Universal Forest Products (UFPI) was Initiated by Sidoti to “Neutral”. Sidoti advised their investors in a research report released on Apr 14, 2016.
On the company’s financial health, Universal Forest Products reported $0.93 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.13 according to the earnings call on Feb 17, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.80. The company had revenue of $653.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $665.83 million. The company’s revenue was up 5.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.46 EPS.
Universal Forest Products closed down -0.11 points or -0.13% at $82.4 with 1,57,118 shares getting traded on Monday. Post opening the session at $82.42, the shares hit an intraday low of $82.12 and an intraday high of $83.62 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Monday session in Red.
In a different news, on Mar 8, 2016, David A. Tutas (VP Legal, Gen Csl, Secty) sold 265 shares at $79.50 per share price. According to the SEC, on Oct 29, 2015, Charles Scott Greene (Exec. VP Marketing) sold 1,500 shares at $74.47 per share price. On Oct 19, 2015, Robert D Coleman (Exec Vice Pres Manufacturing) sold 2,500 shares at $71.00 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.
Universal Forest Products Inc. is a holding company. The Company capital management and administrative resources to subsidiaries that supply wood wood composite and other products to three primary markets: retail housing and construction and industrial. The Companys retail market comprises building materials sold primarily to national home center retailers retail-oriented regional lumber yards and contractor-oriented lumber yards. Its housing and construction market comprises three submarkets manufactured housing customers residential construction customers and commercial construction customers. Its industrial market is defined as industrial manufacturers and other customers for packaging material handling and other applications. The Companys segments include Eastern Western Site-Built Consumer Products Distribution and Pinelli Universal.