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

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on NCS shares. Credit Suisse Group AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of NCI Building Systems in a report on Wednesday, June 29th. Stephens lowered NCI Building Systems from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and upped their price target for the company from $14.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. FBR & Co reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $18.00 price target (up previously from $17.00) on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. DA Davidson lowered 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. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.00.

The firm has a market cap of $1.19 billion and a P/E ratio of 35.56. The company’s 50 day moving average is $16.23 and its 200 day moving average is $13.65.

NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, May 31st. The company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.01 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $372.20 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $364.22 million. The business’s revenue was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted ($0.06) earnings per share. Equities research analysts forecast that NCI Building Systems Inc. will post $0.73 earnings per share for the current year.

In other news, EVP Eric James Brown sold 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, July 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.15, for a total value 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 sale 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 business’s stock in a transaction that occurred 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 completion of 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.

Several hedge funds recently modified their holdings of NCS. Century Capital Management LLC boosted its stake 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 in the last quarter. Russell Frank Co boosted its stake in shares of NCI Building Systems by 191.9% in the fourth quarter. Russell Frank Co now owns 241,494 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,958,000 after buying an additional 158,767 shares in the last quarter. Foresters Investment Management Company Inc. boosted its stake in shares of 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 worth $4,981,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares in the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake 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 in the last quarter. Finally, New York State Common Retirement Fund boosted its stake 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 in the last quarter.

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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