CNA Financial Corp increased its stake in Jeld-Wen Holding Inc (NYSE:JELD) by 99.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 82,208 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 40,959 shares during the quarter. CNA Financial Corp’s holdings in Jeld-Wen were worth $3,237,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of JELD. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new stake in Jeld-Wen during the 3rd quarter valued at $110,000. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank raised its holdings in Jeld-Wen by 331.6% during the 4th quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 3,522 shares of the company’s stock valued at $139,000 after acquiring an additional 2,706 shares during the period. Strs Ohio bought a new stake in Jeld-Wen during the 4th quarter valued at $149,000. Breton Hill Capital Ltd. bought a new stake in Jeld-Wen during the 3rd quarter valued at $208,000. Finally, Sii Investments Inc. WI bought a new position in shares of Jeld-Wen in the third quarter worth $217,000. 41.46% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, Chairman Kirk S. Hachigian sold 156,029 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.74, for a total transaction of $5,108,389.46. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now directly owns 413,930 shares in the company, valued at $13,552,068.20. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Corp Onex sold 20,832,636 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.74, for a total transaction of $682,060,502.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last 90 days, insiders have sold 35,207,636 shares of company stock valued at $1,152,698,003.

Several research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Citigroup set a $40.00 price target on shares of Jeld-Wen and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Jeld-Wen from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $44.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, February 1st. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $47.00 price target (up previously from $41.00) on shares of Jeld-Wen in a report on Monday, January 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $46.00 price target on shares of Jeld-Wen in a report on Tuesday, January 9th. Finally, Barclays set a $44.00 price target on shares of Jeld-Wen and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 8th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.13.

Jeld-Wen Holding Inc (JELD) opened at $36.77 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40, a current ratio of 1.93 and a quick ratio of 1.28. Jeld-Wen Holding Inc has a 1 year low of $27.61 and a 1 year high of $42.27.

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Jeld-Wen Company Profile

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc is a door and window manufacturer. The Company designs, produces and distributes a range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows, and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling, of residential homes, and to an extent, non-residential buildings.

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