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, implying potential capital gains of 24.65 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, which equates to a potential downside of 13.31 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. 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 0 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of PGEM to grow at a rate of -13.52 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's 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. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of PGEM is -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 P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.