Moody Aldrich Partners LLC boosted its holdings in shares of American Woodmark Co. (NASDAQ:AMWD) by 23.5% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 26,595 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 5,059 shares during the period. American Woodmark makes up approximately 2.8% of Moody Aldrich Partners LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its largest holding. Moody Aldrich Partners LLC’s holdings in American Woodmark were worth $3,464,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of AMWD. Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 22.3% in the 4th quarter. Campbell Newman Asset Management Inc. now owns 6,059 shares of the company’s stock valued at $789,000 after purchasing an additional 1,104 shares during the period. Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 58.3% in the 4th quarter. Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC now owns 70,270 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,153,000 after purchasing an additional 25,867 shares during the period. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 10.2% in the 4th quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 79,333 shares of the company’s stock valued at $10,334,000 after purchasing an additional 7,329 shares during the period. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 6.9% in the 4th quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System now owns 6,200 shares of the company’s stock valued at $808,000 after purchasing an additional 400 shares during the period. Finally, KAMES CAPITAL plc acquired a new stake in shares of American Woodmark in the 4th quarter valued at about $1,899,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 75.82% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have issued reports on AMWD. BidaskClub downgraded American Woodmark from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, December 9th. Zacks Investment Research raised American Woodmark from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Finally, Robert W. Baird lifted their target price on American Woodmark from $108.00 to $142.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, December 4th.

Shares of American Woodmark Co. (NASDAQ AMWD) opened at $135.85 on Thursday. The company has a quick ratio of 2.95, a current ratio of 3.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,375.20, a PE ratio of 30.29 and a beta of 1.56. American Woodmark Co. has a 12-month low of $70.30 and a 12-month high of $148.44.

American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) last released its earnings results on Friday, December 1st. The company reported $1.23 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.24 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $274.80 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $280.60 million. American Woodmark had a net margin of 6.98% and a return on equity of 20.56%. American Woodmark’s revenue was up 4.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.10 EPS. research analysts expect that American Woodmark Co. will post 4.96 EPS for the current year.

In other American Woodmark news, insider Steven Cary Dunston sold 500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $139.25, for a total transaction of $69,625.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 46,609 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $6,490,303.25. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link. Also, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 12,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $91.59, for a total value of $1,099,080.00. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 1,824,245 shares in the company, valued at approximately $167,082,599.55. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last ninety days, insiders sold 93,511 shares of company stock worth $10,925,978. 1.10% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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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