Press coverage about JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. JELD-WEN earned a coverage optimism score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 45.2351720422381 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.
These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
NYSE JELD opened at $30.78 on Tuesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.98, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,167.93, a P/E ratio of 20.80, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.96 and a beta of 2.32. JELD-WEN has a 1 year low of $27.61 and a 1 year high of $42.27.
JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, February 21st. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.15). The business had revenue of $976.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1 billion. JELD-WEN had a return on equity of 18.76% and a net margin of 0.29%. JELD-WEN’s revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that JELD-WEN will post 2.24 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Several research firms have recently commented on JELD. Zacks Investment Research upgraded JELD-WEN from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $46.00 target price on shares of JELD-WEN in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Wells Fargo cut JELD-WEN from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating and set a $37.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. JPMorgan Chase cut JELD-WEN from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $32.00 target price on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Finally, Bank of America reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $41.00 target price (down from $44.00) on shares of JELD-WEN in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Nine equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $39.15.
In other JELD-WEN news, Vice Chairman Roderick Wendt sold 30,000 shares of JELD-WEN stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $32.17, for a total transaction of $965,100.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director Patrick Wright Tolbert acquired 2,860 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 28th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $30.88 per share, for a total transaction of $88,316.80. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 4,343 shares in the company, valued at approximately $134,111.84. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Insiders own 4.55% of the company’s stock.
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JELD-WEN Holding, Inc manufactures and sells doors and windows primarily in North America, Europe, and Australasia. The company offers a line of residential interior and exterior door products, including patio doors, and folding or sliding wall systems; non-residential doors; and wood, vinyl, and aluminum windows.
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