Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) has the current quarter growth of -5%


Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) has a 1 Year Target Estimate of $47.55. The stock traded with the volume of 1.81 Million in the last trading session. Armstrong World Industries Inc opened at $38.95 and closed at $39.75 by showing a decrease of -5.66%. The Bid price in the last session was $37.45 x 2300 and the Ask price was $37.60 x 100. (The ask price is what sellers are willing to take for it. If you are selling a stock, you are going to get the bid price, if you are buying a stock you are going to get the ask price. The difference (or spread) goes to the broker/specialist that handles the transaction).

Armstrong World Industries Inc has the Market Capitalization of 2.08 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $52.09 and 52-Week Low of $35.92 and it touched its 52-week high on Nov 19, 2015 and 52-Week Low on Feb 11, 2016.

Armstrong World Industries Inc reported its last Earnings on Oct 31 BMO where the company reported Actual EPS of $0.56/Share whereas, the Analyst Estimated EPS was $0.52/share. The difference between Actual EPS and Estimated EPS was $0.04/share. This represented an Earnings Surprise of 7.7%. The company will report its next earnings on 31-Oct-16.

Some analyst provided their insight on Growth Estimates; Armstrong World Industries Inc has the Current Quarter Earnings Growth rate of -5%. The Next Quarter growth is expected to be 66.7%. In the past 5 years, the stock has earnings growth rate of -0.08% per annum while the Upcoming 5 year’s earnings growth rate is expected to be 11.1% per annum.

11 number of analysts also provided their insight on Armstrong World Industries Inc, where the Average Price Target for the stock is $47.55. They also projected Low Price Target as $35 while High Price Target is set at $63.

A number of analysts rated the stock as well: 2 analysts believe that the stock is a STRONG BUY while 4 reported it as Buy.6 analysts assigned a HOLD rating, 2 said it’s UNDERPERFORM and 0 say that this stock is a SELL.

Armstrong World Industries Inc annual Divided is 0 while it’s Dividend Yield is 0%. The stock has its Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 87.82 and Forward Price to Earnings ratio of 15.15. The company has its Price to Sales (P/S) ratio of 1.01 where Price to Book (P/B) ratio of 10.3, Price to Cash Per share (P/C) of 0 and Price to Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) has a value of 0.

The company has its Return on Assets (ROA) of 1 Percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 4% and Return on Investment (ROI) displays a value of 6.6%.

The stock is currently trading at Distance from 20-Day simple moving Average of -7.2% whereas, Distance from 50-Day Simple moving average is -9.85 Percent and Distance from 200-Day Simple Moving Average of -8.85 percent.

A look at performance overview of Armstrong World Industries Inc depicts that Performance (Week) is -6.25 percent while Performance Month is -9.24%. Quarterly performance shows a value of -11.37% and Half Year Performance value stands at -9.13%. Yearly performance of the stock has the value of -24.43 percent. Armstrong World Industries Inc has its YTD performance of -18 Percent. (YTD performance is the most important factor to consider; if YTD is negative, the stock is declining; if the YTD Performance value is Positive the stock is surging).

Insider Trades:

Many Insiders have done trades inside the company. The latest trade was made on 18 Sep 2016 where Director Templin (Roy W) did a transaction type “Buy” in which 2146 shares were traded at a price of $0. Another insider trade includes Officer McNamara (Stephen F) who also initiated a transaction in which 2274 shares were traded on 14 Aug 2016 as “Sell”. On 14 Aug 2016 Officer McNamara (Stephen F) traded 2274 shares as “Buy” at $16.94. Director Melville (James C) Buy 2612 shares on 10 Jul 2016 at the price of $0.

Upgrades/Downgrades Report:

The latest Upgrades/Downgrades was done by Research firm KeyBanc Capital Mkts on 5-Aug-16 who Upgrade the stock from Sector Weight to Overweight. Other firms have also Upgraded/Downgraded the stock. On 12-Jul-16, Goldman took an action “Downgrade” from Neutral to Sell. On 27-Jan-16, the stock was Upgrade to Buy by BB&T Capital Mkts.