Media headlines about American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. American Woodmark Corporation earned a news sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 46.9030490292572 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:
- Insider Trading Activity American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) – Major Shareholder Sold 1,000 shares of Stock (4-traders.com)
- American Woodmark Corp. – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:AMWD) : August 16, 2017 (finance.yahoo.com)
- American Woodmark Corporation (AMWD) Major Shareholder William F. Brandt Sells 1,000 Shares (americanbankingnews.com)
- American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) to Release Earnings on Tuesday (americanbankingnews.com)
- Zacks: Analysts Set $102.00 Target Price for American Woodmark Corporation (AMWD) (americanbankingnews.com)
American Woodmark Corporation (AMWD) opened at 93.35 on Friday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $96.73 and a 200 day moving average price of $90.24. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.52 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.51 and a beta of 1.41. American Woodmark Corporation has a 52-week low of $69.65 and a 52-week high of $107.30.
American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 30th. The company reported $1.13 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $258.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $264.30 million. American Woodmark Corporation had a net margin of 6.91% and a return on equity of 22.19%. American Woodmark Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 7.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $0.86 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts forecast that American Woodmark Corporation will post $4.99 EPS for the current fiscal year.
AMWD has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. BidaskClub lowered American Woodmark Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered American Woodmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Zelman & Associates lowered American Woodmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 19th.
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In related news, Director Andrew B. Cogan sold 1,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $94.40, for a total transaction of $132,160.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 5,240 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $494,656. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. Also, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 9,233 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $96.52, for a total transaction of $891,169.16. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 1,896,973 shares in the company, valued at approximately $183,095,833.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last quarter, insiders have sold 63,959 shares of company stock worth $6,113,542. Company insiders own 1.10% of the company’s stock.
About American Woodmark Corporation
American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers framed stock cabinets in approximately 500 different cabinet lines, ranging in price from relatively inexpensive to medium-priced styles. Styles vary by design and color from natural wood finishes to low-pressure laminate surfaces.
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