Media coverage about PGT (NYSE:PGTI) has been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PGT earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the construction company an impact score of 47.8407560837848 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

Here are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:

Shares of PGT (PGTI) opened at $15.90 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $799.54, a PE ratio of 30.38, a PEG ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.16. PGT has a twelve month low of $10.00 and a twelve month high of $16.25. The company has a quick ratio of 2.71, a current ratio of 3.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50.

PGT (NYSE:PGTI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The construction company reported $0.16 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.19 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $126.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $129.82 million. PGT had a net margin of 4.87% and a return on equity of 19.02%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.19 earnings per share. sell-side analysts anticipate that PGT will post 0.57 EPS for the current year.

PGTI has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Raymond James Financial, Inc. lowered PGT from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Friday, August 4th. BidaskClub lowered PGT from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Saturday, October 21st. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of PGT in a report on Wednesday, November 1st. Dougherty & Co upgraded PGT from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Finally, FBR & Co restated a “buy” rating and issued a $15.00 price target (up from $13.00) on shares of PGT in a report on Monday, August 21st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $16.67.

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In related news, Director William J. Morgan sold 41,395 shares of PGT stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $15.71, for a total value of $650,315.45. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this link. 6.10% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About PGT

PGT Innovations, Inc, formerly PGT, Inc, is a manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors. The Company’s brands include CGI, PGT Windows + Doors and WinDoor. CGI serves residential and commercial markets in both new and existing construction. CGI manufacturing and delivery facilities are based in Miami, Florida.

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