American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 12,000 shares of American Woodmark stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were sold at an average price of $97.11, for a total value of $1,165,320.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,808,631 shares in the company, valued at approximately $175,636,156.41. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this link. Large shareholders that own at least 10% of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) traded up $2.35 during trading hours on Thursday, hitting $99.60. The stock had a trading volume of 222,306 shares, compared to its average volume of 106,016. American Woodmark Corporation has a fifty-two week low of $69.65 and a fifty-two week high of $107.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a current ratio of 3.45 and a quick ratio of 3.00. The company has a market cap of $1,620.00, a PE ratio of 22.34 and a beta of 1.55.

Several large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AMWD. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management raised its position in American Woodmark by 39.5% in the 2nd quarter. Mesirow Financial Investment Management Equity Management now owns 215,810 shares of the company’s stock valued at $20,621,000 after buying an additional 61,160 shares during the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. raised its position in American Woodmark by 68.4% in the 3rd quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. now owns 147,960 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,241,000 after buying an additional 60,112 shares during the last quarter. Tributary Capital Management LLC raised its position in American Woodmark by 45.5% in the 3rd quarter. Tributary Capital Management LLC now owns 160,859 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,483,000 after buying an additional 50,301 shares during the last quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. raised its position in American Woodmark by 41.5% in the 2nd quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 153,888 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,704,000 after buying an additional 45,124 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its position in American Woodmark by 157.0% in the 2nd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 44,736 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,275,000 after buying an additional 27,328 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 80.49% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on AMWD. Zacks Investment Research upgraded American Woodmark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. BidaskClub upgraded American Woodmark from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd.

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About American Woodmark

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers framed stock cabinets in approximately 500 different cabinet lines, ranging in price from relatively inexpensive to medium-priced styles. Styles vary by design and color from natural wood finishes to low-pressure laminate surfaces.

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