As Armstrong World Inds INC New (Call) (AWI) Stock Value Rose, Shareholder Jefferies Group LLC Has Decreased Its Holding

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.11, from 1.14 in 2019Q1. It dived, as 25 investors sold AWI shares while 86 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 64 raised stakes. 46.88 million shares or 1.58% less from 47.63 million shares in 2019Q1 were reported. Jacobs Levy Equity Mngmt Inc holds 135,420 shares or 0.18% of its portfolio. First Quadrant Limited Partnership Ca holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) for 11,500 shares. Jfs Wealth Advsrs Lc reported 0% of its portfolio in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Canada Pension Plan Board holds 188,780 shares or 0.04% of its portfolio. Alyeska Ltd Partnership accumulated 14,590 shares. California State Teachers Retirement System holds 0.01% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) or 77,847 shares. Panagora Asset Mgmt Inc reported 81,857 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Moreover, Prudential Financial Incorporated has 0% invested in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) for 12,309 shares. First Foundation Advisors reported 0.08% stake. Swiss Retail Bank has 0.01% invested in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) for 85,700 shares. Guggenheim Ltd Liability Co reported 2,968 shares. Amalgamated Bancorporation owns 10,827 shares or 0.02% of their US portfolio. 8,028 were accumulated by First Hawaiian Bank. Golden Gate Private Equity invested 1.71% of its portfolio in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Css Limited Liability Co Il holds 0.05% or 8,400 shares.

Jefferies Group Llc decreased its stake in Armstrong World Inds Inc New (Call) (AWI) by 56.26% based on its latest 2019Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies Group Llc sold 128,600 shares as the company’s stock rose 13.29% . The institutional investor held 100,000 shares of the plastic products company at the end of 2019Q2, valued at $9.72 million, down from 228,600 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Jefferies Group Llc who had been investing in Armstrong World Inds Inc New (Call) for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $4.67B market cap company. The stock increased 1.16% or $1.1 during the last trading session, reaching $95.95. About 262,731 shares traded. Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) has risen 45.62% since September 13, 2018 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.62% the S&P500.

Jefferies Group Llc, which manages about $13.72B US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Csx Corp (NYSE:CSX) by 64,594 shares to 88,794 shares, valued at $6.87 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in Stmicroelectronics N V (Call) (NYSE:STM) by 725,826 shares in the quarter, for a total of 742,600 shares, and has risen its stake in Lam Research Corp (NASDAQ:LRCX).

Analysts await Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) to report earnings on October, 29. They expect $1.30 earnings per share, up 17.12 % or $0.19 from last year’s $1.11 per share. AWI’s profit will be $63.27 million for 18.45 P/E if the $1.30 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.27 actual earnings per share reported by Armstrong World Industries, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 2.36 % EPS growth.

More notable recent Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) news were published by: Globenewswire.com which released: “Armstrong World Industries Declares Cash Dividend for Second Quarter 2019 – GlobeNewswire” on April 24, 2019, also Finance.Yahoo.com with their article: “Have Insiders Been Selling Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) Shares This Year? – Yahoo Finance” published on May 13, 2019, Globenewswire.com published: “Armstrong World Industries Announces Initiation of Quarterly Dividend – GlobeNewswire” on November 06, 2018. More interesting news about Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) were released by: Globenewswire.com and their article: “Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Acquires Architectural Components Group, Inc. – GlobeNewswire” published on March 05, 2019 as well as Globenewswire.com‘s news article titled: “Armstrong World Industries Declares Cash Dividend for First Quarter 2019 – GlobeNewswire” with publication date: February 20, 2019.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) Ratings Coverage

Among 4 analysts covering Armstrong World Indus (NYSE:AWI), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 75% are positive. Armstrong World Indus has $11000 highest and $9200 lowest target. $104.75’s average target is 9.17% above currents $95.95 stock price. Armstrong World Indus had 10 analyst reports since April 12, 2019 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Monday, June 24. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 11 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight” on Tuesday, April 30. Bank of America maintained it with “Buy” rating and $11000 target in Tuesday, July 30 report. Nomura maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $9200 target in Thursday, May 9 report. The company was maintained on Thursday, June 6 by KeyBanc Capital Markets.

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