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Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE:BLDR) went up by 0.49% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $73.37. The company’s stock price has collected 6.44% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 11/18/21 that Builders FirstSource Announces Additional $1 Billion Stock Repurchase Plan

Is It Worth Investing in Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE :BLDR) Right Now?

Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE:BLDR) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 9.99 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BLDR is at 2.30.

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The average price from analysts is $83.21, which is $8.36 above the current price. BLDR currently public float of 188.53M and currently shorts hold a 5.10% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BLDR was 1.97M shares.

BLDR’s Market Performance

BLDR stocks went up by 6.44% for the week, with a monthly jump of 25.44% and a quarterly performance of 42.43%, while its annual performance rate touched 98.73%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.05% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.09% for Builders FirstSource Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 12.37% for BLDR stocks with a simple moving average of 48.74% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of BLDR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BLDR stocks, with B. Riley Securities repeating the rating for BLDR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for BLDR in the upcoming period, according to B. Riley Securities is $56 based on the research report published on July 22nd of the current year 2021.

Stifel, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BLDR reach a price target of $56. The rating they have provided for BLDR stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on March 10th, 2021.

BMO Capital Markets gave a rating of “Outperform” to BLDR, setting the target price at $50 in the report published on January 14th of the current year.

BLDR Trading at 24.34% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought BLDR to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 0.46% of gains for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.09%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.05%, as shares surge +29.23% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +38.76% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, BLDR rose by +6.44%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +72.66% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $66.43. In addition, Builders FirstSource Inc. saw 80.62% 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 BLDR starting from FARMER MICHAEL ALAN, who sale 10,000 shares at the price of $49.76 back on Aug 23. After this action, FARMER MICHAEL ALAN now owns 63,319 shares of Builders FirstSource Inc., valued at $497,600 using the latest closing price.

Coulter Jami Lynn, the Principal Accounting Officer of Builders FirstSource Inc., sale 5,000 shares at $44.47 during a trade that took place back on Mar 08, which means that Coulter Jami Lynn is holding 22,819 shares at $222,350 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for BLDR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +6.35 for the present operating margin
  • +25.11 for the gross margin

The net margin for Builders FirstSource Inc. stands at +3.66. The total capital return value is set at 19.88, while invested capital returns managed to touch 11.81. Equity return is now at value 33.20, with 16.30 for asset returns.

Based on Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR), the company’s capital structure generated 165.26 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 62.30. Total debt to assets is 45.65, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 157.54. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 59.39.

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When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.88, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.30. The receivables turnover for the company is 10.38 and the total asset turnover is 2.31. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 2.07.

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