As Armstrong World Inds INC New (Call) (AWI) Valuation Rose, Jefferies Group LLC Has Cut Holding by $12.47 Million

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.03 in Q2 2019. Its down 0.11, from 1.14 in 2019Q1. It fall, 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. Melvin Management LP holds 255,000 shares or 0.25% of its portfolio. Moreover, Natixis Advsrs Lp has 0.07% invested in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Highstreet Asset Management Incorporated owns 36 shares. 47,362 are owned by Rhumbline Advisers. Moody Natl Bank Division holds 6,095 shares. Comerica National Bank & Trust has invested 0.07% in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Victory Cap Management owns 0.06% invested in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) for 291,415 shares. Moreover, Beck Mack & Oliver Ltd has 2.32% invested in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Amalgamated Retail Bank invested in 10,827 shares or 0.02% of the stock. 88,430 were reported by California Public Employees Retirement System. Sandhill Cap Prtnrs Lc accumulated 275,446 shares or 3.39% of the stock. Manufacturers Life Insur Com The accumulated 0.01% or 94,916 shares. State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue accumulated 5,038 shares. Captrust Fin reported 0.01% of its portfolio in Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI). Carlson Capital LP stated it has 182,700 shares or 0.27% of all its holdings.

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 $4.67 billion 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 $13.72 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Amgen Inc (NASDAQ:AMGN) by 79,600 shares to 81,500 shares, valued at $15.02 million in 2019Q2, according to the filing. It also increased its holding in First Data Corp New by 316,024 shares in the quarter, for a total of 366,024 shares, and has risen its stake in Spdr Series Trust (Put) (XOP).

Analysts await Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) to report earnings on October, 29. They expect $1.30 EPS, 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 EPS 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: which released: “URI vs. AWI: Which Stock Should Value Investors Buy Now? – Yahoo Finance” on June 21, 2019, also with their article: “Armstrong World Industries, Inc. Acquires Architectural Components Group, Inc. – GlobeNewswire” published on March 05, 2019, published: “Armstrong World Industries Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results – GlobeNewswire” on February 25, 2019. More interesting news about Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) were released by: and their article: “Have Insiders Been Selling Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) Shares This Year? – Yahoo Finance” published on May 13, 2019 as well as‘s news article titled: “Should You Worry About Armstrong World Industries, Inc.’s (NYSE:AWI) CEO Salary Level? – Yahoo Finance” with publication date: July 30, 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 company was maintained on Monday, June 24 by Deutsche Bank. Nomura maintained Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) on Thursday, May 9 with “Neutral” rating. Bank of America maintained Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) on Tuesday, July 30 with “Buy” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Thursday, June 6. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, June 11 by Bank of America. On Tuesday, April 30 the stock rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets with “Overweight”.

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