4 Building Products Stocks to Buy Now

AOS, AMWD, APOG, PGTI improve in weekly rankings

By Portfolio Grader


This week, four Building Products stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

A.O. Smith (NYSE:AOS) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. A. O. Smith makes water-heating equipment and electric motors to serve various residential, commercial, and industrial-end markets. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Margin Growth, AOS also gets an A. The stock price has risen 8.3% over the past month, better than the 3.2% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AOS stock.

American Woodmark (NASDAQ:AMWD) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. American Woodmark manufactures and distributes kitchen cabinets and vanities for the remodeling and new home construction markets in the United States. Shares of the company are up 4.7% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMWD stock.

Apogee Enterprises (NASDAQ:APOG) earns an A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Apogee Enterprises provides technologies that involve the design and development of value-added glass products, and related services and systems. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 26.5% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of APOG stock.

PGT Inc.‘s (NASDAQ:PGTI) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. PGT manufactures and supplies residential impact-resistant windows and doors. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PGTI stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.

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