Shares of Ply Gem Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:PGEM) have earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the nine ratings firms that are covering the stock, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and two have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1 year price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $19.50.

A number of research firms recently commented on PGEM. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $19.00 price objective on shares of Ply Gem in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub lowered shares of Ply Gem from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Sunday, August 20th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Ply Gem from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Finally, KeyCorp reaffirmed a “hold” rating on shares of Ply Gem in a research note on Tuesday, October 24th.

A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in Ply Gem by 1.6% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 2,113,312 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $37,934,000 after buying an additional 32,379 shares in the last quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC lifted its position in Ply Gem by 127.1% in the 3rd quarter. Pzena Investment Management LLC now owns 1,952,430 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $33,289,000 after buying an additional 1,092,714 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC lifted its position in Ply Gem by 2.8% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 1,272,548 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $22,842,000 after buying an additional 34,648 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in Ply Gem by 3.5% in the 3rd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,091,632 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $18,612,000 after buying an additional 36,481 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY lifted its position in Ply Gem by 20.2% in the 2nd quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY now owns 961,681 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $17,262,000 after buying an additional 161,281 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 29.22% of the company’s stock.

Ply Gem (NYSE PGEM) traded down $0.25 during trading on Thursday, reaching $18.00. 41,400 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 164,710. Ply Gem has a 1 year low of $14.55 and a 1 year high of $20.00. The company has a quick ratio of 1.28, a current ratio of 1.92 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 13.73. The firm has a market cap of $1,230.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.21 and a beta of 2.50.

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

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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.

Analyst Recommendations for Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM)

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