10.75% to Target, RBC Capital Reconfirms Buy Rating for PGT (PGTI) Stock; Shorts at Legacytexas Financial Group (LTXB) Lowered By 14.78%

November 15, 2017 - By Ellis Scott

Among 11 analysts covering PGT Inc. (NASDAQ:PGTI), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. PGT Inc. has $19.0 highest and $12 lowest target. $15.67’s average target is 2.08% above currents $15.35 stock price. PGT Inc. had 27 analyst reports since August 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of PGT Innovations Inc (NYSE:PGTI) earned “Hold” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 26. On Wednesday, June 1 the stock rating was initiated by FBR Capital with “Outperform”. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, August 4 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, February 22 with “Outperform”. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Friday, August 4 by Raymond James. The stock has “Buy” rating by SunTrust on Wednesday, November 1. On Friday, August 7 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform” on Thursday, December 10. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, October 26 by Dougherty & Company. The rating was initiated by Sidoti on Thursday, August 27 with “Buy”.

Legacytexas Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:LTXB) had a decrease of 14.78% in short interest. LTXB’s SI was 1.74 million shares in November as released by FINRA. Its down 14.78% from 2.05 million shares previously. With 227,100 avg volume, 8 days are for Legacytexas Financial Group Incorporated (NASDAQ:LTXB)’s short sellers to cover LTXB’s short positions. The SI to Legacytexas Financial Group Incorporated’s float is 4.33%. It closed at $37.61 lastly. It is down 38.38% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.68% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.55 in 2017 Q2. Its up 0.52, from 1.03 in 2017Q1. It is positive, as 4 investors sold PGT Innovations Inc shares while 36 reduced holdings. 18 funds opened positions while 44 raised stakes. 44.60 million shares or 0.38% more from 44.43 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. 38,120 were accumulated by Jpmorgan Chase And Communications. Gsa Capital Ptnrs Limited Liability Partnership owns 10,952 shares or 0.01% of their US portfolio. Legal And General Gru Public Limited Liability Company accumulated 0% or 89,159 shares. Moreover, Creative Planning has 0% invested in PGT Innovations Inc (NYSE:PGTI) for 40,000 shares. Vanguard Gru Incorporated, a Pennsylvania-based fund reported 2.64 million shares. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability has 18,623 shares. Texas Permanent School Fund holds 0.01% or 36,083 shares in its portfolio. Voya Invest Mngmt Ltd Company holds 0% or 26,551 shares. Swiss Bankshares, a Switzerland-based fund reported 78,100 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) holds 1,567 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Two Sigma Limited Com holds 0.03% or 11,715 shares in its portfolio. Comerica Bankshares, a Michigan-based fund reported 51,691 shares. 23,713 were reported by Inv Service Wi. Thrivent Fincl For Lutherans owns 378,172 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Invesco Limited has 0% invested in PGT Innovations Inc (NYSE:PGTI).

PGT Innovations, Inc., formerly PGT, Inc., is a maker of impact-resistant windows and doors. The company has market cap of $762.29 million. The Company’s brands include CGI, PGT Windows + Doors and WinDoor. It has a 33.42 P/E ratio. CGI serves residential and commercial markets in both new and existing construction.

It closed at $15.35 lastly. It is down 15.38% since November 15, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.32% the S&P500.

Analysts await PGT Innovations Inc (NYSE:PGTI) to report earnings on February, 20. They expect $0.13 earnings per share, up 30.00% or $0.03 from last year’s $0.1 per share. PGTI’s profit will be $6.46 million for 29.52 P/E if the $0.13 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.16 actual earnings per share reported by PGT Innovations Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -18.75% negative EPS growth.

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