Critical Analysis: PGT Innovations (PGTI) and Masonite International (NYSE:DOOR)

Masonite International (NYSE: DOOR) and PGT Innovations (NYSE:PGTI) are both consumer discretionary companies, but which is the superior business? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership and risk.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Masonite International and PGT Innovations, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Masonite International 0 4 5 0 2.56
PGT Innovations 0 2 5 0 2.71

Masonite International currently has a consensus target price of $75.56, indicating a potential upside of 2.66%. PGT Innovations has a consensus target price of $16.67, indicating a potential downside of 4.49%. Given Masonite International’s higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Masonite International is more favorable than PGT Innovations.


This table compares Masonite International and PGT Innovations’ net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Masonite International 4.75% 14.38% 6.33%
PGT Innovations 4.87% 19.02% 6.02%

Insider and Institutional Ownership

92.4% of PGT Innovations shares are held by institutional investors. 2.2% of Masonite International shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 6.1% of PGT Innovations shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Masonite International and PGT Innovations’ top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
Masonite International $1.97 billion 1.06 $98.62 million $3.16 23.29
PGT Innovations $458.55 million 1.89 $23.74 million $0.46 37.94

Masonite International has higher revenue and earnings than PGT Innovations. Masonite International is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than PGT Innovations, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

Masonite International has a beta of 1.33, indicating that its stock price is 33% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, PGT Innovations has a beta of 1.21, indicating that its stock price is 21% more volatile than the S&P 500.


PGT Innovations beats Masonite International on 7 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.

About Masonite International

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. The Company markets and sells its products to remodeling contractors, builders, homeowners, retailers, dealers, lumberyards, commercial and general contractors and architects through wholesale and retail distribution channels. Its portfolio of brands includes Masonite, Marshfield, Premdor, Mohawk, Megantic, Algoma, Baillargeon, Birchwood Best and Lemieux. In February 2014, Masonite International Corporation completed the acquisition of Door-Stop International Limited.

About PGT Innovations

PGT Innovations, Inc., formerly PGT, Inc., is a manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors. The Company’s brands include CGI, PGT Windows + Doors and WinDoor. CGI serves residential and commercial markets in both new and existing construction. CGI manufacturing and delivery facilities are based in Miami, Florida. PGT Custom Windows + Doors is a manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant glass products. The Company’s manufacturing, glass plant, and delivery facilities are located in North Venice, Florida. WinDoor serves five-star resorts, luxury high-rise condominiums and mansions along the United States coastline. WinDoor’s aluminum and vinyl products come in an array of expansive sizes, custom colors, and configurations. WinDoor manufacturing and delivery facilities are based in Orlando, Florida.

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