JELD-WEN (JELD) Getting Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Accern Reports

Media stories about JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD) have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public 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 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the company an impact score of 44.8406447187478 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

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Shares of JELD stock opened at $30.62 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 1.98, a quick ratio of 1.28 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.60. JELD-WEN has a twelve month low of $27.61 and a twelve month high of $42.27. The company has a market capitalization of $3,256.19, a P/E ratio of 20.69, a P/E/G ratio of 0.99 and a beta of 2.76.

JELD-WEN (NYSE:JELD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February 21st. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by ($0.15). JELD-WEN had a net margin of 0.29% and a return on equity of 18.76%. The company had revenue of $976.00 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1 billion. JELD-WEN’s revenue for the quarter was up .3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that JELD-WEN will post 2.23 EPS for the current year.

A number of equities research analysts have recently weighed in on the company. Robert W. Baird reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $46.00 price target on shares of JELD-WEN in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Barclays set a $44.00 price target on JELD-WEN and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, January 8th. Zacks Investment Research raised JELD-WEN from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $45.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 23rd. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $47.00 price target (up from $41.00) on shares of JELD-WEN in a research note on Monday, January 22nd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Finally, Citigroup set a $40.00 price target on JELD-WEN and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Nine research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $39.15.

In related news, Director Patrick Wright Tolbert acquired 2,860 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, February 28th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $30.88 per share, with a total value of $88,316.80. Following the purchase, the director now owns 4,343 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $134,111.84. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Vice Chairman Roderick Wendt sold 30,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.17, for a total value of $965,100.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 4.55% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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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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