Shares of American Woodmark Co. (NASDAQ:AMWD) have earned an average broker rating score of 1.00 (Strong Buy) from the one brokers that cover the company, Zacks Investment Research reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a strong buy rating.

Brokerages have set a twelve-month consensus price target of $152.00 for the company and are anticipating that the company will post $0.89 EPS for the current quarter, according to Zacks. Zacks has also given American Woodmark an industry rank of 62 out of 265 based on the ratings given to related companies.

AMWD has been the subject of a number of research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Woodmark from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 target price for the company in a report on Tuesday, September 19th. BidaskClub upgraded shares of American Woodmark from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, December 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird raised their target price on shares of American Woodmark from $108.00 to $142.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th.

In related news, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 4,511 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $90.30, for a total value of $407,343.30. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 1,833,245 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $165,542,023.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Steven Cary Dunston sold 500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $99.35, for a total transaction of $49,675.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 48,609 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $4,829,304.15. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold 83,011 shares of company stock valued at $9,450,653 over the last 90 days. 1.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

A number of institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in American Woodmark by 6.9% in the 4th quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 6,200 shares of the company’s stock worth $808,000 after purchasing an additional 400 shares during the period. KAMES CAPITAL plc acquired a new position in American Woodmark in the 4th quarter worth approximately $1,899,000. New England Research & Management Inc. boosted its stake in American Woodmark by 17.3% in the 4th quarter. New England Research & Management Inc. now owns 2,875 shares of the company’s stock worth $374,000 after purchasing an additional 425 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in American Woodmark by 9.6% in the 3rd quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 30,804 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,965,000 after purchasing an additional 2,704 shares during the period. Finally, Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. boosted its stake in American Woodmark by 13.0% in the 3rd quarter. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. now owns 37,203 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,581,000 after purchasing an additional 4,272 shares during the period. 75.71% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of American Woodmark (NASDAQ AMWD) opened at $133.15 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $2,140.00, a P/E ratio of 29.46 and a beta of 1.56. American Woodmark has a 1-year low of $69.65 and a 1-year high of $136.15. The company has a current ratio of 3.41, a quick ratio of 2.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04.

American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) last issued its earnings results on Friday, December 1st. The company reported $1.23 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.24 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $274.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $280.60 million. American Woodmark had a return on equity of 20.56% and a net margin of 6.98%. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.10 earnings per share. equities research analysts predict that American Woodmark will post 4.96 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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American Woodmark Company Profile

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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