NCI Building Systems (NYSE:NCS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The construction company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.53 by $0.02, MarketWatch Earnings reports. NCI Building Systems had a net margin of 2.77% and a return on equity of 29.00%. The company had revenue of $573.60 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $562.78 million. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.32 EPS. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 17.4% compared to the same quarter last year.
Shares of NYSE NCS opened at $9.73 on Wednesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 1.58 and a quick ratio of 0.85. NCI Building Systems has a 1 year low of $9.66 and a 1 year high of $23.35. The company has a market capitalization of $640.85 million, a P/E ratio of 12.16, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.52 and a beta of 1.43.
A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Citigroup reduced their price target on shares of NCI Building Systems from $18.00 to $14.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, December 3rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. ValuEngine downgraded shares of NCI Building Systems from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Monday, October 29th. Zacks Investment Research restated a “hold” rating on shares of NCI Building Systems in a research note on Wednesday, November 14th. Finally, Barclays set a $11.00 price target on shares of NCI Building Systems and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 12th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. NCI Building Systems has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $17.83.
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NCI Building Systems, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, and markets metal products for the nonresidential construction industry in North America. It operates through three segments: Engineered Building Systems, Metal Components, and Metal Coil Coating. The Engineered Building Systems segment offers engineered structural members and panels; and self-storage building systems under the Metallic, Mid-West Steel, A & S, All American, Mesco, Star, Ceco, Robertson, Garco, Heritage, and SteelBuilding.com brands to builders, general contractors, developers, and end users directly, as well as through private label companies.
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