PGT Innovations Inc. (PGTI) and Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF) Comparison side by side

As General Building Materials businesses, PGT Innovations Inc. (NYSE:PGTI) and Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), are affected by compare. This especially applies to their institutional ownership, profitability, risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, earnings and valuation.

Earnings and Valuation

Gross Revenue Price/Sales Ratio Net Income Earnings Per Share Price/Earnings Ratio
PGT Innovations Inc. 731.98M 1.27 54.85M 1.01 15.41
Griffon Corporation 2.12B 0.32 23.72M 0.64 24.69

Table 1 demonstrates PGT Innovations Inc. and Griffon Corporation’s gross revenue, earnings per share (EPS) and valuation. Griffon Corporation appears to has lower earnings, but higher revenue than PGT Innovations Inc. The business with a lower price-to-earnings ratio is presently more affordable of the two stocks. PGT Innovations Inc.’s shares have been trading at lower price-to-earnings ratio which means it is presently more affordable than Griffon Corporation.


Table 2 represents PGT Innovations Inc. (NYSE:PGTI) and Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF)’s net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
PGT Innovations Inc. 7.49% 16.1% 7%
Griffon Corporation 1.12% 2.5% 0.6%

Risk and Volatility

A 1.01 beta means PGT Innovations Inc.’s volatility is 1.00% more than Standard and Poor’s 500’s volatility. From a competition point of view, Griffon Corporation has a 2.16 beta which is 116.00% more volatile compared to Standard and Poor’s 500.


PGT Innovations Inc. has a Current Ratio of 3 and a Quick Ratio of 2.3. Competitively, Griffon Corporation’s Current Ratio is 2.7 and has 1.5 Quick Ratio. PGT Innovations Inc.’s better ability to pay short and long-term obligations than Griffon Corporation.


On the other side, $0.28 per share with a dividend yield of 1.87% for Griffon Corporation. PGT Innovations Inc. does not pay a dividend.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

PGT Innovations Inc. and Griffon Corporation has shares owned by institutional investors as follows: 94.1% and 66.5%. About 3.1% of PGT Innovations Inc.’s share are owned by insiders. Competitively, insiders own roughly 8.2% of Griffon Corporation’s shares.


In this table we provide the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly, Half Yearly, Yearly and YTD Performance of both pretenders.

Performance (W) Performance (M) Performance (Q) Performance (HY) Performance (Y) Performance (YTD)
PGT Innovations Inc. 0.71% 7.33% -12.56% -26.68% -16.28% -2.02%
Griffon Corporation -2.18% -19.42% -10.96% 24.25% -29.37% 50.05%

For the past year PGT Innovations Inc. has -2.02% weaker performance while Griffon Corporation has 50.05% stronger performance.


On 9 of the 14 factors PGT Innovations Inc. beats Griffon Corporation.

PGT Innovations, Inc. manufactures and supplies residential impact-resistant windows and doors in the Southeastern United States, the Gulf Coast, Coastal mid-Atlantic, the Caribbean, Central America, and Canada. The company offers heavy-duty aluminum or vinyl frames with laminated glass to provide protection from hurricane-force winds and wind-borne debris; and non-impact vinyl windows with insulating glass and multi-chambered frames for various climate zones. It also provides customizable non-impact-resistant aluminum frame windows and doors; and non-glass vertical and horizontal sliding panels for porch enclosures, including vinyl-glazed aluminum-framed products used for enclosing screened-in porches that provide protection from inclement weather, as well as cabana doors. In addition, the company offers high-end aluminum impact-resistant products; aluminum impact-resistant windows and doors; vinyl energy-efficient impact-resistant windows; and commercial storefront window system and entry doors. Further, it provides high-end luxury aluminum doors and windows, such as impact and non-impact sliding glass doors and terrace doors, fixed picture windows, single hung windows, and horizontal rolling windows; and various aluminum thermally broken doors and windows. The company offers its products primarily under the PGT, CGI, and WinDoor brands, as well as WinGuard, WinGuard Vinyl and EnergyVue, Eze-Breeze, Estate Collection, Sentinel, Estate Entrances, Commercial Series, and Targa names. It serves residential new construction, and repair and remodeling end markets through window and building supply distributors, window replacement dealers, and enclosure contractors. The company was formerly known as PGT, Inc. and changed its name to PGT Innovations, Inc. in December 2016. PGT Innovations, Inc. was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in North Venice, Florida.

Griffon Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, engages in home and building, telephonics, and plastic products businesses worldwide. Its Home & Building Products segment manufactures and markets long-handled tools and landscaping products for homeowners and professionals; and residential and commercial garage doors to professional dealers and home center retail chains. The companyÂ’s Telephonics segment designs, develops, manufactures, and provides logistical support and lifecycle sustainment services; and intelligence, surveillance, and communications solutions to defense, aerospace, and commercial customers. Its Clopay Plastic Products segment develops and produces embossed, laminated, and printed specialty plastic films for hygienic, health-care, and industrial products; and sells to consumer products companies. Griffon Corporation was founded in 1959 and is headquartered in New York, New York.

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