Ply Gem Holdings Stock Rating Upgraded by Stephens (PGEM)
Ply Gem Holdings (NASDAQ:PGEM) was upgraded by investment analysts at Stephens from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a note issued to investors on Monday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. The firm currently has a $13.00 price objective on the stock. Stephens’ target price suggests a potential upside of 20.59% from the company’s current price.
A number of other firms have also recently commented on PGEM. Analysts at Goldman Sachs reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Ply Gem Holdings in a research note on Tuesday, May 13th. Separately, analysts at Deutsche Bank cut their price target on shares of Ply Gem Holdings from $14.00 to $13.00 in a research note on Wednesday, March 19th. Finally, analysts at BB&T Corp. cut their price target on shares of Ply Gem Holdings from $20.00 to $16.00 in a research note on Monday, March 17th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $15.51.
Ply Gem Holdings (NASDAQ:PGEM) traded up 6.42% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $11.4721. The stock had a trading volume of 210,534 shares. Ply Gem Holdings has a 52-week low of $10.63 and a 52-week high of $24.46. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $12.5 and a 200-day moving average of $14.26. The company’s market cap is $778.3 million.
Ply Gem Holdings (NASDAQ:PGEM) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 12th. The company reported ($0.76) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of ($0.43) by $0.33. The company had revenue of $269.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $274.37 million. On average, analysts predict that Ply Gem Holdings will post $0.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In other Ply Gem Holdings news, CEO Gary Robinette acquired 25,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction dated Thursday, May 15th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $10.96 per share, for a total transaction of $274,000.00. Following the purchase, the chief executive officer now directly owns 25,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $274,000. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link.
Ply Gem Holdings, Inc (NASDAQ:PGEM) is a manufacturer of residential exterior building products in North America.
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