News articles about NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. NCI Building Systems earned a news impact score of 0.08 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.8185345989332 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
NCS has been the topic of a number of research reports. TheStreet raised NCI Building Systems from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, June 6th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $20.00 price target on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research note on Tuesday, July 18th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded NCI Building Systems from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 8th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $18.50.
Shares of NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) opened at 17.55 on Friday. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.24 billion, a P/E ratio of 20.48 and a beta of 1.51. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $17.47 and a 200 day moving average price of $16.79. NCI Building Systems has a 52 week low of $13.80 and a 52 week high of $18.60.
NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, June 6th. The construction company reported $0.16 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.04. NCI Building Systems had a net margin of 3.50% and a return on equity of 20.84%. The firm had revenue of $420.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $409.24 million. During the same period last year, the business earned $0.04 earnings per share. The business’s revenue was up 13.0% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts expect that NCI Building Systems will post $1.00 EPS for the current year.
In related news, insider Norman C. Chambers sold 45,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, July 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.74, for a total value of $798,300.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 476,403 shares in the company, valued at approximately $8,451,389.22. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 1.78% of the stock is owned by insiders.
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NCI Building Systems Company Profile
NCI Building Systems, Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of metal products in North America. The Company’s operating segments include Engineered building systems, Metal components and Metal coil coating. The Engineered building systems segment is engaged in the manufacturing of main frames and long bay systems, and engineering and drafting.
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