NYSE:AWI - Armstrong World Industries Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$87.95 -0.54 (-0.61 %)
(As of 05/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$87.95
Today's Range$87.8750 - $89.1150
52-Week Range$54.34 - $89.44
Volume183,260 shs
Average Volume515,727 shs
Market Capitalization$4.31 billion
P/E Ratio24.03
Dividend Yield0.80%
Beta1.85
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. 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; ceiling perimeters and trims, as well as grid products that support drywall ceiling systems; ceilings and walls for use in commercial settings; and acoustical and architectural cast ceilings, walls, facades, columns and moldings, and structural solutions. Armstrong World Industries, Inc. 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Plastics products, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryBuilding Products
SectorConstruction
CUSIP04247X10
CIK7431
Phone717-397-0611

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$975.30 million
Cash Flow$5.4560 per share
Book Value$5.73 per share

Profitability

Net Income$185.90 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,000
Market Cap$4.31 billion
Next Earnings Date7/30/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

Armstrong World Industries (NYSE:AWI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Armstrong World Industries' stock symbol?

Armstrong World Industries trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AWI."

How often does Armstrong World Industries pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 25th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 9th will be given a dividend of $0.175 per share on Thursday, May 23rd. This represents a $0.70 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.80%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, May 8th. View Armstrong World Industries' Dividend History.

How will Armstrong World Industries' stock buyback program work?

Armstrong World Industries announced that its board has approved a share buyback program on Tuesday, October 31st 2017, which permits the company to buyback $250,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to reacquire shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are usually an indication that the company's board believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Armstrong World Industries' earnings last quarter?

Armstrong World Industries Inc (NYSE:AWI) posted its quarterly earnings data on Monday, April, 29th. The construction company reported $1.10 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.15. The construction company earned $242.10 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $247.38 million. Armstrong World Industries had a net margin of 19.92% and a return on equity of 63.92%. The business's revenue was up 6.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.79 EPS. View Armstrong World Industries' Earnings History.

When is Armstrong World Industries' next earnings date?

Armstrong World Industries is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, July 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Armstrong World Industries.

What guidance has Armstrong World Industries issued on next quarter's earnings?

Armstrong World Industries issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, April, 29th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $1.043571-1.07283 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $1.07 billion.

What price target have analysts set for AWI?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Armstrong World Industries' stock. Their forecasts range from $70.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Armstrong World Industries' share price to reach $83.15 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Armstrong World Industries.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Armstrong World Industries?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Armstrong World Industries in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Armstrong World Industries.

Has Armstrong World Industries been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about AWI stock has been trending somewhat positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Armstrong World Industries earned a news sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the construction company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries saw a increase in short interest during the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,717,237 shares, an increase of 47.9% from the March 29th total of 1,161,334 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 749,424 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 3.6% of the company's shares are short sold. View Armstrong World Industries' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Armstrong World Industries' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Armstrong World Industries own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Armstrong World Industries investors own include Armstrong Flooring (AFI), Veeva Systems (VEEV), Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS), Harsco (HSC), The Coca-Cola (KO), Autodesk (ADSK), Alexion Pharmaceuticals (ALXN), Activision Blizzard (ATVI), Celgene (CELG) and Comcast (CMCSA).

Who are Armstrong World Industries' key executives?

Armstrong World Industries' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Victor D. Grizzle, Director, Pres & CEO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Brian L. MacNeal, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Mark A. Hershey, Chief Compliance Officer, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 49)
  • Mr. Charles M. Chiappone, Sr. VP of Ceilings & Wall Solutions (Age 56)
  • Mr. Thomas J. Waters, VP of Corp. Fin.

Who are Armstrong World Industries' major shareholders?

Armstrong World Industries' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Lazard Asset Management LLC (11.85%), BlackRock Inc. (4.21%), FMR LLC (2.91%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (2.75%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.65%) and AQR Capital Management LLC (1.63%). Company insiders that own Armstrong World Industries stock include David S Cookson, Ellen R Romano, Holdings LP Valueact, Mark A Hershey, Stephen F Mcnamara and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Armstrong World Industries.

Which institutional investors are selling Armstrong World Industries stock?

AWI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including ValueAct Holdings L.P., Natixis, First Trust Advisors LP, Great Lakes Advisors LLC, River Road Asset Management LLC, DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, First Quadrant L P CA and BlueMountain Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Armstrong World Industries company stock in the last year include David S Cookson, Ellen R Romano, Holdings LP Valueact, Mark A Hershey, Stephen F Mcnamara and Valueact Capital Master Fund,. View Insider Buying and Selling for Armstrong World Industries.

Which institutional investors are buying Armstrong World Industries stock?

AWI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lazard Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Marshall Wace LLP, Penserra Capital Management LLC and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Armstrong World Industries.

How do I buy shares of Armstrong World Industries?

Shares of AWI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Armstrong World Industries' stock price today?

One share of AWI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.95.

How big of a company is Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries has a market capitalization of $4.31 billion and generates $975.30 million in revenue each year. The construction company earns $185.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.66 on an earnings per share basis. Armstrong World Industries employs 4,000 workers across the globe.

What is Armstrong World Industries' official website?

The official website for Armstrong World Industries is http://www.armstrongceilings.com.

How can I contact Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries' mailing address is 2500 COLUMBIA AVE, LANCASTER PA, 17603. The construction company can be reached via phone at 717-397-0611 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Armstrong World Industries (NYSE AWI)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  399 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  405 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  804
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Armstrong World Industries and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AWI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AWI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 5/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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