Louisiana State Employees Retirement System continued to hold its position in American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The institutional investor owned 5,700 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Louisiana State Employees Retirement System’s holdings in American Woodmark Corporation were worth $545,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

Other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. US Bancorp DE raised its position in American Woodmark Corporation by 6.5% in the first quarter. US Bancorp DE now owns 8,327 shares of the company’s stock valued at $764,000 after buying an additional 509 shares during the period. Capital One National Association raised its position in American Woodmark Corporation by 0.6% in the first quarter. Capital One National Association now owns 8,062 shares of the company’s stock valued at $740,000 after buying an additional 48 shares during the period. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can raised its position in American Woodmark Corporation by 5.3% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 18,763 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,721,000 after buying an additional 947 shares during the period. Geneva Advisors LLC raised its position in American Woodmark Corporation by 7.6% in the first quarter. Geneva Advisors LLC now owns 10,360 shares of the company’s stock valued at $951,000 after buying an additional 729 shares during the period. Finally, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. bought a new position in American Woodmark Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $140,000. Institutional investors own 81.20% of the company’s stock.

Shares of American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) traded down 2.07% during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $92.30. The stock had a trading volume of 20,628 shares. The stock has a market cap of $1.50 billion, a PE ratio of 21.27 and a beta of 1.41. American Woodmark Corporation has a one year low of $69.65 and a one year high of $107.30. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $96.84 and a 200 day moving average price of $89.30.

American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 30th. The company reported $1.13 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.01 by $0.12. The company had revenue of $258.70 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $264.30 million. American Woodmark Corporation had a return on equity of 22.19% and a net margin of 6.91%. American Woodmark Corporation’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.86 EPS. On average, equities analysts forecast that American Woodmark Corporation will post $4.99 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Several research firms have issued reports on AMWD. Zelman & Associates lowered American Woodmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. Zacks Investment Research lowered American Woodmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, BidaskClub lowered American Woodmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, July 28th.

In other news, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 3,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 4th. The stock was sold at an average price of $96.45, for a total value of $289,350.00. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 1,877,973 shares in the company, valued at approximately $181,130,495.85. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 9,233 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Monday, June 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $96.52, for a total value of $891,169.16. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 1,896,973 shares in the company, valued at approximately $183,095,833.96. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 62,959 shares of company stock worth $6,018,042 in the last ninety days. 1.10% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

American Woodmark Corporation Company Profile

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

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