News coverage about Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ply Gem earned a coverage optimism score of 0.24 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the construction company an impact score of 45.9867222852638 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
Ply Gem (NYSE PGEM) traded up $0.02 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $21.52. The company had a trading volume of 88,916 shares, compared to its average volume of 623,239. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 1.72 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 10.08. Ply Gem has a one year low of $14.55 and a one year high of $22.20. The stock has a market cap of $1,477.40, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.72 and a beta of 2.42.
Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Monday, March 5th. The construction company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.18 by ($0.02). Ply Gem had a return on equity of 144.46% and a net margin of 3.32%. The firm had revenue of $516.86 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $494.93 million. analysts anticipate that Ply Gem will post 1.54 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
In related news, insider John L. Buckley sold 32,725 shares of Ply Gem stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, February 8th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.00, for a total transaction of $719,950.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 32,724 shares in the company, valued at $719,928. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 68.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
About Ply Gem
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.
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