NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) hit a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The company traded as high as $16.91 and last traded at $16.88, with a volume of 152,873 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $16.39.

A number of brokerages recently commented on NCS. FBR & Co reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $18.00 target price (up previously from $17.00) on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $14.00 target price on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report on Thursday, March 17th. Zacks Investment Research lowered NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Stephens lowered NCI Building Systems from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their target price for the company from $14.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada upped their target price on NCI Building Systems from $14.00 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $16.00.

The company has a 50 day moving average of $15.91 and a 200-day moving average of $13.37. The company has a market cap of $1.23 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 36.947.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, May 31st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. The business had revenue of $372.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $364.22 million. During the same period last year, the business posted ($0.06) EPS. NCI Building Systems’s revenue was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that NCI Building Systems Inc. will post $0.70 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, CEO Norman C. Chambers sold 360,282 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, June 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.01, for a total transaction of $5,768,114.82. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 787,664 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,610,500.64. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Norman C. Chambers sold 6,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $14.95, for a total value of $95,680.00. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 720,018 shares in the company, valued at approximately $10,764,269.10. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Russell Frank Co raised its position in NCI Building Systems by 191.9% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 241,494 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,958,000 after buying an additional 158,767 shares during the period. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. raised its position in NCI Building Systems by 1.0% in the fourth quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. now owns 401,400 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,981,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP raised its position in NCI Building Systems by 11.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 407,626 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,059,000 after buying an additional 42,767 shares during the period. New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its position in NCI Building Systems by 1,570.4% in the fourth quarter. New York State Common Retirement Fund now owns 412,586 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,120,000 after buying an additional 387,886 shares during the period. Finally, American Century Companies Inc. raised its position in NCI Building Systems by 23.8% in the fourth quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 507,198 shares of the company’s stock valued at $6,294,000 after buying an additional 97,640 shares during the period.

NCI Building Systems, Inc is a manufacturer and marketer of metal products for the non-residential construction industry. The Company operates through three segments: engineered building systems, metal components and metal coil coating. The metal coil coating segment consists of cleaning, treating, painting and slitting continuous steel coils before the steel is fabricated for use by construction and industrial users.

Get Analysts' Upgrades and Downgrades Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of analysts' upgrades, downgrades and new coverage with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.