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TAYLOR, Mich. _ Masco Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $75 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Masco shares have declined 17 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has fallen slightly more than 9 percent.
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