Media coverage about PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) has trended positive on Sunday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. PGT Innovations earned a news sentiment score of 0.36 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the construction company an impact score of 46.0790376228285 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.

These are some of the media headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:

PGTI stock opened at $25.35 on Friday. PGT Innovations has a twelve month low of $13.05 and a twelve month high of $25.95. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.03, a quick ratio of 3.47 and a current ratio of 4.24. The company has a market capitalization of $1.29 billion, a PE ratio of 41.56, a P/E/G ratio of 1.21 and a beta of 0.84.

PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The construction company reported $0.41 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.10. The business had revenue of $169.27 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $169.00 million. PGT Innovations had a return on equity of 26.98% and a net margin of 9.90%. PGT Innovations’s quarterly revenue was up 23.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.20 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that PGT Innovations will post 1.09 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. B. Riley raised their target price on PGT Innovations from $20.00 to $28.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 25th. Gabelli lowered PGT Innovations from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $22.00 target price on the stock. in a report on Thursday, June 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. PGT Innovations presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $21.00.

About PGT Innovations

PGT Innovations, Inc manufactures and supplies residential impact-resistant windows and doors in the Southeastern United States, the Gulf Coast, Coastal mid-Atlantic, the Caribbean, Central America, and Canada. The company offers heavy-duty aluminum or vinyl frames with laminated glass to provide protection from hurricane-force winds and wind-borne debris; and non-impact vinyl windows with insulating glass and multi-chambered frames for various climate zones.

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