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.

Several price targets were given for PGEM by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 22, implying a possible profit of 24.65 percent. The minimum price target given was 20, implying potential capital losses of 13.31 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes 0 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 0 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, 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.

PGEM has an estimated earnings growth rate of -13.52 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is 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. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of PGEM is -0.89.

In the last 52-weeks, PGEM has achieved a high of 20.00 and a 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 market cap of PGEM is $1.2 billion. PGEM will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.