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How to buy Armstrong World Industries stock
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 2,950 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $1.2 billion.
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Armstrong World Industries stock price (NYSE: AWI)Use our graph to track the performance of AWI stocks over time.
Armstrong World Industries shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$79.25|
|52-week range||$73.06 - $117.21|
|50-day moving average||$86.42|
|200-day moving average||$91.00|
|Wall St. target price||$106.00|
|Dividend yield||$0.924 (1.17%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.96|
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Armstrong World Industries price performance over time
|1 week (2022-09-23)||0.76%|
|1 month (2022-09-01)||-5.50%|
|3 months (2022-07-01)||4.47%|
|6 months (2022-04-01)||-14.28%|
|1 year (2021-10-01)||-18.39%|
|2 years (2020-10-01)||11.73%|
|3 years (2019-10-01)||96.47|
|5 years (2017-09-29)||54.63%|
Is Armstrong World Industries stock undervalued or overvalued?
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 20x. In other words, Armstrong World Industries shares trade at around 20x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-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 $292.5 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||$1.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||17.58%|
|Gross profit TTM||$405.9 million|
|Return on assets TTM||7.5%|
|Return on equity TTM||36.9%|
|Market capitalisation||$3.6 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Armstrong World Industries share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 20.22% of net profits
Recently Armstrong World Industries has paid out, on average, around 20.22% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.17% 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 1.17% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Armstrong World Industries's case, that would currently equate to about $0.924 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 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 3 August 2022 (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 $73.0583 up to $117.2052. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
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 1.2313. 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, facades, and partitions. 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. .
Armstrong World Industries in the news
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Armstrong World Industries is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.405% of Armstrong World Industries shares are held by insiders and 104.487% by institutions. How many people work for Armstrong World Industries?
Latest data suggests 2,950 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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