Shares of NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) reached a new 52-week high during trading on Monday . The stock traded as high as $17.59 and last traded at $17.10, with a volume of 179,430 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $17.17.

NCS has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Royal Bank Of Canada raised their price target on NCI Building Systems from $14.00 to $16.00 in a report on Tuesday, April 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, May 11th. DA Davidson cut NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $16.00 price target for the company. in a report on Thursday, May 19th. FBR & Co reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $18.00 price target (up from $17.00) on shares of NCI Building Systems in a report on Thursday, June 2nd. Finally, Stephens cut NCI Building Systems from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and raised their price target for the company from $14.00 to $17.00 in a report on Friday, June 3rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. NCI Building Systems has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $16.00.

The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $16.22 and a 200-day moving average price of $13.61. The company has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion and a P/E ratio of 36.81.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May 31st. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $372.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $364.22 million. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.06) earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that NCI Building Systems Inc. will post $0.70 EPS for the current year.

In other news, CEO Norman C. Chambers sold 360,282 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on 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 completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 787,664 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $12,610,500.64. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, CFO Mark E. Johnson sold 16,424 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, July 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.02, for a total value of $279,536.48. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 235,416 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,006,780.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of NCS. 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 shares of NCI Building Systems by 11.7% in the fourth quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 407,626 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,059,000 after buying an additional 42,767 shares during the period. Century Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of NCI Building Systems by 1.5% in the fourth quarter. Century Capital Management LLC now owns 1,211,697 shares of the company’s stock worth $15,037,000 after buying an additional 18,437 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its position in shares of NCI Building Systems by 22.0% in the fourth quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 1,152,102 shares of the company’s stock worth $14,298,000 after buying an additional 208,039 shares during the period. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its position in shares of 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 worth $5,120,000 after buying an additional 387,886 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.

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