Media coverage about Armstrong Flooring (NYSE:AFI) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Armstrong Flooring earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the construction company an impact score of 45.6873900501926 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Several research firms have recently commented on AFI. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Armstrong Flooring from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. TheStreet raised shares of Armstrong Flooring from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 28th. Finally, SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $15.00 target price on shares of Armstrong Flooring in a research report on Friday, November 3rd. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has issued a buy rating to the company. Armstrong Flooring has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $23.33.

Shares of Armstrong Flooring (AFI) opened at $16.91 on Thursday. Armstrong Flooring has a 12-month low of $13.32 and a 12-month high of $22.96. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.17, a current ratio of 2.66 and a quick ratio of 0.98. The company has a market cap of $422.92, a PE ratio of 68.50 and a beta of 4.92.

Armstrong Flooring (NYSE:AFI) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The construction company reported $0.20 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.27 by ($0.07). Armstrong Flooring had a positive return on equity of 1.06% and a negative net margin of 2.40%. The company had revenue of $308.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $294.68 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.43 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts predict that Armstrong Flooring will post 0.15 earnings per share for the current year.

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About Armstrong Flooring

Armstrong Flooring, Inc produces flooring products for use primarily in the construction and renovation of residential, commercial and institutional buildings. The Company designs, manufactures, sources and sells resilient and wood flooring products in North America and the Pacific Rim. It operates through two segments: Resilient Flooring and Wood Flooring.

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