Press coverage about Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) has been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Ply Gem earned a news impact score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news stories about the construction company an impact score of 45.0954038054468 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.
PGEM has been the subject of several research reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 target price on shares of Ply Gem in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub raised Ply Gem from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Zacks Investment Research raised Ply Gem from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of Ply Gem in a report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a $19.00 target price (down previously from $20.00) on shares of Ply Gem in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.50.
Ply Gem (PGEM) opened at $18.25 on Wednesday. Ply Gem has a 52-week low of $14.55 and a 52-week high of $20.00. The company has a market capitalization of $1,263.25, a PE ratio of 19.42 and a beta of 2.51. 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 (NYSE:PGEM) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, November 6th. The construction company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.04). Ply Gem had a net margin of 3.02% and a return on equity of 240.74%. The business had revenue of $564.66 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $563.96 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.75 earnings per share. Ply Gem’s revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that Ply Gem will post 1.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.
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About Ply Gem
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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