Trexquant Investment LP purchased a new position in NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund purchased 34,872 shares of the construction company’s stock, valued at approximately $582,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Mutual of America Capital Management LLC bought a new position in NCI Building Systems during the first quarter worth about $2,488,000. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC boosted its position in NCI Building Systems by 28.8% in the first quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 13,796 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $237,000 after buying an additional 3,082 shares in the last quarter. Sei Investments Co. boosted its position in NCI Building Systems by 44.2% in the first quarter. Sei Investments Co. now owns 45,961 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $788,000 after buying an additional 14,086 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. boosted its position in NCI Building Systems by 0.5% in the first quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 1,142,507 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $19,594,000 after buying an additional 5,624 shares in the last quarter. Finally, First Trust Advisors LP boosted its position in NCI Building Systems by 43.3% in the first quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 127,847 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $2,193,000 after buying an additional 38,604 shares in the last quarter. 93.20% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) opened at 17.55 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1.24 billion, a PE ratio of 20.48 and a beta of 1.51. NCI Building Systems, Inc. has a one year low of $13.80 and a one year high of $18.60. The company’s 50 day moving average is $17.47 and its 200 day moving average is $16.79.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, June 6th. The construction company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $420.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $409.24 million. NCI Building Systems had a net margin of 3.50% and a return on equity of 20.84%. NCI Building Systems’s quarterly revenue was up 13.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.04 EPS. On average, equities research analysts expect that NCI Building Systems, Inc. will post $1.00 EPS for the current year.

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A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NCI Building Systems from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 target price on shares of NCI Building Systems in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, TheStreet raised shares of NCI Building Systems from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $18.50.

In related news, insider Norman C. Chambers sold 45,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, July 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.74, for a total transaction of $798,300.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 476,403 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,451,389.22. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.78% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

About NCI Building Systems

NCI Building Systems, Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of metal products in North America. The Company’s operating segments include Engineered building systems, Metal components and Metal coil coating. The Engineered building systems segment is engaged in the manufacturing of main frames and long bay systems, and engineering and drafting.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS)

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