Armstrong World Industries Inc (AWI) Buy or Sell Stock Guide

Last updated: Sep 23, '17

The analysis below may be helpful to you if you have any of the following questions about AWI stock:

  • Is AWI a buy or a sell?
  • Should I sell or hold AWI stock today?
  • Is AWI a good buy / a good investment?
  • What are AWI analyst opinions, recommendations, ratings?

Here are AWI stock buy reasons/signals:

1. AWI profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 0.83pp.

Here are AWI stock sell reasons/signals:

1. AWI stock price ($49.85) is close to the 52-week high ($50.00). Perhaps now is a good time to sell?

2. AWI quarterly revenue growth was 5.20%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (6.00% and 5.83%, respectively).

3. AWI Price/Book ratio is 8.89, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/B ratios.

4. AWI Price/Sales ratio is 2.07, and it’s high compared to its industry peers’ P/S ratios.

5. AWI short share of float is 10.75%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

6. AWI short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 8.43. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

What are your thoughts on AWI?

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