NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) – Investment analysts at DA Davidson issued their Q1 2018 earnings estimates for shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report issued on Thursday. DA Davidson analyst B. Thielman anticipates that the construction company will post earnings of $0.07 per share for the quarter. DA Davidson also issued estimates for NCI Building Systems’ Q2 2018 earnings at $0.20 EPS, Q3 2018 earnings at $0.35 EPS and Q4 2018 earnings at $0.40 EPS.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last announced its earnings results on Wednesday, September 6th. The construction company reported $0.27 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05. NCI Building Systems had a return on equity of 18.86% and a net margin of 3.18%. The company had revenue of $469.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $495.21 million. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.33 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 1.5% on a year-over-year basis.

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Other research analysts have also recently issued research reports about the stock. Barclays PLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $16.00 target price (down previously from $19.00) on shares of NCI Building Systems in a report on Friday. TheStreet raised shares of NCI Building Systems from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of NCI Building Systems from a “hold” rating to a “strong-buy” rating and set a $19.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, June 9th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $20.00 target price on shares of NCI Building Systems in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, BidaskClub lowered shares of NCI Building Systems from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $18.30.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE NCS) opened at 13.25 on Monday. NCI Building Systems has a 52 week low of $13.05 and a 52 week high of $18.60. The company has a market capitalization of $939.41 million, a P/E ratio of 15.46 and a beta of 1.53. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $17.01 and a 200-day moving average of $16.87.

Large investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Royce & Associates LP increased its position in NCI Building Systems by 7.8% during the 2nd quarter. Royce & Associates LP now owns 1,448,241 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $24,186,000 after purchasing an additional 104,532 shares during the period. Prudential Financial Inc. grew its position in shares of NCI Building Systems by 548.6% during the 1st quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 312,359 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $5,356,000 after buying an additional 264,200 shares during the period. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. grew its position in shares of NCI Building Systems by 1.2% during the 1st quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 492,500 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $8,446,000 after buying an additional 5,700 shares during the period. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC grew its position in shares of NCI Building Systems by 27.4% during the 2nd quarter. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC now owns 204,520 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $3,415,000 after buying an additional 44,040 shares during the period. Finally, Legato Capital Management LLC grew its position in shares of NCI Building Systems by 1,236.0% during the 2nd quarter. Legato Capital Management LLC now owns 33,921 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $566,000 after buying an additional 31,382 shares during the period. 93.82% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

In other NCI Building Systems news, insider Norman C. Chambers sold 45,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred 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 of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,451,389.22. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Corporate insiders own 1.78% of the company’s stock.

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.

Earnings History and Estimates for NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS)

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