Headwaters Company Profile (NYSE:HW)

About Headwaters (NYSE:HW)

Headwaters logoHeadwaters Incorporated is a building materials company operating in the building products and construction materials sectors. The Company sells building products, such as manufactured architectural stone, siding accessory products, roof products and concrete block. The Company's operating segments include building products, construction materials and energy technology. It also markets coal combustion products (CCPs), including fly ash, which is used as a partial replacement for Portland cement in concrete. The Building Products segment is engaged in designing, manufacturing and marketing of siding accessories used in residential repair and remodeling, and new residential construction applications. The Materials segment markets fly ash in the construction materials sector. The Energy Technology segment is involved in heavy oil upgrading processes through the sale of its HCAT catalyst material. It sells catalytic materials to certain refineries engaged in heavy oil upgrading.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Construction Supplies & Fixtures - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: Construction Materials
  • Symbol: NYSE:HW
  • CUSIP: 42210P10
  • Web: www.headwaters.com
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $24.24
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.65
  • 52 Week Range: $16.05 - $24.25
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.26
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 1.98%
  • Return on Equity: 5.96%
  • Return on Assets: 1.68%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 2.45%
  • Current Ratio: 2.39%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.71%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 329,167 shs.
  • Beta: 1.7
 
Frequently Asked Questions for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)

What is Headwaters' stock symbol?

Headwaters trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "HW."

How were Headwaters' earnings last quarter?

Headwaters Inc (NYSE:HW) released its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 28th. The company reported $0.21 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.17 by $0.04. The firm earned $259.30 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $253.47 million. Headwaters had a net margin of 1.98% and a return on equity of 5.96%. The firm's revenue was up 28.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 earnings per share. View Headwaters' Earnings History.

Where is Headwaters' stock going? Where will Headwaters' stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for Headwaters' shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $24.25. On average, they anticipate Headwaters' share price to reach $23.15 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Headwaters.

What are analysts saying about Headwaters stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Headwaters stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Headwaters Incorporated is a world leader in creating value through innovative advancements in the utilization of natural resources. Headwaters is a diversified growth company providing products, technologies and services to the energy, construction and home improvement industries. Through its alternative energy, coal combustion products, and building materials businesses, the Company earns a growing revenue stream that provides the capital needed to expand and acquire synergistic new business opportunities. " (2/2/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "We are Downgrading HW to Hold after the announcement that the company will be acquired by Boral (BLD-AU) for $24.25 per share, which is currently reflected in the share price, and we believe a superior offer is unlikely." (11/25/2016)

Who are some of Headwaters' key competitors?

Who are Headwaters' key executives?

Headwaters' management team includes the folowing people:

  • Kirk A. Benson, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • James A. Herickhoff, Vice Chairman of the Board and Lead Independent Director
  • Donald P. Newman CPA, Chief Financial Officer
  • William H. Gehrmann III, President of Headwaters Construction Materials Division
  • Murphy K. Lents, President - Headwaters Siding and Roofing Group
  • William E. Robinson, President- Headwaters Windows Division
  • Brent A. Spann, President- Headwaters Stone Division
  • Harlan M. Hatfield, Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Thomas N. Chieffe, Independent Director
  • R. Sam Christensen, Independent Director

How do I buy Headwaters stock?

Shares of Headwaters can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Headwaters' stock price today?

One share of Headwaters stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.24.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Headwaters (NYSE HW)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  103 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  290
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Headwaters and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Headwaters (NYSE:HW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $23.15 (4.50% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$24.25LowView Rating Details
11/24/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> SellN/AView Rating Details
11/23/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> Hold$24.25 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016SunTrust Banks, Inc.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016DA DavidsonDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$24.00 -> $24.25N/AView Rating Details
11/21/2016Avondale PartnersDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
11/21/2016Canaccord GenuityDowngradeBuy -> Hold$23.50 -> $24.25N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/9/2016CL KingDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/11/2016WedbushReiterated RatingHold$21.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/28/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
Earnings by Quarter for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
Earnings History by Quarter for Headwaters (NYSE HW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/28/2017Q2 2017$0.17$0.21$253.47 million$259.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2017Q1 2017$0.26$0.17$258.67 million$255.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q416$0.41$0.38$303.81 million$291.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q316$0.38$0.30$276.83 million$262.50 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q216$0.10$0.13$199.77 million$202.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q116$0.15$0.28$215.28 million$218.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q415$0.45$0.51$268.96 million$273.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q315$0.31$0.40$246.96 million$243.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q2 15($0.11)$0.05$174.07 million$180.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q115$0.05$0.17$186.69 million$200.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/4/2014Q414$0.25$0.37$244.01 million$791.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q314$0.23$0.29$222.32 million$223.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2014Q214($0.13)($0.07)$150.47 million$157.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q114($0.03)$0.07$157.97 million$166.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q413$0.22$0.18$218.33 million$215.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q3 2013$0.18$0.15$198.72 million$197.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q2 2013($0.11)($0.14)$137.26 million$141.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q1 2013($0.05)($0.06)$147.96 million$149.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q412$0.08$0.05$184.37 million$190.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.04$0.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012($0.24)($0.30)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012($0.13)($0.31)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2011$0.06$0.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2011($0.01)($0.10)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2011($0.93)($2.58)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011($0.28)($0.34)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.49
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.80
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20174$0.23$0.34$0.30
Q2 20174$0.11$0.21$0.18
Q3 20174$0.42$0.52$0.47
Q4 20174$0.49$0.58$0.55
Q1 20181$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q2 20181$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q3 20181$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q4 20181$0.68$0.68$0.68
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
No dividend announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 6.40%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 86.77%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
12/15/2016Murphy LentsInsiderSell11,475$23.64$271,269.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Brent SpannInsiderSell10,630$23.58$250,655.40View SEC Filing  
12/9/2016Harlan M HatfieldGeneral CounselSell9,889$23.57$233,083.73View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Donald P NewmanInsiderSell85,413$23.66$2,020,871.58View SEC Filing  
12/8/2016Kirk A BensonCEOSell516,345$23.56$12,165,088.20View SEC Filing  
11/28/2016Harlan M HatfieldGeneral CounselSell1,860$23.70$44,082.00View SEC Filing  
8/22/2016Bob L WhisnantInsiderSell32,890$19.02$625,567.80View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016R Sam ChristensenDirectorBuy5,706$19.05$108,699.30View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Bob L. WhisnantinsiderSell1,527$18.75$28,631.25View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Harlan M. HatfieldGeneral CounselSell2,788$17.79$49,598.52View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015Kirk A. BensonCEOSell18,192$18.90$343,828.80View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Harlan M HatfieldGeneral CounselSell1,772$13.04$23,106.88View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Murphy LentsInsiderSell1,750$13.11$22,942.50View SEC Filing  
6/13/2014Stephanie E BlackInsiderSell13,774$13.81$190,218.94View SEC Filing  
6/4/2014Bob L WhisnantInsiderSell6,000$12.50$75,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014R Sam ChristensenDirectorBuy1,965$12.39$24,346.35View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
Latest Headlines for Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
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DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Continental Building Products (CBPX) and Headwaters (NYSE:HW)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 12:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Analysis: Headwaters (HW) & Trex Company (TREX)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 6 at 12:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeadwaters Inc (HW) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 1:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Headwaters, Inc. : May 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 4 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeadwaters, Inc. :HW-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : May 3, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 5:02 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeadwaters (HW) Earns Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.42
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 6:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeadwaters Inc (HW) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 8:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeadwaters Inc (HW) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 4:24 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logo7 Stocks To Watch For May 1, 2017
feeds.benzinga.com - May 1 at 5:49 AM
nasdaq.com logoHeadwaters Inc. Earnings Advance 140% In Q2
www.nasdaq.com - April 28 at 6:45 PM
marketbeat.com logoHeadwaters tops Street 2Q forecasts
marketbeat.com - April 28 at 4:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate Headwaters Inc (HW) Will Announce Earnings of $0.17 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 3:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeadwaters (HW) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 9:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Headwaters, Inc. : April 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 5:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoVery Favorable News Coverage Very Likely to Impact Headwaters (HW) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeadwaters (HW) Getting Positive Press Coverage, Report Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Critical Press Coverage Somewhat Likely to Effect Headwaters (HW) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 1:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$249.94 Million in Sales Expected for Headwaters Inc (HW) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Headwaters Inc (HW) Will Announce Earnings of $0.17 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 6:37 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Headwaters, Inc. : April 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 10:19 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHeadwaters Inc (HW) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 31 at 8:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat's in the Cards for NCI Building (NCS) in Q1 Earnings?
finance.yahoo.com - March 6 at 5:21 PM
bloomberg.com logoTraders Glued to These Trump Stock Trades Ahead of Address
www.bloomberg.com - March 1 at 5:28 PM
nasdaq.com logoHeadwaters Enters Oversold Territory (HW)
www.nasdaq.com - February 7 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHEADWATERS INC Financials
finance.yahoo.com - February 7 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeadwaters shareholders back Boral merger
au.finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 5:32 PM
nasdaq.com logoHeadwaters Inc. Q1 Profit Drops 19%
www.nasdaq.com - January 31 at 11:34 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoHeadwaters Incorporated Announces Results for First Quarter of Fiscal 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 6:33 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo6:05 am Headwaters misses by $0.09, misses on revs; reaffirms FY17 adj EBITDA guidance
us.rd.yahoo.com - January 31 at 6:33 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Headwaters Inc Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - January 31 at 6:33 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEADWATERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events
biz.yahoo.com - January 9 at 6:30 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEADWATERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:39 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeadwaters Inc. Acquisition May Not Be in the Best Interests of HW Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:39 PM
reuters.com logoAustralia's Boral slides 12 percent after Headwaters deal
www.reuters.com - November 25 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHeadwaters downgraded by Jefferies
finance.yahoo.com - November 25 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStrong support for Boral capital raising
au.finance.yahoo.com - November 24 at 8:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoINVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Announces an Investigation Into Whether the Sale of Headwaters Incorporated to Boral Limited for $24.25 Per Share is Fair to Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 5:32 PM
rttnews.com logoHeadwaters Inc. (HW) Jumped To A New High After Bought By Boral
www.rttnews.com - November 22 at 5:33 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoHEADWATERS INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - November 22 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHEADWATERS INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Headwaters Incorporated
finance.yahoo.com - November 22 at 5:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHarwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Headwaters Incorporated
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 5:54 PM
fool.com logoWhy Marathon Petroleum, Arista Networks, and Headwaters Jumped Today
www.fool.com - November 21 at 5:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoRobbins Arroyo LLP: Acquisition of Headwaters Incorporated (HW) by Boral Limited (BLD) May Not Be in Shareholders' Best Interests
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 5:54 PM
fool.com logoWhy Headwaters Inc.'s Shares Popped 17% Today
www.fool.com - November 21 at 2:07 PM
marketwatch.com logoAustralia’s Boral buys Utah-based Headwaters for $1.86 billion
www.marketwatch.com - November 21 at 10:37 AM
rttnews.com logoHeadwaters Inc. (HW) Has Jumped To A New High After Bought By Boral
www.rttnews.com - November 21 at 10:37 AM
thestreet.com logoAustralia's Boral Picks up U.S. Building Products Supplier Headwaters
www.thestreet.com - November 21 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo2:05 am Headwaters to be acquired by Boral Limited for $24.25 per share
finance.yahoo.com - November 21 at 10:37 AM

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