News coverage about Ply Gem Holdings (NYSE:PGEM) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Ply Gem Holdings earned a daily sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.2068214785574 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

PGEM has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Ply Gem Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $22.00 price target on shares of Ply Gem Holdings in a report on Monday, May 15th. BidaskClub raised Ply Gem Holdings from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, June 9th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $19.00 target price (down previously from $20.00) on shares of Ply Gem Holdings in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $20.33.

Shares of Ply Gem Holdings (NYSE:PGEM) opened at 15.55 on Friday. The company has a market cap of $1.06 billion, a PE ratio of 12.27 and a beta of 2.48. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $17.34 and its 200 day moving average price is $17.79. Ply Gem Holdings has a one year low of $12.85 and a one year high of $20.00.

Ply Gem Holdings (NYSE:PGEM) last announced its earnings results on Monday, August 7th. The construction company reported $0.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.47 by $0.03. Ply Gem Holdings had a return on equity of 857.19% and a net margin of 4.45%. The company had revenue of $544.80 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $548.58 million. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.62 earnings per share. Ply Gem Holdings’s revenue for the quarter was up 6.7% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts forecast that Ply Gem Holdings will post $1.17 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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Ply Gem Holdings Company Profile

Ply Gem Holdings, Inc is a manufacturer of exterior building products in North America. The Company operates through two segments: Siding, Fencing, and Stone, and Windows and Doors. In the Siding, Fencing, and Stone segment, its principal products include vinyl siding and skirting, vinyl and aluminum soffit, aluminum trim coil, cellular PVC trim and moldings, J-channels, wide crown molding, window and door trim, F-channels, H-molds, fascia, undersill trims, outside/inside corner posts, rain removal systems, injection molded designer accents, such as shakes, shingles, scallops, shutters, vents and mounts, vinyl fence, vinyl railing and stone veneer in the United States and Canada.

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