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Summit Materials Inc. (NYSE:SUM) went down by -0.54% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $35.90. The company’s stock price has collected 1.82% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 06/02/21 that Continental Cement Company Announces August 2021 Price Increase for Terminals in Louisiana and Memphis

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Is It Worth Investing in Summit Materials Inc. (NYSE :SUM) Right Now?

Summit Materials Inc. (NYSE:SUM) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 25.16 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for SUM is at 1.32. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 13 analysts out of 18 who provided ratings for Summit Materials Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 4 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $35.25, which is $0.9 above the current price. SUM currently public float of 114.32M and currently shorts hold a 6.36% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of SUM was 1.23M shares.

SUM’s Market Performance

SUM stocks went up by 1.82% for the week, with a monthly jump of 15.47% and a quarterly performance of 15.78%, while its annual performance rate touched 102.87%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.62% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.35% for Summit Materials Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 4.44% for SUM stocks with a simple moving average of 50.88% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of SUM

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for SUM stocks, with Goldman repeating the rating for SUM by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for SUM in the upcoming period, according to Goldman is $35 based on the research report published on June 01st of the current year 2021.

UBS gave a rating of “Sell” to SUM, setting the target price at $16 in the report published on December 09th of the previous year.

SUM Trading at 13.63% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought SUM to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -1.67% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.35%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.62%, as shares surge +8.48% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +22.31% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, SUM rose by +1.82%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +126.57% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $33.94. In addition, Summit Materials Inc. saw 75.80% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at SUM starting from MURPHY JOHN RAYMOND, who sale 7,000 shares at the price of $27.64 back on Mar 18. After this action, MURPHY JOHN RAYMOND now owns 13,979 shares of Summit Materials Inc., valued at $193,480 using the latest closing price.

LANCE HOWARD L, the Director of Summit Materials Inc., sale 24,086 shares at $27.65 during a trade that took place back on Mar 18, which means that LANCE HOWARD L is holding 3,994 shares at $666,005 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for SUM

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +9.33 for the present operating margin
  • +22.60 for the gross margin

The net margin for Summit Materials Inc. stands at +5.92. The total capital return value is set at 6.22, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.01. Equity return is now at value 10.40, with 3.80 for asset returns.

Based on Summit Materials Inc. (SUM), the company’s capital structure generated 124.22 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 55.40. Total debt to assets is 46.07, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 121.77. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 54.31.

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When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.67, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.51. The receivables turnover for the company is 8.81 and the total asset turnover is 0.56. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.77.

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