Should We Be Considering Home Improvement Stocks?

Lynne M. Centeno

The home improvement duopoly has been thriving amid this stay-at-home initiative. Those home projects we “never had time for” before the quarantine have just made their way to the top of priority lists. With summer coming fast, society stuck at home, and Home Depot (HD) and Lowe’s (LOW) remaining open, we have run out of excuses. Is it time to invest in these outperforming stocks? If we want in, how do we decide between LOW and HD?

Should We Still Consider Investing In Home Improvement?

The markets have priced in a good portion of the tailwinds that the “vital” home improvement giants have been a benefactor of. Both LOW and HD have outperformed the broader S&P 500, but have they run up too much? Is this boost in home improvement sales only a temporary jump?

Both Home Depot and Lowes reported year-over-year sales growth in Q1, boosted by the peculiar

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Mixed Outlook for Retail Building Products Amid Coronavirus

Lynne M. Centeno

The Building Products – Retail industry comprises U.S. home improvement retailers, manufactures of industrial and construction materials and distributors of wallboard and ceilings systems. Some of the industry participants also offer products and services for home decoration, repair and remodeling, and in-home delivery and installation services.

The industry players provide a wide array of products, ranging from cement or concrete foundation materials to roofing boards and shingles. The companies also sell lumber, insulation materials, drywall, plumbing fixtures, hard-surface flooring, lawn and garden, and decor products. Some players also deal in threaded fastener products, and manufactured and natural stone tiles. The industry players cater to professional homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers and consumers.

Let’s take a look at the industry’s three major themes:

  • The industry’s prospects remain closely tied to U.S. housing market conditions, and repair and remodeling (R&R) activity. The bleak near-term prospects of the housing market amid coronavirus-induced high unemployment and
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Tim Allen Owns The ’33 Ford Roadster Featured On ‘Home Improvement’

Lynne M. Centeno

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The hot rod was built on the set of the ’90s sitcom for timeline accuracy.

Known as one of Hollywood’s funny guys, Tim Allen has brought us plenty of laughs in different movies and television shows over the years. We remember his first onscreen role as Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor in Home Improvement that debuted back in 1991 and went on for eight full seasons. In later seasons of the show, Allen was able to earn more money as he helped with production of the sitcom, and he made a healthy $1 million per episode in the last season. We know Allen as a huge car enthusiast with some professional racing under his belt and for his vast collection of cars. Among his hoard is the 1933 Ford Roadster that was built on the set of the ’90s sitcom.

Comedian and actor Tim Allen

Although

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These Chic Stainless Steel Salt & Pepper Grinder Sets Will Add Style to Your Table

Lynne M. Centeno

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We don’t have to tell you that salt and pepper elevate the flavor of just about any savory dish you cook — and freshly ground spices, from black peppercorns to Himalayan salt, are way better at enhancing the flavors of food than the pre-ground, pre-packaged varieties. But the right set of salt and pepper grinders can also elevate the look of your table, too. So if you’re using a mismatched pair or even just shaking your seasonings onto food directly from the spice canisters, why not go ahead and treat yourself to a chic and long-lasting stainless steel set?

Salt and pepper grinder sets make it easy to give your home-cooked meals the same treatment you get at a restaurant (wouldn’t it be nice if someone was offering you a little fresh-ground pepper on your salad — at home?) and they look elegant

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