Analyst Ratings for Ply Gem Holdings Inc. (PGEM)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Ply Gem Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PGEM) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for PGEM last month.

5 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave PGEM a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 4 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for PGEM. The most optimistic price target was 22, which equates to a potential upside of 24.65 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, implying potential capital losses of 13.31 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 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 0 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 revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PGEM to grow at a rate of -13.52 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, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. PGEM has a PEG ratio of -0.89.

PGEM has a 52-week high of 20.00 and a 52-week low of 12.85. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 37.35 percent, and below the high by 11.75 percent. PGEM has a price/earnings ratio of 12.09. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The PGEM value stock report compares PGEM to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.2 billion. PGEM is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.