SECOR Capital Advisors LP acquired a new position in shares of American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) during the third quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm acquired 9,497 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $765,000. SECOR Capital Advisors LP owned about 0.06% of American Woodmark Corporation at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA raised its position in shares of American Woodmark Corporation by 108.9% in the second quarter. BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA now owns 4,659 shares of the company’s stock valued at $309,000 after buying an additional 2,429 shares during the period. Capstone Asset Management Co. raised its position in shares of American Woodmark Corporation by 14.1% in the second quarter. Capstone Asset Management Co. now owns 6,300 shares of the company’s stock valued at $418,000 after buying an additional 780 shares during the period. Nordea Investment Management AB bought a new position in shares of American Woodmark Corporation during the second quarter valued at approximately $600,000. New York State Teachers Retirement System raised its position in shares of American Woodmark Corporation by 33.0% in the second quarter. New York State Teachers Retirement System now owns 13,296 shares of the company’s stock valued at $883,000 after buying an additional 3,300 shares during the period. Finally, Moody Aldrich Partners LLC raised its position in shares of American Woodmark Corporation by 262.8% in the second quarter. Moody Aldrich Partners LLC now owns 35,715 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,371,000 after buying an additional 25,870 shares during the period. 81.96% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD)

Shares of American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) traded up 0.88% during trading on Friday, reaching $74.85. 49,006 shares of the company traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $77.40 and a 200-day moving average price of $76.90. American Woodmark Corporation has a 12 month low of $57.04 and a 12 month high of $89.57. The firm has a market capitalization of $1.22 billion, a PE ratio of 19.05 and a beta of 1.32.

American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 22nd. The company reported $1.07 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.10. The company earned $264.10 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $278.61 million. American Woodmark Corporation had a return on equity of 22.12% and a net margin of 6.59%. The company’s revenue was up 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.10 EPS. Equities research analysts anticipate that American Woodmark Corporation will post $4.20 EPS for the current year.

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Separately, Zacks Investment Research raised shares of American Woodmark Corporation from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 13th.

In other news, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 3,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $74.84, for a total value of $224,520.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 1,923,165 shares in the company, valued at $143,929,668.60. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $75.03, for a total transaction of $375,150.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 1,918,165 shares in the company, valued at approximately $143,919,919.95. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 14.40% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

About American Woodmark Corporation

American Woodmark Corporation manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets. The Company offers framed stock cabinets in approximately 500 different cabinet lines, ranging in price from relatively inexpensive to medium-priced styles. Styles vary by design and color from natural wood finishes to low-pressure laminate surfaces.

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