Jeld-Wen (JELD) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports
News headlines about Jeld-Wen (NYSE:JELD) have been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Jeld-Wen earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the company an impact score of 45.9822596561267 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. B. Riley raised their target price on shares of Jeld-Wen from $33.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Barclays raised their target price on shares of Jeld-Wen from $37.00 to $39.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of Jeld-Wen from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, November 8th. ValuEngine lowered shares of Jeld-Wen from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Finally, Robert W. Baird reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a $40.00 target price (up from $38.00) on shares of Jeld-Wen in a research note on Monday, October 2nd. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and ten have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $37.27.
Shares of Jeld-Wen (JELD) traded down $0.26 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $39.37. 434,825 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 451,130. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.40, a current ratio of 1.93 and a quick ratio of 1.28. Jeld-Wen has a fifty-two week low of $24.95 and a fifty-two week high of $40.25.
In related news, Chairman Kirk S. Hachigian sold 156,029 shares of Jeld-Wen stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.74, for a total value of $5,108,389.46. Following the completion of the sale, the chairman now owns 413,930 shares in the company, valued at approximately $13,552,068.20. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, major shareholder Corp Onex sold 12,465,047 shares of Jeld-Wen stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.74, for a total transaction of $408,105,638.78. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 47,672,683 shares of company stock valued at $1,560,803,641 in the last 90 days.
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Jeld-Wen Company Profile
JELD-WEN Holding, Inc is a door and window manufacturer. The Company designs, produces and distributes a range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows, and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling, of residential homes, and to an extent, non-residential buildings.
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