Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] is -7.91% lower this YTD. Is it still time to buy?

Builders FirstSource Inc. [NASDAQ: BLDR] stock went on a downward path that fall over -0.59% on Monday, amounting to a one-week price increase of more than 8.84%. Over the last 12 months, BLDR stock rose by 60.27%. The one-year Builders FirstSource Inc. stock forecast points to a potential downside of -15.56. The average equity rating for BLDR stock is currently 1.90, trading closer to a bullish pattern in the stock market.

The market cap for the stock reached $2.72 billion, with 116.26 million shares outstanding and 114.52 million shares in the current float. Compared to the average trading volume of 1.64M shares, BLDR stock reached a trading volume of 1352365 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

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Guru’s Opinion on Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR]:

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for BLDR shares is $20.25 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on BLDR stock is a recommendation set at 1.90. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

Evercore ISI have made an estimate for Builders FirstSource Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as In-line, with their previous recommendation back on June 05, 2020. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Deutsche Bank dropped their target price from $20 to $17. The new note on the price target was released on May 05, 2020, representing the official price target for Builders FirstSource Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $32 to $22, while The Benchmark Company kept a Buy rating on BLDR stock. On March 17, 2020, analysts decreased their price target for BLDR shares from 32 to 16.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Builders FirstSource Inc. is set at 1.34, with the Price to Sales ratio for BLDR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.37. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.26, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.41. Price to Free Cash Flow for BLDR in the course of the last twelve months was 8.31 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.10.

BLDR Stock Performance Analysis:

Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 8.84. With this latest performance, BLDR shares gained by 36.44% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -8.91% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 60.27% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for BLDR stock in for the last two-week period is set at 68.80, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 72.09, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 63.91 for Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 16.66, while it was recorded at 22.82 for the last single week of trading, and 21.30 for the last 200 days.

Insight into Builders FirstSource Inc. Fundamentals:

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] shares currently have an operating margin of +5.39 and a Gross Margin at +26.27. Builders FirstSource Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +3.05.

Return on Total Capital for BLDR is now 17.16, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 9.90. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 31.21, with Return on Assets sitting at 7.11. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 192.72. Additionally, BLDR Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 65.84, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 48.93. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 183.57, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 62.71.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] managed to generate an average of $14,039 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.29 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 2.33.Builders FirstSource Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.10 and a Current Ratio set at 1.90.


With the latest financial reports released by the company, Builders FirstSource Inc. posted 0.63/share EPS, while the average EPS was predicted by analysts to be reported at 0.48/share.When compared, the two values demonstrate that the company surpassed the estimates by a Surprise Factor of 31.30%. The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for BLDR. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for Builders FirstSource Inc. go to 5.00%.

Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] Insider Position Details

There are presently around $2,777 million, or 97.81% of BLDR stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BLDR stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 13,047,302, which is approximately 4.526% of the company’s market cap and around 2.00% of the total institutional ownership; CONIFER MANAGEMENT, L.L.C., holding 10,000,000 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $235.4 million in BLDR stocks shares; and BLACKROCK INC., currently with $212.66 million in BLDR stock with ownership of nearly -2.662% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Builders FirstSource Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 120 institutional holders increased their position in Builders FirstSource Inc. [NASDAQ:BLDR] by around 19,533,865 shares. Additionally, 173 investors decreased positions by around 14,458,733 shares, while 25 investors held positions by with 83,986,053 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 117,978,651 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BLDR stock had 32 new institutional investments in for a total of 6,246,720 shares, while 67 institutional investors sold positions of 5,206,967 shares during the same period.

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