Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR) Downgrade Issued by Wall Street Gurus

Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE:BLDR) went down by -2.07% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $86.48. The company’s stock price has collected -9.05% of loss in the last five trading sessions.

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 4.01 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for BLDR is at 2.17. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for Builders FirstSource Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 2 rated the stock as “overweight,” 3 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $93.36, which is $34.75 above the current price. BLDR currently public float of 136.82M and currently shorts hold a 5.58% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of BLDR was 2.51M shares.

BLDR’s Market Performance

BLDR stocks went down by -9.05% for the week, with a monthly drop of -16.59% and a quarterly performance of -8.15%, while its annual performance rate touched 9.98%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.14% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.37% for Builders FirstSource Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -12.25% for BLDR stocks with a simple moving average of -13.91% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of BLDR

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BLDR stocks, with Deutsche Bank repeating the rating for BLDR by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for BLDR in the upcoming period, according to Deutsche Bank is $93 based on the research report published on August 18th of the current year 2022.

RBC Capital Mkts, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BLDR reach a price target of $79, previously predicting the price at $70. The rating they have provided for BLDR stocks is “Sector Perform” according to the report published on August 02nd, 2022.

BLDR Trading at -7.27% 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 -32.23% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 3.37%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.14%, as shares sank -15.07% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +15.15% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, BLDR fell by -9.05%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by -13.81% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $66.27. In addition, Builders FirstSource Inc. saw -31.62% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further losses.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at BLDR starting from Beckmann Jami, who sale 3,750 shares at the price of $68.60 back on Aug 04. After this action, Beckmann Jami now owns 30,990 shares of Builders FirstSource Inc., valued at $257,250 using the latest closing price.

SHERMAN FLOYD F, the Director of Builders FirstSource Inc., sale 35,000 shares at $55.09 during a trade that took place back on Jun 14, which means that SHERMAN FLOYD F is holding 13,972 shares at $1,928,150 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for BLDR

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +12.27 for the present operating margin
  • +28.68 for the gross margin

The net margin for Builders FirstSource Inc. stands at +8.67. Equity return is now at value 52.10, with 23.50 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.86.

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