Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Headwaters Incorporated (HW)

Headwaters Incorporated (HW) : The consensus on Headwaters Incorporated (HW) based on 8 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.5, which is interpreted as a Strong Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 6 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 2 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Headwaters Incorporated (HW) : Currently there are 7 street experts covering Headwaters Incorporated (HW) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $25 and $20 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $22.43. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $1.72.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, CL King downgrades their rating on the shares of Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW). The current rating of the shares is Neutral. Earlier, the shares were rated a Buy by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on August 9, 2016.

Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $17.18 and the intraday high of $17.55 after having opened at $17.44 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $17.44, a loss of -0.69%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 981,595 shares. The stock failed to cross $17.55 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $17.44.

Headwaters Incorporated (Headwaters) is a building products company providing products and services in the light and heavy building materials sectors. It operates in three segments: light building products, heavy construction materials and energy technology. The Companys light building products segment is engaged in design, manufacture and marketing of siding accessories used in residential repair and remodeling and new residential construction applications. Heavy construction materials segment is engaged in management and marketing of fly ash and other CCPs, procuring fly ash from coal-fueled electric generating utilities and supplying it to customers as a mineral admixture used as a partial replacement for portland cement in the production of concrete. The energy technology segment is focused on reducing waste and increasing the value of energy-related feedstocks, primarily in the areas of low-value coal and oil.

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