Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX): Price and Financial Metrics

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX): $27.18

0.66 (+2.49%)

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NX POWR Grades

  • NX scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 87.33% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for NX is in Value, which has been heading up over the past 206 days.
  • NX ranks lowest in Sentiment; there it ranks in the 47th percentile.

NX Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for NX is 2.34 -- better than 78.99% of US stocks.
  • Quanex Building Products CORP's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 89.86% of US equities in our set.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, Quanex Building Products CORP is reporting a growth rate of -396.62%; that's higher than only 4.91% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Quanex Building Products CORP are CECE, STC, SCVL, KEQU, and GIII.
  • NX's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit Quanex Building Products CORP's official web site, go to www.quanex.com.

NX Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of NX, see our NX price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $31.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.5 (Moderate Buy)

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NX Price/Volume Stats

Current price $27.18 52-week high $29.02
Prev. close $26.52 52-week low $10.05
Day low $26.57 Volume 87,100
Day high $27.21 Avg. volume 221,288
50-day MA $26.80 Dividend yield 1.18%
200-day MA $22.14 Market Cap 914.34M

Quanex Building Products Corporation (NX) Company Bio

Quanex Building Products is a manufacturer of engineered materials and components for building products sold to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). Quanex designs and produces energy-efficient window and door products, systems and solutions. The company was founded in 1927 and is based in Houston, Texas.

NX Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$27.18$94.58 247%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for NX, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that Quanex Building Products CORP ranked in the 78th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Specifically, our DCF analysis implies the stock is trading below its fair value by an estimated 248.5%. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for Quanex Building Products CORP ended up being:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 14.85 -- which is good for besting 80.3% of its peer stocks (US stocks in the Basic Materials sector with positive cash flow).
  • Quanex Building Products CORP's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 9%; for context, that number is higher than merely 20.58% of tickers in our DCF set.
  • NX's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than merely 20.58% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Basic Materials that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as NX, try USAP, GMS, SUM, CMT, and NTR.

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Latest NX News From Around the Web

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Is Quanex Building Products Corporation's (NYSE:NX) Recent Stock Performance Influenced By Its Fundamentals In Any Way?

Quanex Building Products' (NYSE:NX) stock is up by a considerable 11% over the past three months. As most would know...

Yahoo | May 10, 2021

Quanex Building Products (NX) Dips More Than Broader Markets: What You Should Know

Quanex Building Products (NX) closed the most recent trading day at $27.29, moving -1.34% from the previous trading session.

Yahoo | April 30, 2021

Quanex Building Products (NX) Just Overtook the 50-Day Moving Average

Good things could be on the horizon when a stock surpasses the 50-Day simple moving average. How should investors react?

Yahoo | March 29, 2021

Is Quanex Building Products (NX) a Great Value Stock Right Now?

Here at Zacks, our focus is on the proven Zacks Rank system, which emphasizes earnings estimates and estimate revisions to find great stocks. Nevertheless, we are always paying attention to the latest value, growth, and momentum trends to underscore strong picks.

Yahoo | March 25, 2021

Zacks.com featured highlights include: Eagle Materials, Quanex Building Products, D.R. Horton, Green Brick Partners and Primoris Services

Zacks.com featured highlights include: Eagle Materials, Quanex Building Products, D.R. Horton, Green Brick Partners and Primoris Services

Yahoo | March 19, 2021

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NX Price Returns

1-mo -0.62%
3-mo 9.79%
6-mo 33.14%
1-year 170.90%
3-year 68.77%
5-year 58.53%
YTD 22.96%
2020 32.53%
2019 27.99%
2018 -41.08%
2017 16.15%
2016 -1.80%

NX Dividends

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