Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in American Woodmark Co. (NASDAQ:AMWD) by 10.9% in the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The institutional investor owned 74,429 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,316 shares during the period. Sei Investments Co.’s holdings in American Woodmark were worth $10,375,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the business. LS Investment Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 88.6% during the fourth quarter. LS Investment Advisors LLC now owns 975 shares of the company’s stock valued at $127,000 after purchasing an additional 458 shares during the period. New England Research & Management Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of American Woodmark during the third quarter valued at approximately $236,000. Parametrica Management Ltd purchased a new stake in shares of American Woodmark during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $257,000. Yorktown Management & Research Co Inc purchased a new stake in shares of American Woodmark during the third quarter valued at approximately $308,000. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC purchased a new stake in shares of American Woodmark during the second quarter valued at approximately $322,000. 73.03% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

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American Woodmark Co. (AMWD) opened at $135.60 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.04, a quick ratio of 2.95 and a current ratio of 3.41. The company has a market capitalization of $2,373.41, a P/E ratio of 30.27 and a beta of 1.58. American Woodmark Co. has a twelve month low of $77.70 and a twelve month high of $148.44.

American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) last announced its earnings results on Friday, December 1st. The company reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.24 by ($0.01). The business had revenue of $274.80 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.10 EPS. research analysts expect that American Woodmark Co. will post 4.96 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities analysts recently commented on AMWD shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded American Woodmark from a “sell” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $140.00 target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, December 6th. Longbow Research upgraded American Woodmark from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. BidaskClub upgraded American Woodmark from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Finally, Robert W. Baird upped their target price on American Woodmark from $108.00 to $142.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Monday, December 4th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $141.00.

In other American Woodmark news, insider Steven Cary Dunston sold 500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, January 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $139.25, for a total value of $69,625.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 46,609 shares in the company, valued at $6,490,303.25. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 12,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 29th. The stock was sold at an average price of $97.11, for a total value of $1,165,320.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 1,808,631 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $175,636,156.41. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last quarter, insiders sold 77,000 shares of company stock valued at $9,419,555. 1.10% of the stock is owned by corporate 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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD)

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