Bryan Garnier slashes price target on Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] – find out why.


Builders FirstSource Inc. [NYSE: BLDR] closed the trading session at $50.02 on 06/22/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $48.91, while the highest price level was $51.20. The company report on June 22, 2022 that Builders FirstSource’s 5th Annual Golf Tournament Raises More Than $700,000 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

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Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NYSE: BLDR) (“Builders FirstSource” or the “Company”), the nation’s premier supplier of building materials and services, today announced it raised more than $700,000 on behalf of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (“LLS”) at its fifth annual corporate charity golf tournament. The event was held on June 15, 2022 at TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas and is one of several annual charity golf tournaments the Company hosts across the country to benefit LLS.

Builders FirstSource’s contribution to LLS aids the organization’s mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin’s disease and myeloma and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. The Company has been a proud supporter of LLS for 16 years, raising over $6.5 million for the organization to date.

The stocks have a year to date performance of -41.64 percent and weekly performance of -9.22 percent. The stock has been moved at -33.42 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -17.76 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -34.44 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 2.85M shares, BLDR reached to a volume of 5200302 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about 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 $97.21 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 1.60. 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.

Bryan Garnier have made an estimate for Builders FirstSource Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Neutral, with their previous recommendation back on April 06, 2022. The new note on the price target was released on April 06, 2022, representing the official price target for Builders FirstSource Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $62 to $56, while B. Riley Securities kept a Buy rating on BLDR stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for Builders FirstSource Inc. is set at 3.33, with the Price to Sales ratio for BLDR stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.40. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.72, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 1.63. Price to Free Cash Flow for BLDR in the course of the last twelve months was 4.58 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.20.

BLDR stock trade performance evaluation

Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -9.22. With this latest performance, BLDR shares dropped by -17.76% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -33.42% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 12.58% 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 29.14, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 21.92, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 33.98 for Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 62.28, while it was recorded at 51.47 for the last single week of trading, and 66.42 for the last 200 days.

Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] shares currently have an operating margin of +12.27 and a Gross Margin at +28.68. Builders FirstSource Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +8.67.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 57.95, with Return on Assets sitting at 23.18.

Builders FirstSource Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.20 and a Current Ratio set at 2.00.

Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR] stock

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 18.80%.

Builders FirstSource Inc. [BLDR]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $8,864 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of BLDR stocks are: BLACKROCK INC. with ownership of 17,612,282, which is approximately -5.863% of the company’s market cap and around 1.30% of the total institutional ownership; VANGUARD GROUP INC, holding 17,422,176 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $886.79 million in BLDR stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $664.16 million in BLDR stock with ownership of nearly -27.351% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in Builders FirstSource Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of May and at the time of the May reporting period, where 276 institutional holders increased their position in Builders FirstSource Inc. [NYSE:BLDR] by around 18,111,742 shares. Additionally, 267 investors decreased positions by around 24,869,274 shares, while 49 investors held positions by with 131,160,727 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 174,141,743 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. BLDR stock had 97 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,174,625 shares, while 71 institutional investors sold positions of 3,933,454 shares during the same period.