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AO Smith has the Lowest EPS Growth in the Building Products Industry (AOS, UFPI, MAS, AWI, USG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Building Products industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

AO Smith ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 181.2%. Following is Universal Forest Products with a EPS growth of 300.0%. Masco ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 397.6%.

Armstrong World Industries follows with a EPS growth of 2,466.0%, and USG rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 2,711.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Armstrong World Industries on February 27th, 2017 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $44.55. Since that recommendation, shares of Armstrong World Industries have risen 4.3%. We continue to monitor Armstrong World Industries for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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Ticker(s): AOS UFPI MAS AWI USG