American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note issued to investors on Tuesday, BidAskClub reports.

Other equities analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of American Woodmark from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 30th. Sidoti began coverage on shares of American Woodmark in a research note on Tuesday, February 19th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $95.00 price objective for the company. Finally, ValuEngine raised shares of American Woodmark from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, March 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $102.80.

Shares of NASDAQ:AMWD opened at $90.32 on Tuesday. American Woodmark has a 52 week low of $53.35 and a 52 week high of $108.20. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.49 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.24, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.26 and a beta of 2.30. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.17, a current ratio of 2.05 and a quick ratio of 1.24.

American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 26th. The company reported $1.40 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.30 by $0.10. American Woodmark had a net margin of 4.91% and a return on equity of 19.40%. The business had revenue of $384.00 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $387.66 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.84 EPS. The business’s revenue was up 31.1% on a year-over-year basis. As a group, research analysts expect that American Woodmark will post 6.93 EPS for the current fiscal year.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of AMWD. Vanguard Group Inc boosted its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 3.5% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc now owns 1,226,644 shares of the company’s stock worth $96,230,000 after purchasing an additional 40,967 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 3.5% during the 3rd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 1,226,644 shares of the company’s stock worth $96,230,000 after purchasing an additional 40,967 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 14.8% during the 4th quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 861,885 shares of the company’s stock worth $47,991,000 after purchasing an additional 110,798 shares during the period. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. boosted its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 8.3% during the 1st quarter. Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. now owns 550,024 shares of the company’s stock worth $45,449,000 after purchasing an additional 42,075 shares during the period. Finally, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. boosted its stake in shares of American Woodmark by 34.0% during the 4th quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 339,002 shares of the company’s stock worth $18,876,000 after purchasing an additional 85,944 shares during the period. 93.19% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About American Woodmark

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen, bath, and home organization products for the remodeling and new home construction markets in the United States. The company offers framed stock cabinets in approximately 420 various cabinet lines, which include 90 door designs in a range of painted and stained finishes on maple, cherry, and oak, as well as engineered fronts under the Duraform mark name.

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