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February 11, 2011 08:14 ET

Opinions on Louisiana-Pacific Corp. and Masco Corp. -- Lumber Stocks Improving

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - February 11, 2011) - offers investors comprehensive research on the lumber, wood production industry and has completed analytical research on Louisiana-Pacific Corp. (NYSE: LPX) and Masco Corp. (NYSE: MAS). Register with us today at to have free access to these researches. 

The housing construction market is still relatively weak but is expected to be stronger in 2011. The improved construction projections for 2011 have helped shares of several companies in the lumber industry. The lumber and wood production index is up 3.1% in the last month and almost 15% since the beginning of 2011. Visit to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future. is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the lumber, wood production industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Louisiana-Pacific Corp. and Masco Corp.; all investors need to do is register for a complimentary membership at

Lumber and building material suppliers could be beneficiaries of the improving housing construction market. Lumber supplier, Louisiana-Pacific Corp. is already up 12.8% on year and could improve more with stronger demand. Building material supplier, Masco Corp. is up 13.8% on the year. Both companies could see those numbers increase as the spring building season nears. Investors looking for free research on Louisiana-Pacific Corp. and Masco Corp. are welcome to sign up at or

Overall, despite improved housing construction projections, significant growth for the lumber industry does not seem likely. However, the industry as a whole does appear to be stabilizing and several companies within it have been posting steady gains over the last few months. Register now at to have free access to our reports on the lumber, wood production industry.

Earnings schedules for this industry indicate that Masco Corp. will be posting its financial results on Monday February 14th, whilst Louisiana-Pacific Corp. has already done so yesterday.

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