Shares of Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS +0.98% rallied 4.7% toward a 4-month high in premarket trading Tuesday, after the maker of home improvement products, including Behr paint and Delta faucets, increased its second-quarter sales outlook, citing a "better-than-anticipated rebound." The company now expects sales to fall about 8% from a year ago, compared with previous expectations of a decline of 15% to 20%. The FactSet sales consensus of $1.48 billion implies a 34.9% decline. The company said sales in its plumbing business is expected to be down about 19%, while decorative architectural products sales expected to be rise 6%. The stock, which is on track to open at the highest level seen during regular-session hours since Feb. 10, has surged 33.8% over the past three months through Monday, to outperform the S&P 500 /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.72% , which has climbed 28.5%.