PGT Innovations (PGTI) Receives Daily Media Impact Score of 0.17

Media stories about PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PGT Innovations earned a coverage optimism score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.5847390780255 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

PGT Innovations (PGTI) opened at $16.75 on Thursday. PGT Innovations has a 1 year low of $10.00 and a 1 year high of $16.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.50, a quick ratio of 2.71 and a current ratio of 3.67. The firm has a market cap of $836.78, a PE ratio of 36.41, a P/E/G ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 1.21.

PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The construction company reported $0.16 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by ($0.03). PGT Innovations had a return on equity of 19.02% and a net margin of 4.87%. The company had revenue of $126.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $129.82 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.19 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was down 2.2% on a year-over-year basis. analysts forecast that PGT Innovations will post 0.56 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the stock. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of PGT Innovations in a report on Thursday, November 30th. B. Riley increased their target price on shares of PGT Innovations from $15.00 to $18.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Dougherty & Co raised shares of PGT Innovations from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. BidaskClub lowered shares of PGT Innovations from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday, October 21st. Finally, KeyCorp reissued a “hold” rating on shares of PGT Innovations in a research note on Tuesday, September 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $16.67.

In other PGT Innovations news, Director William J. Morgan sold 41,395 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $15.71, for a total value of $650,315.45. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 75,508 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,186,230.68. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director Richard D. Feintuch sold 50,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $16.05, for a total transaction of $802,500.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 75,508 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,211,903.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 6.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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PGT Innovations Company Profile

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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