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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for AWI. The maximum price target given was 55, implying potential capital gains of 24.58 percent. The lowest price target was 41, implying a possible loss of -7.13 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.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.74 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0.74 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 1 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of AWI's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 11.63 percent. 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, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AWI is 1.61.

AWI has traded between a high of 48.00 and a low of 36.38 over the past year. Today's price is 21.36 percent above the 52-week low, and 8.02 percent lower than its 52-week high. AWI has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.