NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS)’s share price dropped 1.7% on Wednesday . The stock traded as low as $16.45 and last traded at $16.54, with a volume of 4,382,077 shares trading hands. The stock had previously closed at $16.82.

A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of NCI Building Systems from $14.00 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG reissued a “buy” rating on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Stephens lowered shares of NCI Building Systems from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $14.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Finally, DA Davidson lowered shares of NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $16.00 price target on the stock. in a research report on Thursday, May 19th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.00.

The stock has a 50 day moving average of $16.22 and a 200 day moving average of $13.63. The company has a market cap of $1.19 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 35.56.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 31st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. During the same period last year, the company posted ($0.06) earnings per share. The company had revenue of $372.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $364.22 million. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts expect that NCI Building Systems Inc. will post $0.72 EPS for the current year.

In other news, EVP Eric James Brown sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.15, for a total transaction of $161,500.00. Following the sale, the executive vice president now directly owns 115,858 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,871,106.70. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, CFO Mark E. Johnson sold 16,424 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, July 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $17.02, for a total value of $279,536.48. Following the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 235,416 shares in the company, valued at $4,006,780.32. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Other hedge funds recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. raised its stake 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 stake 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. Century Capital Management LLC raised its stake in 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 valued at $15,037,000 after buying an additional 18,437 shares during the period. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in 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 valued at $14,298,000 after buying an additional 208,039 shares during the period. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund raised its stake 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.

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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