TREX Catch Multiple Top Before Stancorp Financial (SFG), Dolby Laboratories (DLB), Cambrex Corporation. (CBM)

Trex Co. Inc. (TREX) Monday announced a drop in net earnings for the first quarter, mainly reflecting a significantly higher income tax provision and lower sales. Trex Co. uses recycled materials to manufacture wood-alternative decking, railings and other outdoor items. “The severe weather experienced roughly the country during the first quarter delayed the start of outdoor living project activity,” commented Ronald Kaplan, CEO of Trex. For the first quarter, net earnings diminished to $12.29 million or $0.73 per share, from $21.57 million or $1.25 per share a year earlier. On average, 6 analysts polled by Thomson-Reuters estimated the company’s earnings to be $0.93 for the quarter. Trex Co. Inc. (NYSE:TREX), General Building Materials, is currently trading at $30.11, which slashed -0.82%. The stock is trading -25.67% below its 50 days high and 1.93% above its 50 days low. At the closing bell, shares in Trex Co. Inc. recorded a trading volume of 574400. Its total outstanding shares are 33.60 million with the market capitalization of $1011.70 million. TREX showed -3.40% weekly performance. Experts rate it a ‘Hold’ stock.

StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (SFG) Wednesday announced fourth-quarter profit of $65.0 million, or $1.46 per diluted share for the fourth quarter of 2013, measured up to net income of $38.4 million, or $0.87 per diluted share Adjusted earnings for the quarter was $1.49 per share. On average, 11 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters possible the company to earn $1.18 per share for the quarter. StanCorp Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:SFG), Accident & Health Insurance company, fostered 1.06% in last trading session and ended the day on $65.06. The stock is trading -6.40% below its 52-week high and 43.82% above its 52-week low. SFG’s return on investment is 8.40%. Company’s 80.70% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 0.50% by insiders. SFG’s yearly performance is 42.33%. Experts rate it a ‘Moderate Sell’ stock.

Video and audio products maker Dolby Laboratories Inc (DLB) Tuesday declared second-quarter net earnings of $76 million or $0.73 per share compared with $62 million or $0.60 per share last year. Excluding items, adjusted earnings for the quarter were $91.7 million or $0.88 per share compared with $76.4 million or $0.74 per share a year ago. Revenues for the quarter were higher at $278.6 million contrasted with $249.3 million in the prior year. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters cherished earnings of $0.60 per share on revenues of $244.8 million for the quarter. Dolby Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE:DLB), Diversified Electronics company, flourished 0.00% in last trading session and ended the day on $42.57. The stock is trading -5.74% below its 52-week high and 37.32% above its 52-week low. DLB’s return on investment is 12.50%. Company’s 89.00% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 1.50% by insiders. DLB’s yearly performance is 24.88%. Analysts rate it a ‘Hold’ stock.

Cambrex Corporation. (CBM) Tuesday declared fourth-quarter profit of $8.90 million or $0.29 per share, down from $43.65 million or $1.42 per share in the same period last year. Analysts, based on consensus, expected the company to earn $0.30 per share for the quarter. Analysts’ estimates typically exclude special items. Sales proliferated 46.3 percent to $103.0 million from $70.4 million last year. The price of Cambrex Corporation. (NYSE:CBM), Biotechnology company, stock slid -0.62% to $20.99. The stock is dealing at -6.04% below its 52-week high and 67.12% above its 52-week low. CBM’s return on investment is 12.10%. Company’s 95.90% shares are under accumulation by financial institutions compare to 2.20% by insiders. CBM’s yearly performance is 45.76%. Analysts rate it a ‘Buy’ stock.

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