Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Masonite International (DOOR) Share Price

News stories about Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Masonite International earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0063765288988 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.

Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) remained flat at $$71.00 on Thursday. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 259,831 shares, compared to its average volume of 226,108. Masonite International has a fifty-two week low of $50.40 and a fifty-two week high of $85.30. The stock has a market cap of $2,039.96, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.25 and a beta of 1.33. The company has a current ratio of 3.12, a quick ratio of 2.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.93.

Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, November 7th. The company reported $1.00 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.08. Masonite International had a net margin of 4.75% and a return on equity of 14.38%. The business had revenue of $517.50 million for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $509.04 million. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.89 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. research analysts anticipate that Masonite International will post 3.48 earnings per share for the current year.

Several equities analysts have commented on DOOR shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Masonite International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a $74.00 price target (up from $72.00) on shares of Masonite International in a research report on Thursday, November 9th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Masonite International from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $70.00 target price on shares of Masonite International in a research note on Sunday, September 17th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus reiterated a “hold” rating and issued a $69.00 target price (up previously from $60.00) on shares of Masonite International in a research note on Thursday, November 9th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the stock. Masonite International currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $76.73.

In other news, Director John C. Wills sold 1,015 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $72.70, for a total transaction of $73,790.50. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, insider Robert Edgar Lewis sold 1,400 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 15th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.52, for a total transaction of $98,728.00. Following the sale, the insider now owns 22,518 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,587,969.36. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders have sold a total of 4,015 shares of company stock worth $288,263 over the last 90 days. 2.19% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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Masonite International Company Profile

Masonite International Corporation is designer and manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling, and the non-residential building construction markets. The Company principally operates in North America; Europe, Asia and Latin America, and Africa.

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