Is Apogee Enterprises (APOG) becoming a value play?

2:44 pm ET, 18 Sep 2018

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) shares are trading at $42.82, down 11%. The share price fell because the company guided lower for the full fiscal year FY19. What's APOG stock price forecast--and what should investors know about the stock?

Apogee Enterprises manufactures and installs architectural glass and metal glass framings. It reports in four segments: architectural framing systems, architectural glass, architectural services, and large-scale optical technologies.

Apogee's revised revenue growth for the full FY19 is 8-10%, down from 10% previously.  The new operating margin guidance is 8.3-8.8%, down from 8.9-9.4%.  

The bullish investors are betting on the company due to strong growth expected in the architectural glass segment. On the other hand, the bears feel that there is a limited upside after the last earnings rally.

Apogee released quarterly results before market open on September 18, 2018. It reported Q2 revenue growth of 5.3% year-on-year to $362.1M, driven by strong growth in Architectural services and partially offset by Architectural glass's lower revenue of $88.08M (-10% year-on-year). The analysts expected the company to earn revenue of $364.57 million. 

What is the sentiment towards the APOG stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending negative;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending positive;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending positive. 

Over the last month, Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) returned -0.57%.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) forward P/E ratio is 12.44, and it’s low compared to its industry peers’ P/E ratios.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) short share of float is 10%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) average analyst price target ($55.20) is 12.86% above its current price ($48.91).

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Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG) Stock Guide

Updated at: 11:11 am ET, 17 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for APOG stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "APOG quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on APOG stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "APOG". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "APOG news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (APOG)? Interested in getting the full scoop on APOG, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this APOG stock guide, we'll address key questions about APOG, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are APOG earnings?
2. What is APOG dividend?
3. What is APOG dividend yield?
4. What is APOG stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
5. APOG buy or sell? What is APOG Finny Score?
6. What are the reasons to buy APOG? Why should I buy APOG stock?
7. What are the reasons to sell APOG? Why should I sell APOG stock?
8. What are APOG key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are APOG earnings?

APOG trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $1.85.

2. What is APOG dividend?

APOG forward dividend is $0.75.

3. What is APOG dividend yield?

APOG forward dividend yield is 3.58%.

Analyst Predictions

4. What is APOG stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on APOG analyst price targets, APOG stock forecast is $27.00 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for APOG stock is $27.00. The prediction is based on 6 analyst estimates.

The low price target for APOG is $19.00, while the high price target is $38.00.

APOG analyst rating is Buy.

Analysis

5. APOG buy or sell? What is APOG Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:58}Our quantitative analysis shows 7 reasons to buy and 5 reasons to sell APOG, resulting in Finny Score of 58.

6. What are the reasons to buy APOG? Why should I buy APOG stock?

Here are the reasons to buy APOG stock:

7. What are the reasons to sell APOG? Why should I sell APOG stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell APOG stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • APOG quarterly revenue growth was -18.60%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.90% and 0.19%, respectively). See APOG revenue growth chart.
  • APOG profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.74 percentage points. See APOG profitability chart.
  • APOG short share of float is 7.42%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See APOG short share of float chart.
  • APOG short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 8.48. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See APOG short interest ratio chart.
  • APOG cash to debt ratio is 0.04, lower than the average industry (0.13) and sector (0.07) cash to debt ratio. See APOG cash to debt chart.

Key Stats

8. What are APOG key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for APOG:

Metrics APOG
Price $20.82
Average Price Target / Upside $27.00 / 29.71%
Average Analyst Rating Buy
Forward Dividend Yield 3.58%
Industry Building Materials
Sector Basic Materials
Number of Employees 6,700
Market Cap $564.56M
Forward P/E Ratio 8.92
Price/Book Ratio 0.43
Revenue (TTM) $1.32B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -18.60%
Profit Margin 3.73%

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