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Long-term Investments to Boost Diversity of Services and Broaden Product Portfolios - Research Report on Masco, Owens Corning,

   Long-term Investments to Boost Diversity of Services and Broaden Product
Portfolios - Research Report on Masco, Owens Corning, Quanex, Nortek, and Trex

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NEW YORK, June 6, 2013

NEW YORK, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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Today, Wall Street Reports announced new research reports highlighting Masco
Corporation (NYSE: MAS), Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), Quanex Building Products
Corporation (NYSE: NX), Nortek Inc. (NASDAQ: NTK), and Trex Co. Inc. (NYSE:
TREX). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including
full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links
below.

Masco Corporation Research Report

On May 21, 2013, Masco Corporation's (Masco) subsidiary, Masco Home Services,
Inc., along with its affiliated Company, Energy Sense, announced that it has
surpassed a milestone of verifying more than 200,000 ENERGY STAR compliant
homes combined. "We are extremely proud of the fact that working with our
builder allies has enabled us to contribute to helping over 200,000 new
homeowners enjoy more energy efficient, comfortable, and durable homes while
also reducing their environmental impact," said Dave Bell, Director of
Building Science at Masco Home Services. "These numbers would not have been
possible without the commitment of our builder customers and the support of
the Environmental Protection Agency." The Company offers a comprehensive range
of energy efficiency services including pre-construction plan review, various
inspection services, diagnostic testing, training and a software solution to
manage it all. The Full Research Report on Masco Corporation - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/2b0a_MAS]

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Owens Corning Research Report

On June 3, 2013, Owens Corning announced that it has completed the acquisition
of Thermafiber Inc., a leading manufacturer of mineral wool commercial and
industrial insulation products. "The acquisition of Thermafiber is an
outstanding addition for Owens Corning and our customers," said Joe Ochoa,
Vice President and General Manager, Engineered Insulation Systems. "Mineral
wool insulation adds to our product portfolio and helps us to provide access
to high-temperature commercial building applications." The acquisition, which
includes a manufacturing location in Wabash, Ind., provides the Company with a
broad insulation portfolio encompassing fiberglass, foam and mineral wool
insulation products. The Full Research Report on Owens Corning - including
full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/46a2_OC]

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Quanex Building Products Corporation Research Report

On June 3, 2013, Quanex Building Products Corporation (Quanex) announced its
Q2 FY 2013 conference call schedule. The Q2 FY 2013 earnings, scheduled for
release before market hours on June 7, 2013, will be followed by a conference
call on the same day at 9:00 a.m. ET. The conference will be broadcast live
over the Internet on the Company's website. The Company's Chairman and Chief
Executive Officer, David Petratis, and Chief Financial Officer, Brent Korb,
will lead the conference call. The Full Research Report on Quanex Building
Products Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and
price targets - is available to download free of charge at
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/b4f7_NX]

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Nortek Inc. Research Report

On May 9, 2013, Nortek, Inc. (Nortek) announced its Q1 FY 2013 financial
results (period ended March 30, 2013) with total net sales of $519.1 million,
compared with $522.8 million in Q1 FY 2012. The Company's gross margin was
27.3% compared with 27.9% in Q1 FY 2012. The Company's SG&A increased 14.1%
YoY to $125.6 million. As of March 30, 2013, Nortek had $201.4 million of
unrestricted cash and cash equivalents on its balance sheet, compared with
$144.7 million on December 31, 2012. "The first quarter of 2013 was in line
with our expectations," said Nortek President and Chief Executive Officer
Michael J. Clarke. "Net sales and gross margin were very close to the first
quarter last year. At the same time we made large investments in people and
processes to drive our transformation, which resulted in higher SG&A expense
in the quarter. We expect these investments will provide Nortek with
significant long-term benefits." The Full Research Report on Nortek Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at
[http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/3bc6_NTK]

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Trex Co. Inc. Research Report

On May 31, 2013, Trex Company, Inc. (Trex) announced that it will present at
the Deutsche Bank 2013 Global Industrials and Basic Materials Conference on
June 13, 2013, Thursday. The conference will be held at the Westin Chicago
River North Hotel in Chicago, III. Chairman, President and Chief Executive
Officer Ronald W. Kaplan will present at 2:20 p.m. CT. The Company will also
meet one-on-one with institutional investors during the day. Trex's investor
presentation is available on the Investor Relations section of the Trex
website. The Full Research Report on Trex Co. Inc. - including full detailed
breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free
of charge at [http://www.wsreports.com/r/full_research_report/2f8f_TREX ]

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