American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) major shareholder William F. Brandt sold 8,000 shares of American Woodmark Corporation stock in a transaction dated Friday, October 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $95.29, for a total transaction of $762,320.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Large shareholders that own 10% or more of a company’s stock are required to disclose their transactions with the SEC.

Shares of American Woodmark Corporation (AMWD) opened at 95.95 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $89.39 and its 200-day moving average is $92.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $1.56 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.91 and a beta of 1.45. American Woodmark Corporation has a one year low of $69.65 and a one year high of $107.30.

American Woodmark Corporation (NASDAQ:AMWD) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 22nd. The company reported $1.23 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.37 by ($0.14). American Woodmark Corporation had a net margin of 6.85% and a return on equity of 20.89%. The firm had revenue of $276.83 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $278.80 million. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.32 earnings per share. American Woodmark Corporation’s quarterly revenue was up 7.2% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts expect that American Woodmark Corporation will post $4.94 EPS for the current year.

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Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. purchased a new stake in American Woodmark Corporation during the first quarter valued at about $110,000. Riverhead Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in American Woodmark Corporation by 99.8% during the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 1,199 shares of the company’s stock valued at $114,000 after buying an additional 599 shares in the last quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC lifted its stake in American Woodmark Corporation by 78.3% during the second quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 1,394 shares of the company’s stock valued at $133,000 after buying an additional 612 shares in the last quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. lifted its stake in American Woodmark Corporation by 8.7% during the second quarter. Dubuque Bank & Trust Co. now owns 1,654 shares of the company’s stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 132 shares in the last quarter. Finally, SG Americas Securities LLC purchased a new stake in American Woodmark Corporation during the second quarter valued at about $172,000. 80.30% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

A number of equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of American Woodmark Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $100.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, September 19th. BidaskClub cut shares of American Woodmark Corporation from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Finally, Zelman & Associates cut shares of American Woodmark Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 19th.

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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