Ply Gem (PGEM) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows

Headlines about Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ply Gem earned a daily sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the construction company an impact score of 45.063317624984 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

Shares of Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) opened at $18.10 on Tuesday. The firm has a market cap of $1,242.71, a P/E ratio of 19.10 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 has a 52-week low of $14.55 and a 52-week high of $20.00.

Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The construction company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.45 by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $564.66 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $563.96 million. Ply Gem had a net margin of 3.02% and a return on equity of 240.74%. The business’s revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.75 earnings per share. research analysts predict that Ply Gem will post 1.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on PGEM shares. Royal Bank of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of Ply Gem in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Ply Gem from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Ply Gem from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. Finally, KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Ply Gem in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Ply Gem currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $19.50.

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Ply Gem 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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