Analyzing JELD-WEN Holding (JELD) and PGT Innovations (PGTI)

PGT Innovations (NASDAQ: PGTI) and JELD-WEN Holding (NYSE:JELD) are both cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their valuation, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, dividends, profitabiliy and risk.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

96.8% of PGT Innovations shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 27.6% of JELD-WEN Holding shares are held by institutional investors. 6.5% of PGT Innovations shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.


This table compares PGT Innovations and JELD-WEN Holding’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PGT Innovations 2.66% 8.95% 2.73%
JELD-WEN Holding N/A N/A N/A

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current recommendations and price targets for PGT Innovations and JELD-WEN Holding, as reported by

Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
PGT Innovations 0 1 2 0 2.67
JELD-WEN Holding 0 6 7 0 2.54

PGT Innovations presently has a consensus target price of $13.00, suggesting a potential upside of 0.39%. JELD-WEN Holding has a consensus target price of $34.69, suggesting a potential upside of 7.71%. Given JELD-WEN Holding’s higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe JELD-WEN Holding is more favorable than PGT Innovations.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares PGT Innovations and JELD-WEN Holding’s revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio EBITDA Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PGT Innovations $471.07 million 1.36 $73.65 million $0.46 28.15
JELD-WEN Holding $3.72 billion 0.91 $323.10 million N/A N/A

JELD-WEN Holding has higher revenue and earnings than PGT Innovations.


PGT Innovations beats JELD-WEN Holding on 7 of the 11 factors compared between the two stocks.

About PGT Innovations

PGT Innovations, Inc., formerly PGT, Inc., is a manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors. The Company’s brands include CGI, PGT Windows + Doors and WinDoor. CGI serves residential and commercial markets in both new and existing construction. CGI manufacturing and delivery facilities are based in Miami, Florida. PGT Custom Windows + Doors is a manufacturer and supplier of residential impact-resistant glass products. The Company’s manufacturing, glass plant, and delivery facilities are located in North Venice, Florida. WinDoor serves five-star resorts, luxury high-rise condominiums and mansions along the United States coastline. WinDoor’s aluminum and vinyl products come in an array of expansive sizes, custom colors, and configurations. WinDoor manufacturing and delivery facilities are based in Orlando, Florida.

About JELD-WEN Holding

JELD-WEN Holding, Inc. is a door and window manufacturer. The Company designs, produces and distributes a range of interior and exterior doors, wood, vinyl and aluminum windows, and related products for use in the new construction and repair and remodeling, of residential homes, and to an extent, non-residential buildings. It operates in three segments: North America, Europe and Australasia. It markets its products under the JELD-WEN brand, along with various regional brands, such as Swedoor and DANA in Europe and Corinthian, Stegbar and Trend in Australia. It operates over 110 manufacturing facilities in approximately 20 countries, located primarily in North America, Europe and Australia. It provides a portfolio of interior and exterior doors, windows, and related products, manufactured from a range of wood, metal, and composite materials. It manufactures wood, vinyl and aluminum windows in North America, wood and aluminum windows in Australia, and wood windows in the United Kingdom.

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