Media coverage about PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) has trended positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. PGT Innovations earned a news impact score of 0.32 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 44.967186668336 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

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Shares of PGT Innovations (NYSE PGTI) opened at $18.45 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $933.62, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.96, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.23 and a beta of 0.93. The company has a current ratio of 3.49, a quick ratio of 2.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.21. PGT Innovations has a 12-month low of $10.05 and a 12-month high of $19.60.

PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 20th. The construction company reported $0.18 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.14 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $134.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $118.32 million. PGT Innovations had a net margin of 7.80% and a return on equity of 20.52%. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 22.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.10 EPS. equities research analysts expect that PGT Innovations will post 0.86 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several equities analysts recently commented on PGTI shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of PGT Innovations from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on the stock in a report on Thursday, February 22nd. SunTrust Banks reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price on shares of PGT Innovations in a report on Friday, February 23rd. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of PGT Innovations in a report on Thursday, November 30th. Dougherty & Co reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price (up previously from $18.00) on shares of PGT Innovations in a report on Thursday, February 8th. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of PGT Innovations from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, March 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company. PGT Innovations has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $18.17.

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About PGT Innovations

PGT Innovations, Inc, formerly PGT, Inc, is a manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors. The Company’s brands include CGI, PGT Windows + Doors and WinDoor. CGI serves residential and commercial markets in both new and existing construction. CGI manufacturing and delivery facilities are based in Miami, Florida.

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