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How to buy Core-and-Main stock

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Core & Main Inc is an industrial distribution business based in the US. Core-and-Main shares (CNM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Core-and-Main employs 4,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Core-and-Main stock price (NYSE: CNM)

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Core-and-Main shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-06-27.
Latest market close$22.10
52-week range$20.00 - $32.54
50-day moving average $23.15
200-day moving average $24.93
Wall St. target price$29.91
PE ratio 27.2304
Dividend yield $0 (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $0.82

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Core-and-Main price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $22.1 from 2022-07-01

1 week (2022-06-27) -0.09%
1 month (2022-06-03) -9.57%
3 months (2022-04-04) -10.85%
6 months (2022-01-04) -19.11%
1 year (2021-06-30) N/A
2 years (2020-06-30) N/A
3 years (2019-06-30) N/A
5 years (2017-06-30) N/A

Is Core-and-Main stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Core-and-Main stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Core-and-Main's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Core-and-Main's P/E ratio

Core-and-Main's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 27x. In other words, Core-and-Main shares trade at around 27x recent earnings.

That's comparable to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29).

However, Core-and-Main's P/E ratio is best considered in relation to those of others within the industrial distribution industry or those of similar companies.

Core-and-Main's EBITDA

Core-and-Main's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $691 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Core-and-Main's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

To put Core-and-Main's EBITDA into context you can compare it against that of similar companies.

Core-and-Main financials

Revenue TTM $5.5 billion
Operating margin TTM 9.79%
Gross profit TTM $1.3 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.8%
Return on equity TTM 24.77%
Profit margin 4.06%
Book value $8.57
Market capitalisation $3.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Core-and-Main share dividends

We're not expecting Core-and-Main to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

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Core-and-Main overview

Core & Main, Inc. distributes water, wastewater, storm drainage, and fire protection products and related services to municipalities, private water companies, and professional contractors in the municipal, non-residential, and residential end markets in the United States. Its products include pipes, valves, hydrants, fittings, and other products and services; storm drainage products, such as corrugated piping systems, retention basins, inline drains, manholes, grates, geosynthetics, and other related products; fire protection products, including fire protection pipes, sprinkler heads and other devices, fire suppression systems, and related accessories, as well as fabrication services; and meter products, such as smart meter products, installation, software and other services. The company's specialty products and services are used in the maintenance, repair, replacement, and construction of water and fire protection infrastructure. Core & Main, Inc. was founded in 1874 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Core-and-Main is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.015% of Core-and-Main shares are held by insiders and 104.251% by institutions.
How many people work for Core-and-Main?
Latest data suggests 4,100 work at Core-and-Main.
When does the fiscal year end for Core-and-Main?
Core-and-Main's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Core-and-Main based?
Core-and-Main's address is: 1830 Craig Park Court, Saint Louis, MO, United States, 63146
What is Core-and-Main's ISIN number?
Core-and-Main's international securities identification number is: US21874C1027

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