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April 27, 2011 09:30 ET

Research on Fastenal Co. and Vulcan Materials Company - Mixed Results for Building Materials Industry

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA--(Marketwire - Apr 27, 2011) - www.stockcall.com/ offers investors comprehensive research on the General Building Materials industry and has completed analytical research on Fastenal Co. (NASDAQ: FAST) and Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC). Register with us today at www.stockcall.com/ to have free access to these researches.

Residential construction figures are still lagging but improved sales in the manufacturing and non-residential construction sector are providing a boost to some companies in the building materials industry. Visit www.stockcall.com/ to see how companies in this industry have grown over the past years and how they are expected to perform in the future.

www.stockcall.com/ is an online platform where investors doing their due-diligence on the General Building Materials industry can have easy and free access to our analyst research and opinions on Fastenal Co. and Vulcan Materials Company; investors and shareholders of these companies can simply register for a complimentary membership at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html

Companies within the industry with wide customer bases and diversified product lines are faring better than others. Fastenal Company is one such company, and the fact that they opened 37 new stores in the first quarter reflects their ability to grow in less than ideal economic conditions. Investors can register for free to access the research report on Fastenal Co. at www.stockcall.com/FAST270411.pdf.

Conversely, less diversified companies like Vulcan Materials Company which primarily produces and sells construction aggregates for the infrastructure industry, are not faring as well. Declined demand in addition to rising raw materials costs is impeding significant growth for the company. Investors can register for free to access the research report on Vulcan Materials Company at www.stockcall.com/VMC270411.pdf.

Overall, diversification has been key for companies in the building materials industry. An improved residential construction market as well as increased spending on government infrastructure projects could help widen margins for the industry as whole though. Register now at https://stockcall.com/development/stockcall/page.php?name=register.html to have free access to our reports on the General Building Materials industry.

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