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 maximum price target given was 22, implying a possible profit of 24.65 percent. The lowest price target 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.

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. 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 0 percent in FY estimates.

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 decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of PGEM's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -13.52 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. PGEM has a PEG ratio of -0.89.

In the last 52-weeks, PGEM has achieved a high of 20.00 and a low of 12.85. Currently the stock is 37.35 percent higher than its low, and 11.75 percent lower than its 52-week high. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.