Press coverage about JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. JELD-WEN earned a daily sentiment score of 0.07 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the company an impact score of 46.1627447046223 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

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JELD has been the subject of several research analyst reports. J P Morgan Chase & Co raised JELD-WEN from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $34.00 to $38.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc raised JELD-WEN from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $35.00 to $37.00 in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Bank of America Corporation raised JELD-WEN from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $36.00 to $40.00 in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. Zacks Investment Research raised JELD-WEN from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $40.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Monday, October 23rd. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “hold” rating on shares of JELD-WEN in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $37.27.

Shares of JELD-WEN (NYSE JELD) traded up $1.64 during trading on Friday, reaching $40.23. The company had a trading volume of 2,461,758 shares, compared to its average volume of 952,371. JELD-WEN has a twelve month low of $24.95 and a twelve month high of $40.25. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40, a current ratio of 1.93 and a quick ratio of 1.28.

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $0.55 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.52 by $0.03. JELD-WEN had a return on equity of 58.83% and a net margin of 9.12%. The business had revenue of $991.40 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $974.98 million. JELD-WEN’s revenue was up 6.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts expect that JELD-WEN will post 1.61 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, Chairman Kirk S. Hachigian sold 156,029 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.74, for a total value of $5,108,389.46. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now directly owns 413,930 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $13,552,068.20. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, major shareholder Corp Onex sold 20,832,636 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.74, for a total value of $682,060,502.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 47,672,683 shares of company stock valued at $1,560,803,641 over the last ninety days.

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JELD-WEN Company Profile

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc is a door and window manufacturer. The Company designs, produces and distributes a range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows, and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling, of residential homes, and to an extent, non-residential buildings.

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