Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE: BLDR)’s stock price has plunge by 2.41relation to previous closing price of 114.04. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -4.51% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions.
Is It Worth Investing in Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE: BLDR) Right Now?
Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE: BLDR) has a higher price-to-earnings ratio of 7.53x compared to its average ratio,, and the 36-month beta value for BLDR is at 1.94. Analysts have varying views on the stock, with 8 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 rating it as “overweight,” 4 as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price suggested by analysts for BLDR is $124.00, which is $6.5 above the current market price. The public float for BLDR is 127.05M, and currently, shorts hold a 3.83% of that float. The average trading volume for BLDR on May 26, 2023 was 2.25M shares.
BLDR’s Market Performance
The stock of Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR) has seen a -4.51% decrease in the past week, with a 29.28% rise in the past month, and a 45.88% gain in the past quarter. The volatility ratio for the week is 3.37%, and the volatility levels for the past 30 days are at 3.38% for BLDR. The simple moving average for the last 20 days is 4.91% for BLDR stock, with a simple moving average of 56.24% for the last 200 days.
BLDR Trading at 19.62% 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 unable to rebound, for now settling with -5.04% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.38%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.37%, as shares surge +26.81% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +46.85% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, BLDR fell by -4.51%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +74.89% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $112.56. In addition, Builders FirstSource Inc. saw 80.01% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at BLDR starting from FARMER MICHAEL ALAN, who sale 12,500 shares at the price of $108.97 back on May 05. After this action, FARMER MICHAEL ALAN now owns 62,122 shares of Builders FirstSource Inc., valued at $1,362,125 using the latest closing price.
Hiller Michael, the President – Central Division of Builders FirstSource Inc., sale 7,000 shares at $110.87 during a trade that took place back on May 05, which means that Hiller Michael is holding 39,857 shares at $776,090 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for BLDR
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +16.59 for the present operating margin
- +33.43 for the gross margin
The net margin for Builders FirstSource Inc. stands at +12.10. The total capital return value is set at 45.27, while invested capital returns managed to touch 33.43. Equity return is now at value 48.90, with 21.90 for asset returns.
Based on Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR), the company’s capital structure generated 70.31 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 41.29. Total debt to assets is 32.93, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 68.16. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 40.02.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 0.86, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.25. The receivables turnover for the company is 11.26 and the total asset turnover is 2.13. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.90.
In conclusion, Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR) has had a better performance lately. Opinion on the stock among analysts is bullish, with some giving it a “buy” rating and others a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.