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How to buy Armstrong World Industries stock | $101.67

Learn how to easily invest in Armstrong World Industries stock.

Armstrong World Industries Inc is a building products & equipment business based in the US. Armstrong World Industries shares (AWI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Armstrong World Industries employs 2,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Armstrong World Industries stock price (NYSE: AWI)

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Armstrong World Industries shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-24.
Latest market close$101.67
52-week range$57.39 - $113.83
50-day moving average $98.56
200-day moving average $103.39
Wall St. target price$110.14
PE ratio 29.2224
Dividend yield $0.64 (0.64%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.47

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Armstrong World Industries price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $101.67 from 2021-10-26

1 week (2021-10-21) 1.49%
1 month (2021-09-28) 3.27%
3 months (2021-07-28) -5.41%
6 months (2021-04-28) -2.27%
1 year (2020-10-28) 71.74%
2 years (2019-10-28) 4.13%
3 years (2018-10-26) 76.02%
5 years (2016-10-28) 155.77%

Is Armstrong World Industries under- or over-valued?

Valuing Armstrong World Industries stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Armstrong World Industries's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Armstrong World Industries's P/E ratio

Armstrong World Industries's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Armstrong World Industries shares trade at around 29x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Armstrong World Industries's PEG ratio

Armstrong World Industries's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.66. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Armstrong World Industries's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Armstrong World Industries's EBITDA

Armstrong World Industries's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $262.7 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Armstrong World Industries's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Armstrong World Industries financials

Revenue TTM $1 billion
Operating margin TTM 16.28%
Gross profit TTM $333.2 million
Return on assets TTM 6.35%
Return on equity TTM 40.3%
Profit margin 16.45%
Book value $10.44
Market capitalisation $4.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Armstrong World Industries shares

There are currently 820,958 Armstrong World Industries shares held short by investors – that's known as Armstrong World Industries's "short interest". This figure is 2.7% down from 844,123 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Armstrong World Industries shares can be evaluated.

Armstrong World Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Armstrong World Industries's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Armstrong World Industries shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Armstrong World Industries shares traded daily (recently around 275489.26174497). Armstrong World Industries's SIR currently stands at 2.98. In other words for every 100,000 Armstrong World Industries shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2980 shares are currently held short.

However Armstrong World Industries's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Armstrong World Industries shares, or, against the total number of tradable Armstrong World Industries shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Armstrong World Industries's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Armstrong World Industries shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0238% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Armstrong World Industries shares, roughly 24 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Armstrong World Industries.

Find out more about how you can short Armstrong World Industries stock.

Armstrong World Industries share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 22.42% of net profits

Recently Armstrong World Industries has paid out, on average, around 22.42% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 0.92% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Armstrong World Industries shareholders could enjoy a 0.92% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Armstrong World Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.64 per share.

While Armstrong World Industries's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Armstrong World Industries is investing more in its future growth.

Armstrong World Industries's most recent dividend payout was on 18 August 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 2 November 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Armstrong World Industries share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Armstrong World Industries's shares have ranged in value from as little as $57.3942 up to $113.83. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

AWI.US volatility(beta: 1.17)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Armstrong World Industries's is 1.1725. This would suggest that Armstrong World Industries's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Armstrong World Industries overview

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. , together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells ceiling systems primarily for use in the construction and renovation of residential and commercial buildings in the United States, Canada, and Latin America. The company operates through Mineral Fiber and Architectural Specialties segments. The company produces suspended mineral fiber, soft fiber, fiberglass wool, and metal ceiling systems, as well as wood, wood fiber, glass-reinforced-gypsum, and felt ceiling and wall systems; ceiling component products, such as ceiling perimeters and trims, as well as grid products that support drywall ceiling systems; ceilings and walls for use in commercial settings; and acoustical controls and architectural cast ceilings, walls, facades, columns, and moldings solutions. It sells its commercial ceiling and architectural specialties products to resale distributors and ceiling system contractors; and residential ceiling products to wholesalers and retailers, such as large home centers. The company was incorporated in 1891 and is headquartered in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Armstrong World Industries is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.307% of Armstrong World Industries shares are held by insiders and 107.058% by institutions.
How many people work for Armstrong World Industries?
Latest data suggests 2,800 work at Armstrong World Industries.
When does the fiscal year end for Armstrong World Industries?
Armstrong World Industries's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Armstrong World Industries based?
Armstrong World Industries's address is: 2500 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, PA, United States, 17603
What is Armstrong World Industries's ISIN number?
Armstrong World Industries's international securities identification number is: US04247X1028
What is Armstrong World Industries's CUSIP number?
Armstrong World Industries's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 042476101

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