Analyst Ratings for Armstrong World Industries Inc. (AWI)

Updated: 2017-07-26

Armstrong World Industries Inc. (NYSE:AWI) was awarded an average rating of Overweight from investment analysts following the stock. AWI had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

16 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 5 gave AWI a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 7 gave a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 1 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

AWI was given price targets by several analysts. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 55, which equates to a potential upside of 24.58 percent. The minimum price target given was 41, which equates to a potential downside of -7.13 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.74 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.74 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.51 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 1 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 1 analysts decreased their estimates.

AWI has an estimated earnings growth rate of 11.63 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of AWI is 1.61.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AWI hit 48.00 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 36.38. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 21.36 percent, and 8.02 percent lower than its 52-week high. AWI has a price/earnings ratio of 18.72. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AWI value stock report compares AWI to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AWI is $2.42 billion. AWI is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.