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 maximum price target given was 102, implying potential capital gains of 3.76 percent. The lowest price target was 102, which equates to a potential downside of 3.76 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change 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. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 2.82 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of AMWD to grow at a rate of 12.91 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. 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. AMWD has a PEG ratio of 1.75.

AMWD has a 52-week high of 107.30 and a 52-week 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 price/earnings 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 market cap of AMWD is $1.6 billion. AMWD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.