Masco Q2 earnings beat predictions

TAYLOR, Mich. — Masco’s quarterly profits of $105 million exceeded Wall Street forecasts, but revenues fell short of expectations. The maker of Behr paint, Delta faucets and other building products posted revenue of $1.93 billion in the period, while analysts interviewed by Zacks expected $2.04 billion. Shares in Masco rose dramatically Tuesday after the results were announced.