Nci Building Systems Inc Q4 2017 Institutional Investor Sentiment Better Than Expected

April 16, 2018 - By Hazel Jackson

Sentiment for Nci Building Systems Inc (NYSE:NCS)

Nci Building Systems Inc (NYSE:NCS) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.32 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.29, from 1.61 in 2017Q3. The ratio has worsened, as 82 active investment managers started new or increased holdings, while 62 sold and trimmed equity positions in Nci Building Systems Inc. The active investment managers in our partner’s database reported: 56.88 million shares, down from 60.07 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of active investment managers holding Nci Building Systems Inc in their top 10 holdings decreased from 2 to 1 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 22 Reduced: 40 Increased: 44 New Position: 38.

NCI Building Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, makes, and markets metal products for the nonresidential construction industry in North America. The company has market cap of $1.19 billion. It operates through three divisions: Engineered Building Systems, Metal Components, and Metal Coil Coating. It has a 21.68 P/E ratio. 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 brands to builders, general contractors, developers, and end users directly, as well as through private label companies.

The stock increased 3.76% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $17.95. About 667,761 shares traded or 19.12% up from the average. NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) has risen 7.45% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.10% the S&P500.

Analysts await NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) to report earnings on June, 5. They expect $0.18 earnings per share, up 12.50 % or $0.02 from last year’s $0.16 per share. NCS’s profit will be $11.90 million for 24.93 P/E if the $0.18 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.14 actual earnings per share reported by NCI Building Systems, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 28.57 % EPS growth.

Clayton Dubilier & Rice Llc holds 30.3% of its portfolio in NCI Building Systems, Inc. for 22.92 million shares. Rutabaga Capital Management Llc Ma owns 880,700 shares or 3.91% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Prescott Group Capital Management L.L.C. has 1.51% invested in the company for 377,915 shares. The New Jersey-based Seabridge Investment Advisors Llc has invested 1.17% in the stock. Investment Counselors Of Maryland Llc, a Maryland-based fund reported 785,673 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 buys, and 6 insider sales for $141.55 million activity.

NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) Ratings Coverage

Ratings analysis reveals 40% of NCI Building’s analysts are positive. Out of 5 Wall Street analysts rating NCI Building, 2 give it “Buy”, 0 “Sell” rating, while 3 recommend “Hold”. The lowest target is $16.0 while the high is $22.0. The stock’s average target of $19.80 is 10.31% above today’s ($17.95) share price. NCS was included in 8 notes of analysts from October 17, 2017. Citigroup maintained NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) rating on Thursday, January 25. Citigroup has “Neutral” rating and $20 target. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, March 8 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy” on Tuesday, October 17. The stock of NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) earned “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, November 14. The company was maintained on Friday, December 8 by RBC Capital Markets. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Overweight” rating and $21 target in Thursday, March 8 report. Stephens maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Tuesday, March 13 report.

NCI Building Systems, Inc. (NYSE:NCS) Institutional Positions Chart

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