News coverage about Masonite International Corporation (NYSE:DOOR) has trended somewhat negative this week, according to Accern. The research firm rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Masonite International Corporation earned a news impact score of -0.02 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 46.975286472281 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

A number of equities research analysts have recently issued reports on DOOR shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Masonite International Corporation from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Instinet reduced their price target on shares of Masonite International Corporation from $90.00 to $86.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 price target on shares of Masonite International Corporation in a research report on Monday, June 19th. Wedbush reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $85.00 price target on shares of Masonite International Corporation in a research report on Friday, June 16th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded shares of Masonite International Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Masonite International Corporation currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $78.82.

Shares of Masonite International Corporation (DOOR) traded up 1.97% on Friday, hitting $59.50. The company had a trading volume of 1,012,785 shares. The stock has a market cap of $1.76 billion, a PE ratio of 18.69 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a 50-day moving average of $74.83 and a 200 day moving average of $75.65. Masonite International Corporation has a 12 month low of $50.40 and a 12 month high of $85.30.

Masonite International Corporation (NYSE:DOOR) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, August 9th. The company reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.11 by $0.22. Masonite International Corporation had a net margin of 4.95% and a return on equity of 14.13%. The business had revenue of $519.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $547.79 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.02 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts anticipate that Masonite International Corporation will post $3.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In related news, insider Robert Edgar Lewis sold 3,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.08, for a total transaction of $259,280.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 22,618 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,675,541.44. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 2.19% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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Masonite International Corporation Company Profile

Masonite International Corporation is designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling, and the non-residential building construction markets. The Company principally operates in North America; Europe, Asia and Latin America, and Africa.

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