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).
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.
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.