News articles about Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press 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. Ply Gem earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the construction company an impact score of 45.0954038054468 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next few days.

Shares of Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) opened at $17.80 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $1,218.75, a P/E ratio of 18.74 and a beta of 2.51. Ply Gem has a 12-month low of $14.55 and a 12-month high of $20.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 13.73, a current ratio of 1.92 and a quick ratio of 1.28.

Ply Gem (NYSE:PGEM) last released its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The construction company reported $0.41 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.45 by ($0.04). The firm had revenue of $564.66 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $563.96 million. Ply Gem had a return on equity of 240.74% and a net margin of 3.02%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.75 EPS. analysts expect that Ply Gem will post 1.09 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

PGEM has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $19.00 price target on shares of Ply Gem in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Ply Gem from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. BidaskClub downgraded Ply Gem from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, November 4th. KeyCorp reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Ply Gem in a research report on Tuesday, October 24th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a $19.00 price target (down previously from $20.00) on shares of Ply Gem in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. Ply Gem presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $19.50.

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Ply Gem 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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