Apogee Enterprises, Inc. posted adjusted earnings of $1.07 for third-quarter fiscal 2023, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 98 cents (according to Zacks Equity Research). The figure was 63 cents per share in the year-ago quarter.
Revenues rose +10.2% from the year-ago quarter to $368 million, topping the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $355 million (according to Zacks Equity Research).
The Architectural Framing Systems segment’s revenue rose around +17% year-over-year to $165 million, primarily due to inflation's impact on pricing. Architectural Glass business revenue grew +10% from the prior-year quarter to $81.5 million. Revenue from the Architectural Services segment was down -3% from the year-ago quarter to $102 million. The Large-Scale Optical Technologies segment also experienced a -3% dip year-over-year to $27 million.
For fiscal 2023, Apogee projects adjusted EPS in the range of $3.90 and $4.05, vs. prior guidance of $3.75 to $4.05. The company is expecting revenue growth of 10% for the year, to be driven by Architectural Framing Systems. Capital expenditure is anticipated to be $40 million.
APOG saw its Moving Average Convergence Divergence Histogram (MACD) turn negative on May 31, 2023. This is a bearish signal that suggests the stock could decline going forward. Tickeron's A.I.dvisor looked at 43 instances where the indicator turned negative. In of the 43 cases the stock moved lower in the days that followed. This puts the odds of a downward move at .
The Momentum Indicator moved below the 0 level on May 01, 2023. You may want to consider selling the stock, shorting the stock, or exploring put options on APOG as a result. In of 84 cases where the Momentum Indicator fell below 0, the stock fell further within the subsequent month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The 50-day moving average for APOG moved below the 200-day moving average on May 01, 2023. This could be a long-term bearish signal for the stock as the stock shifts to an downward trend.
Following a 3-day decline, the stock is projected to fall further. Considering past instances where APOG declined for three days, the price rose further in of 62 cases within the following month. The odds of a continued downward trend are .
The Aroon Indicator for APOG entered a downward trend on May 31, 2023. This could indicate a strong downward move is ahead for the stock. Traders may want to consider selling the stock or buying put options.
The RSI Indicator entered the oversold zone -- be on the watch for APOG's price rising or consolidating in the future. That's also the time to consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Stochastic Oscillator shows that the ticker has stayed in the oversold zone for 3 days. The price of this ticker is presumed to bounce back soon, since the longer the ticker stays in the oversold zone, the more promptly an upward trend is expected.
Following a 3-day Advance, the price is estimated to grow further. Considering data from situations where APOG advanced for three days, in of 330 cases, the price rose further within the following month. The odds of a continued upward trend are .
APOG may jump back above the lower band and head toward the middle band. Traders may consider buying the stock or exploring call options.
The Tickeron Valuation Rating of (best 1 - 100 worst) indicates that the company is slightly undervalued in the industry. This rating compares market capitalization estimated by our proprietary formula with the current market capitalization. This rating is based on the following metrics, as compared to industry averages: P/B Ratio (2.075) is normal, around the industry mean (5.466). P/E Ratio (7.955) is within average values for comparable stocks, (23.365). Projected Growth (PEG Ratio) (0.000) is also within normal values, averaging (5.049). Dividend Yield (0.025) settles around the average of (0.025) among similar stocks. P/S Ratio (0.574) is also within normal values, averaging (1.535).
The Tickeron SMR rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating strong sales and a profitable business model. SMR (Sales, Margin, Return on Equity) rating is based on comparative analysis of weighted Sales, Income Margin and Return on Equity values compared against S&P 500 index constituents. The weighted SMR value is a proprietary formula developed by Tickeron and represents an overall profitability measure for a stock.
The Tickeron Price Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating slightly worse than average price growth. APOG’s price grows at a lower rate over the last 12 months as compared to S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron PE Growth Rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), pointing to worse than average earnings growth. The PE Growth rating is based on a comparative analysis of stock PE ratio increase over the last 12 months compared against S&P 500 index constituents.
The Tickeron Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for this company is (best 1 - 100 worst), indicating that the returns do not compensate for the risks. APOG’s unstable profits reported over time resulted in significant Drawdowns within these last five years. A stable profit reduces stock drawdown and volatility. The average Profit vs. Risk Rating rating for the industry is 72, placing this stock worse than average.
The average fundamental analysis ratings, where 1 is best and 100 is worst, are as follows
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A.I.dvisor indicates that over the last year, APOG has been closely correlated with GMS. These tickers have moved in lockstep 73% of the time. This A.I.-generated data suggests there is a high statistical probability that if APOG jumps, then GMS could also see price increases.
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