Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Ply Gem Holdings (PGEM) Stock Price

Media coverage about Ply Gem Holdings (NYSE:PGEM) has trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ply Gem Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.2973793990029 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on PGEM. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of Ply Gem Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub cut shares of Ply Gem Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Sunday, August 20th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Ply Gem Holdings from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 11th. KeyCorp restated a “hold” rating on shares of Ply Gem Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective (down from $20.00) on shares of Ply Gem Holdings in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.50.

Ply Gem Holdings (NYSE PGEM) traded up $0.35 during trading on Friday, reaching $16.95. 634,800 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 163,103. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 13.73, a current ratio of 1.92 and a quick ratio of 1.28. Ply Gem Holdings has a 12 month low of $14.30 and a 12 month high of $20.00. The stock has a market cap of $1,160.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.47 and a beta of 2.50.

Ply Gem Holdings (NYSE:PGEM) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The construction company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.04). Ply Gem Holdings had a return on equity of 240.74% and a net margin of 3.02%. The firm had revenue of $564.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $563.96 million. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.75 earnings per share. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Ply Gem Holdings will post 1.09 EPS for the current year.

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Ply Gem Holdings Company Profile

Ply Gem Holdings, Inc is a manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. The Company operates through two segments: Siding, Fencing, and Stone, and Windows and Doors. In the Siding, Fencing, and Stone segment, its principal products include vinyl siding and skirting, vinyl and aluminum soffit, aluminum trim coil, cellular PVC trim and moldings, J-channels, wide crown molding, window and door trim, F-channels, H-molds, fascia, undersill trims, outside/inside corner posts, rain removal systems, injection molded designer accents, such as shakes, shingles, scallops, shutters, vents and mounts, vinyl fence, vinyl railing and stone veneer in the United States and Canada.

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