The Lancaster, Pennsylvania based Armstrong World Industries, Inc’s (NYSE:AWI) reported on Monday that net income in the second-quarter moved up 10% on cost cuts, but the corporation lower its forecasts for the year, mentioning weakening expansion in the United States and Europe’s worsening economy.
Armstrong World Industries, which makes floors and ceilings, reported it anticipates less opportunity for residential and commercial remodeling.
The company is aiming to slash costs as revenue moves down and raised long-term plan to lower costs by $15 million to $200 million. The company presently anticipates saving $50 million rather than $35 million for this year.
Armstrong made $41.8 million or 70 cents a share in earning from $37.9 million or 64 cents a share in previous year.
Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) last session volume of 2.25 million shares was surprisingly higher than its average volume of 314,809.00 shares. The stock after opening at $39.01 hit high price of $41.64 and then closed at $39.35 by scoring -12.81%.
The liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 1.65 as current ratio and on the other side the debt to equity ratio was 1.66 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 1.62. The Company had total cash at hand $683.30 million and a book value per share as $11.18 in the most recent quarter.
The stock price volatility was 4.81% for a week and 2.96% for a month as well as price volatility’s Average True Range for 14 days was 1.74 and its beta remained 1.79.
AWI generated revenue of 2.84 billion in the following twelve months and earned $116.30 million. The Company showed a positive 4.12% in the net profit margin and as well as in its operating margin which remained 8.05%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was -3.55%.
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