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Insteel Inds has the Highest Beta in the Building Products Industry (IIIN, BLDR, USG, UFPI, PATK)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Building Products industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Insteel Inds ranks highest with a a beta of 1.4. Following is Builders Firstso with a a beta of 1.4. Usg Corp ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.3.

Universal Forest follows with a a beta of 1.3, and Patrick Inds Inc rounds out the top five with a a beta of 1.3.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Universal Forest and will alert subscribers who have UFPI in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

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