Analyst Ratings for American Woodmark Corp. (AMWD)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. Last month, AMWD received an average rating of Overweight.

Of the 3 analysts covering the stock, 1 gave it a buy rating, 1 gave an overweight rating, 1 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for AMWD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 102, implying potential capital gains of 3.76 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 102, implying potential capital losses of 3.76 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 1.86 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0 percent, compared to last month. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.82 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

AMWD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 12.91 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. The PEG ratio of AMWD is 1.75.

In the last 52-weeks, AMWD has achieved a high of 107.30 and a low of 69.65. Currently the stock is 41.13 percent higher than its low, and 8.39 percent lower than its 52-week high. AMWD has a P/E ratio of 22.65. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AMWD value stock report compares AMWD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.6 billion. AMWD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.