NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) – Analysts at DA Davidson issued their Q1 2018 EPS estimates for NCI Building Systems in a research report issued to clients and investors on Thursday. DA Davidson analyst B. Thielman forecasts that the construction company will post earnings per share of $0.07 for the quarter. DA Davidson also issued estimates for NCI Building Systems’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.20 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.35 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.40 EPS.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September 6th. The construction company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. NCI Building Systems had a return on equity of 18.86% and a net margin of 3.18%. The business had revenue of $469.40 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $495.21 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.33 EPS. NCI Building Systems’s revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis.

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A number of other research analysts also recently commented on the company. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 price objective on shares of NCI Building Systems in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. TheStreet upgraded NCI Building Systems from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. BidaskClub downgraded NCI Building Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded NCI Building Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $19.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, Barclays PLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $16.00 price objective (down previously from $19.00) on shares of NCI Building Systems in a report on Friday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. NCI Building Systems currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $18.30.

Shares of NCI Building Systems (NCS) opened at 13.85 on Monday. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $17.02 and its 200-day moving average price is $16.85. NCI Building Systems has a 12-month low of $13.05 and a 12-month high of $18.60. The firm has a market cap of $981.95 million, a P/E ratio of 16.16 and a beta of 1.53.

In related news, insider Norman C. Chambers sold 45,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.74, for a total transaction of $798,300.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 476,403 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,451,389.22. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Company insiders own 1.78% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC grew its stake in NCI Building Systems by 3.4% during the 2nd quarter. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC now owns 16,880 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $282,000 after buying an additional 550 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. grew its stake in NCI Building Systems by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 106,511 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $1,779,000 after buying an additional 810 shares during the last quarter. American International Group Inc. grew its stake in NCI Building Systems by 7.0% during the 1st quarter. American International Group Inc. now owns 16,745 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $287,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. grew its stake in NCI Building Systems by 17.6% during the 2nd quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 7,757 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $130,000 after buying an additional 1,163 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Sei Investments Co. grew its stake in NCI Building Systems by 5.4% during the 2nd quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 48,420 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $809,000 after buying an additional 2,459 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 93.82% of the company’s stock.

NCI Building Systems Company Profile

NCI Building Systems, Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of metal products in North America. The Company’s operating segments include Engineered building systems, Metal components and Metal coil coating. The Engineered building systems segment is engaged in the manufacturing of main frames and long bay systems, and engineering and drafting.

Earnings History and Estimates for NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS)

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