Awards, Fund Raising, Loan Programs, Outdoor Living Trends, and Business Highlights - Analyst Notes on Fastenal, USG, RGS, Trex,

   Awards, Fund Raising, Loan Programs, Outdoor Living Trends, and Business     Highlights - Analyst Notes on Fastenal, USG, RGS, Trex, and Headwaters  Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, March 13, 2014  NEW YORK, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Fastenal Company (NASDAQ: FAST), USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), Real Goods Solar, Inc. (NASDAQ: RGSE), Trex Co. Inc. (NYSE: TREX), and Headwaters Inc. (NYSE: HW). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:  --  Fastenal Company Analyst Notes  On February 28, 2014, Fastenal Company (Fastenal) reported that Fastenal Monticello, the Fastenal store in Monticello, Arkansas, has won the Company's 10^th annual "BK Best Looking Store" contest. Bob Kierlin, Founder of the Company, stated, "This contest matters because it elicits pride by the branch people in their branch, which pays off with better stores, better displays and a better customer experience." Fastenal added that the Monticello store was awarded $5,500, to be used for marketing and advertising, along with 50 blue Fastenal t-shirts to share with customers and a plaque commemorating their win. The full analyst notes on Fastenal Company are available to download free of charge at:  --  USG Corporation Analyst Notes  On March 6, 2014, USG Corp. (USG) reported that the Company and its subsidiary, L&W Supply, raised funds through its employees, customers, vendors and the public to send Rico Roman's family to Sochi to see him compete. USG stated that Rico Roman is a U.S. Army veteran who will compete for gold at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. USG Chairman, President and CEO James S. Metcalf, commented, "Rico's story and the spirit of the Olympic and Paralympic Games capture the very essence of our new brand, and we are proud to be part of the team behind the team that helps make this experience possible." USG added that it also donated building materials to help construct USA House in Sochi, Russia and is supplying expertise and materials to aid in the improvements at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The full analyst notes on USG Corporation are available to download free of charge at:  --  Real Goods Solar, Inc. Analyst Notes  On March 5, 2014, Real Goods Solar, Inc. (RGS) (trade name: RGS Energy) reported that the Company and Mosaic, a company that offers investments online in solar projects, have collaborated to launch Mosaic Home Solar Loan. According to RGS, the new loan program offers a simple online loan application that delivers results in minutes. The Company stated that Mosaic's innovative web software technology combined with RGS' excellent market reach and customer service, is aimed at improving the solar buying experience and increasing the number of homeowners going solar. RGS added that this financing program is also the first to offer "Choice Payments," integrating the solar tax credit into the payment process to ensure that monthly payments stay low from day one. The full analyst notes on Real Goods Solar, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:  --  Trex Co. Inc. Analyst Notes  On March 3, 2014, Trex Co. Inc. (Trex) reported its forecast regarding the national and regional trends for 2014 outdoor living season across America in 2014. Trex stated that the popularity of outdoor living spaces is expected to grow from coast to coast with industry analysts predicting it will be a $5.7 billion market by 2016. According to the Company, 63% of architects cite an outdoor living space as the most popular 'special function room' in housing construction, while homebuilders list decks among the top three features most requested with new home buys. Commenting on the trends, Adam Zambanini, Vice President of Marketing for Trex Company, said, "Decks and porches are now considered true extensions of a home's living space. People are showing increased interest in maximizing the function, comfort and personalization of their outdoor spaces and are realizing that it's far more economical to expand their living space outside than to enlarge or renovate their home's interior." The full analyst notes on Trex Co. Inc. are available to download free of charge at:  --  Headwaters Inc. Analyst Notes  On March 10, 2014, Headwaters Inc. (Headwaters) announced highlights from its Twelfth Annual Analyst and Investor Day, which was held on March 7, 2014 in New York City. Headwaters' Chairman and CEO Kirk A. Benson said, "An important strategic objective is to expand top-line organic growth by focusing on our core customers and growing our channel sales. We expect to execute our strategy by increasing the number of Headwaters products available to both core customers and other channels through internal development of new products like our Aledora roofing product, and disciplined, bolt-on niche building product acquisitions that meet our criteria and economic hurdles." Don P. Newman, CFO of Headwaters, added, "We believe we are in the early innings of a recovery and have a number of value drivers in place. We expect contribution margins in the 45 percent range to further offset cost increases and drive operating income growth." Reaffirming its guidance of 2014, the Company stated that it expects Adjusted EBITDA to range between $130 million to $145 million. 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