NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS)’s share price was up 3.7% on Monday . The stock traded as high as $17.07 and last traded at $17.05, with a volume of 856,816 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $16.44.

A number of research firms have commented on NCS. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price objective on shares of NCI Building Systems from $14.00 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. DA Davidson cut shares of NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $16.00 price objective for the company. in a research report on Thursday, May 19th. FBR & Co reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $18.00 price objective (up from $17.00) on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Finally, Stephens cut shares of NCI Building Systems from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $14.00 to $17.00 in a research report on Friday, June 3rd. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.00.

The firm has a market capitalization of $1.25 billion and a P/E ratio of 37.31. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $16.28 and its 200 day moving average price is $13.80.

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 analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.01 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $372.20 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $364.22 million. NCI Building Systems’s revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.06) earnings per share. Equities analysts forecast that NCI Building Systems Inc. will post $0.73 EPS for the current year.

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

Other large investors recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Russell Frank Co raised its stake in 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 during the last quarter. 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 worth $4,981,000 after buying an additional 4,000 shares during the last quarter. 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 worth $5,059,000 after buying an additional 42,767 shares during the last quarter. 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 worth $5,120,000 after buying an additional 387,886 shares during the last quarter. Finally, 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 worth $14,298,000 after buying an additional 208,039 shares during 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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