the quarter. Net sales for the quarter fell to $1.16 billion from $1.20 billion in the prior year. Analysts on consensus estimated revenues of $1.16 billion.
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Eagle Materials, Inc. (NYSE:EXP) shares declined 7.91% to $62.21. The company, on Feb. 6, posted third-quarter net earnings of $17.98 million or $0.37 per share, compared with $2.90 million or $0.07 per share in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted earnings for the latest quarter were $0.43 per share, up from $0.20 per share. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.44 per share. Quarterly revenues rose 33% to $164.74 million from $123.60 million in the comparable quarter last year, while analysts expected revenues of $154.78 million for the quarter.
Additionally, Eagle Materials stock was downgraded by Zacks from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a note issued to investors last week. They currently have a $70.50 target price on the stock.
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