American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD) shares saw unusually-high trading volume on Monday . Approximately 180,786 shares were traded during trading, a decline of 20% from the previous session’s volume of 225,026 shares.The stock last traded at $74.90 and had previously closed at $72.58.

AMWD has been the subject of a number of research reports. Robert W. Baird raised American Woodmark Corp. from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $78.00 target price for the company in a report on Friday, June 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Zacks Investment Research upgraded American Woodmark Corp. from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 14th.

The firm’s 50-day moving average is $69.08 and its 200 day moving average is $70.35. The company has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion and a P/E ratio of 21.03.

American Woodmark Corp. (NASDAQ:AMWD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June 2nd. The company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.89 by $0.03. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.68 earnings per share. The company had revenue of $240.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $237.16 million. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 16.4% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that American Woodmark Corp. will post $4.04 EPS for the current year.

In other American Woodmark Corp. news, Director William F. Brandt sold 1,000 shares of American Woodmark Corp. stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $64.37, for a total value of $64,370.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 2,090,184 shares in the company, valued at approximately $134,545,144.08. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, insider Steven Cary Dunston sold 8,267 shares of American Woodmark Corp. stock in a transaction on Wednesday, June 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.45, for a total transaction of $541,075.15. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 50,738 shares in the company, valued at $3,320,802.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of large investors have modified their holdings of AMWD. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark Corp. by 85.8% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 12,965 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,037,000 after buying an additional 5,988 shares during the last quarter. Rhumbline Advisers raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark Corp. by 7.1% in the fourth quarter. Rhumbline Advisers now owns 16,119 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,289,000 after buying an additional 1,070 shares during the last quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark Corp. by 87.1% in the fourth quarter. Nationwide Fund Advisors now owns 27,281 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,182,000 after buying an additional 12,703 shares during the last quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark Corp. by 3,709.1% in the fourth quarter. Victory Capital Management Inc. now owns 39,881 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,190,000 after buying an additional 38,834 shares during the last quarter. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake in shares of American Woodmark Corp. by 30.0% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 62,119 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,968,000 after buying an additional 14,343 shares during the last quarter.

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers framed stock cabinets in approximately 500 different cabinet lines, ranging in price from relatively inexpensive to medium-priced styles. Styles vary by design and color from natural wood finishes to low-pressure laminate surfaces.

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