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NX Quanex Building Products PE ratio, current and historical analysis

As of Jun 18, 2024, the NX stock has a PE ratio of 11.96. The calculation is based on the latest EPS of $2.46 and the stock price of $29.43 per share. The PE ratio currently is comparable to its last 4-quarter average.

NX PE ratio history

How has NX's PE ratio performed in the past

The mean historical PE ratio of Quanex Building Products over the last ten years is 40.56. The current 11.96 price-to-earnings ratio is 71% less than the historical average. Analyzing the last ten years, NX's PE ratio reached its highest point in the Jan 2017 quarter at 329.17, with a price of $19.75 and an EPS of $0.06. The Oct 2022 quarter saw the lowest point at 8.3, with a price of $22.16 and an EPS of $2.67.

Average
40.56
Median
19.37
Minimum
8.3
Maximum
329.17

Quanex Building Products PE ratio by year

Maximum annual increase: 58.45% in 2015

Maximum annual decrease: -51.77% in 2018

Year PE ratio Change
2023 10.7 28.92%
2022 8.3 -31.12%
2021 12.05 -21.85%
2020 15.42 N/A
2019 N/A N/A
2018 19.25 -51.77%
2017 39.91 N/A
2016 N/A N/A
2015 40.15 58.45%
2014 25.34 N/A

NX average PE ratio chart

What is the average PE ratio of NX for the past years

The current PE ratio of NX is higher than the 3 and 5-year averages, but it is under its 10-year average.

3-year avg
10.97
5-year avg
11.92
10-year avg
40.56
15-year avg
41.94

NX PE vs peers

What is NX's PE ratio compared to its peers

NX's PE ratio is below its peer stocks BLDR and SSD. Quanex Building Products's current PE ratio of 11.96 is less than the average of its peers, which is 23.9.

Stock name PE ratio Market cap
NX Quanex Building Products CORP 11.95 $973.18M
BLDR Builders FirstSource Inc 12.38 $17.83B
SSD Simpson Manufacturing Co Inc 21.28 $7.2B
KALU Kaiser Aluminum Corp 25.65 $1.43B
VMI Valmont Industries Inc 35.71 $5.52B
AA Alcoa Corp N/A $6.97B

Frequently asked questions

What is Quanex Building Products's PE ratio?

The price to earnings ratio for NX stock as of Jun 18, 2024, stands at 11.96.

What is the 3-year average PE ratio for Quanex Building Products (NX)?

Over the last 3 years, the average PE ratio for NX stock is 10.97.

What is the 5-year average PE ratio for Quanex Building Products (NX)?

Over the last 5 years, the average PE ratio for NX stock is 11.92.

What is the highest PE ratio for NX?

The highest quarterly PE ratio in the last ten years has been 329.17 and it was in the Jan 2017 quarter.

How does the current PE ratio for NX compare to its historical average?

NX's current price to earnings ratio is 71% below its 10-year historical average.

How is NX's PE ratio calculated (Quanex Building Products PE ratio formula)?

The P/E ratio is calculated by taking the latest stock price and dividing it by the earnings per share(EPS) for the last 12 months. As of today (Jun 18, 2024), Quanex Building Products's share price is $29.43. The company's earnings per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ending Apr 2024 is $2.46. Therefore, Quanex Building Products's price to earnings ratio for today is 11.96. PE RATIO(11.96) = STOCK PRICE($29.43) / TTM EPS($2.46)

All PE ratio stats are based on quarterly TTM periods, unless otherwise specified.