Masco earnings up in Q4

LIVONIA, Mich.  Masco Corp. saw earnings rise to $137 million, or $0.44 per share, in Q4. The results matched analyst expectations and bested the $105 million ($0.33 per share) reported for the same period last year. The plumbing and cabinetry manufacturer said that total revenue for the quarter came to $1.87 billion, a 6.2% increase from the $1.76 billion reported a year ago.