StockCall Pre-Market Review on Home Depot, Lowe's, Lumber Liquidators, and Builders FirstSource

Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:01am EDT

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LONDON,  March 19, 2013  /PRNewswire/ --

Markets took a breather from its continuous ascent and started the week off by
trading in negative territory. International news like concerns about  Cyprus 
bailout and domestic budget cut issues kept the markets depressed. The services
stocks followed broader market trends and showed a mild pullback. The secular
positive sentiments, however, still persist. We took a look at the Services
sector, focusing on the Home Improvement Stores industry where we are following
the market performance of leading companies like The Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD),
Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW), Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. (NYSE: LL)
and Builders FirstSource Inc. (NASDAQ: BLDR). StockCall analysts initiated
preliminary technical research on HD, LOW, LL, and BLDR. These free reports are
accessible by signing today at

The Home Depot Inc. was up marginally in its Monday's trading session. The stock
closed 0.43 percent higher at  $69.35  with below average volume of 5.97 million
shares, showing a mildly bullish trend. The company has its first support level
at  $2.75. Upon breaching this level, its next support level is at  $69.75. Home
Depot is currently trading near its 52 weeks high of  $71.45, while its 52 weeks
low stands at  $46.37. The company commands market capitalization of  $103.75
billion. It is trading above its short-term average price but below its
long-term average price, further confirming mildly bullish trend. The free
technical analysis on HD is available by signing up at   

Lowe's Companies Inc. ended its latest trading session at  $38.74, down 0.18
percent from its previous close. Despite its latest downward movement, the stock
is still up 10.75 percent on a YTD basis, while its 52 weeks gain stands at
27.39 percent. Lowe's stock oscillated in the range of  $38.35  and  $38.99 
during Monday's session. It traded 7.30 million shares and shows a mild bullish
trend. The stock may touch  $39.77  in the coming sessions. Upon breaching this
level, its next resistance level is at  $40.91. Register now to download the
free research on LOW at   

Lumber Liquidators Holdings Inc. slipped marginally with lower volume to end its
latest session at  $66.55. The stock ended 0.45 percent lower than its previous
close. Its volume for the day stood at 512,766 shares. The stock is currently
trading higher than its 20-day SMA of  $66.44  but lower than 50-day SMA of 
$66.74, showing a neutral trend. Its first resistance level is at  $70.21  while
it may tumble down to  $64.05  before receiving any support. The company's stock
is up 29.05 percent on a YTD basis. Free report on LL can be accessed by
registering at   

Builders FirstSource Inc. clipped its 52 weeks gain by closing 1.33 percent
lower. The stock ended yesterday's session at  $5.92, while its highest price
point for the session stood at  $6.04. It traded 212,702 shares, down from its
average daily volume high of 401,146. The company's shares traded in the range
of  $3.38  and  $6.55  in the past 52 weeks and currently it is trading near its
high price point. The company commands market capitalization of  $573.53 million
 and it reported its latest EPS at -$0.57. Builders FirstSource's stock gained
more than 48 percent in the past 52 weeks. Register with StockCall and download
the research on BLDR for free at   

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