News coverage about Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. Accern identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Masonite International earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.6963838808628 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near term.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on DOOR shares. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $74.00 price target (up previously from $72.00) on shares of Masonite International in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. BidaskClub downgraded Masonite International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Masonite International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 31st. TheStreet upgraded Masonite International from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Friday, November 24th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $69.00 price target (up previously from $60.00) on shares of Masonite International in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $76.60.

Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) opened at $71.95 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $2,085.51, a P/E ratio of 22.77 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a current ratio of 3.12, a quick ratio of 2.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93. Masonite International has a 1 year low of $50.40 and a 1 year high of $85.30.

Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $1.00 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $517.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $509.04 million. Masonite International had a return on equity of 14.38% and a net margin of 4.75%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.89 earnings per share. equities analysts forecast that Masonite International will post 3.48 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other news, insider Robert Edgar Lewis sold 1,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.52, for a total value of $98,728.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 22,518 shares in the company, valued at $1,587,969.36. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director John C. Wills sold 1,015 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.70, for a total value of $73,790.50. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders sold 4,015 shares of company stock worth $288,263. Company insiders own 2.19% of the company’s stock.

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About Masonite International

Masonite International Corporation is designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling, and the non-residential building construction markets. The Company principally operates in North America; Europe, Asia and Latin America, and Africa.

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