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PGT Innovations, Inc is a building products & equipment business based in the US. PGT Innovations shares (PGTI) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. PGT Innovations employs 3,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around USD$835.8 million.

How to buy shares in PGT Innovations

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  2. Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and bank information. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
  3. Search for PGT Innovations. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol: PGTI. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
  4. Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until PGT Innovations reaches your desired price. To spread out your purchase, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
  5. Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of USD$20.16, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimize risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of PGT Innovations, depending on your broker.
  6. Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of PGT Innovations. Optimize your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.

PGT Innovations share price

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PGT Innovations shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-12-07.
Latest market closeUSD$20.16
52-week rangeUSD$6.88 - USD$20.1
50-day moving average USD$17.8491
200-day moving average USD$17.1732
Wall St. target priceUSD$22.38
PE ratio 29.4308
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) USD$0.65

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Is it a good time to buy PGT Innovations stock?

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PGT Innovations price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $20.16 from 2020-12-09

1 week (2021-01-07) -11.62%
1 month (2020-12-16) 3.01%
3 months (2020-10-15) 7.46%
6 months (2020-07-15) 20.14%
1 year (2020-01-15) 28.00%
2 years (2019-01-15) 21.37%
3 years (2018-01-13) N/A
5 years (2016-01-15) 113.56%

Is PGT Innovations under- or over-valued?

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

PGT Innovations's P/E ratio

PGT Innovations'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, PGT Innovations 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.

PGT Innovations's PEG ratio

PGT Innovations's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.81. 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 PGT Innovations's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

PGT Innovations's EBITDA

PGT Innovations's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$130.5 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a PGT Innovations's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

PGT Innovations financials

Revenue TTM USD$835.8 million
Operating margin TTM 11.05%
Gross profit TTM USD$260.4 million
Return on assets TTM 5.82%
Return on equity TTM 8.56%
Profit margin 4.59%
Book value $7.994
Market capitalisation USD$1.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting PGT Innovations shares

There are currently 987,893 PGT Innovations shares held short by investors – that's known as PGT Innovations's "short interest". This figure is 25.4% up from 787,865 last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting PGT Innovations shares can be evaluated.

PGT Innovations's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

PGT Innovations's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of PGT Innovations shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of PGT Innovations shares traded daily (recently around 308716.5625). PGT Innovations's SIR currently stands at 3.2. In other words for every 100,000 PGT Innovations shares traded daily on the market, roughly 3200 shares are currently held short.

However PGT Innovations's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of PGT Innovations shares, or, against the total number of tradable PGT Innovations shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case PGT Innovations's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 PGT Innovations shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0209% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable PGT Innovations shares, roughly 21 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 PGT Innovations.

Find out more about how you can short PGT Innovations stock.

PGT Innovations share dividends

We're not expecting PGT Innovations to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

PGT Innovations share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, PGT Innovations's shares have ranged in value from as little as $6.88 up to $20.1. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

PGTI.US volatility(beta: 1.47)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 PGT Innovations's is 1.4672. This would suggest that PGT Innovations's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

PGT Innovations overview

PGT Innovations, Inc. manufactures and supplies impact-resistant residential windows and doors in the Southeastern United States, Western United States, the Gulf Coast, Coastal mid-Atlantic, the Caribbean, Central America, and Canada. It offers heavy-duty aluminum or vinyl frames with laminated glass to provide protection from hurricane-force winds and wind-borne debris; and non-impact vinyl windows with insulating glass and multi-chambered frames for various climate zones. The company also provides customizable non-impact-resistant aluminum frame windows and doors; and non-glass vertical and horizontal sliding panels for porch enclosures, including vinyl-glazed aluminum-framed products used for enclosing screened-in porches that provide protection from inclement weather, as well as cabana doors. In addition, it offers premium aluminum impact-resistant products; aluminum impact-resistant windows and doors; vinyl energy-efficient impact-resistant windows; and commercial storefront window system and entry doors. Further, it provides high-end luxury aluminum doors and windows, such as impact and non-impact sliding glass doors and terrace doors, fixed picture windows, single hung windows, and horizontal rolling windows; aluminum thermally broken doors and windows; fixed and operating windows, as well as well as sliding, folding, and hinged doors; and moving glass walls and windows. The company offers its products under the PGT, CGI, and WinDoor brands, as well as WinGuard, WinGuard Vinyl, EnergyVue, Eze-Breeze, Estate Collection, Sentinel, Estate Entrances, Commercial Series, and Targa names. It serves residential new construction, and home repair and remodeling end markets through window and building supply distributors, window replacement dealers, and enclosure contractors. The company was formerly known as PGT, Inc. and changed its name to PGT Innovations, Inc. in December 2016. PGT Innovations, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in North Venice, Florida.

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