Shares of NCI Building Systems Inc. (NYSE:NCS) fell 4.9% on Friday . The stock traded as low as $16.36 and last traded at $16.40, with a volume of 568,854 shares. The stock had previously closed at $17.24.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on NCS. FBR & Co restated an “outperform” rating and set a $18.00 price objective (up previously from $17.00) on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report on Thursday, June 2nd. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of NCI Building Systems from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 11th. Stephens downgraded shares of 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. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price target on shares of NCI Building Systems from $14.00 to $16.00 in a research report on Tuesday, April 12th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research report on Wednesday, June 29th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $16.00.

The stock’s 50-day moving average is $16.32 and its 200 day moving average is $13.89. The stock has a market cap of $1.18 billion and a P/E ratio of 35.49.

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

In other news, EVP Todd R. Moore sold 3,439 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, July 11th. The shares were sold at an average price of $17.00, for a total transaction of $58,463.00. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 85,308 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,450,236. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link. Also, CEO Norman C. Chambers sold 360,282 shares of the firm’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 sale, the chief executive officer now directly owns 787,664 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,610,500.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here.

Several hedge funds recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Russell Frank Co increased 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. increased 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 increased 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 increased 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 increased 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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