- NX has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $3.2 million.
- NX has traded 104,752 shares today.
- NX is trading at 26.93 times the normal volume for the stock at this time of day.
- NX is trading at a new high 11.05% above yesterday's close.
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- NX's revenue growth has slightly outpaced the industry average of 0.0%. Since the same quarter one year prior, revenues slightly increased by 1.2%. This growth in revenue does not appear to have trickled down to the company's bottom line, displayed by a decline in earnings per share.
- NX's debt-to-equity ratio is very low at 0.00 and is currently below that of the industry average, implying that there has been very successful management of debt levels. To add to this, NX has a quick ratio of 1.91, which demonstrates the ability of the company to cover short-term liquidity needs.
- QUANEX BUILDING PRODUCTS has experienced a steep decline in earnings per share in the most recent quarter in comparison to its performance from the same quarter a year ago. This company has reported somewhat volatile earnings recently. But, we feel it is poised for EPS growth in the coming year. During the past fiscal year, QUANEX BUILDING PRODUCTS turned its bottom line around by earning $0.23 versus -$0.34 in the prior year. This year, the market expects an improvement in earnings ($0.46 versus $0.23).
- The gross profit margin for QUANEX BUILDING PRODUCTS is rather low; currently it is at 18.21%. It has decreased from the same quarter the previous year. Along with this, the net profit margin of -2.40% trails that of the industry average.
- In its most recent trading session, NX has closed at a price level that was not very different from its closing price of one year earlier. This is probably due to its weak earnings growth as well as other mixed factors. Looking ahead, other than the push or pull of the broad market, we do not see anything in the company's numbers that may help reverse the decline experienced over the past 12 months. Despite the past decline, the stock is still selling for more than most others in its industry.
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