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How to buy TopBuild (BLD) stock

Learn how to easily invest in TopBuild stock.

TopBuild Corp
NYSE: BLD - USD
ENGINEERING & CONSTRUCTION
$192.89
-$3.15 (-1.61%)

TopBuild Corp is an engineering & construction business based in the US. TopBuild shares (BLD) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. TopBuild employs 10,540 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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  4. Research the stock. Find the stock by name or ticker symbol – BLD – and research it before deciding if it's a good investment for you.
  5. Purchase now or later. Buy your desired number of shares with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until the stock reaches a desired price.
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TopBuild stock price (NYSE: BLD)

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TopBuild shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-22.
Latest market close$198.05
52-week range$125.08 - $235.50
50-day moving average $189.89
200-day moving average $203.60
Wall St. target price$248.29
PE ratio 25.0052
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.71

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TopBuild price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $198.05 from 2021-05-28

1 week (2021-07-12) N/A
1 month (2021-06-23) 6.64%
3 months (2021-04-19) N/A
6 months (2021-01-19) N/A
1 year (2020-07-19) N/A
2 years (2019-07-19) N/A
3 years (2018-07-19) N/A
5 years (2016-07-19) N/A

Is TopBuild under- or over-valued?

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

TopBuild's P/E ratio

TopBuild's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, TopBuild shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

TopBuild's EBITDA

TopBuild's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $446.1 million.

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

TopBuild financials

Revenue TTM $2.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 13.62%
Gross profit TTM $746.4 million
Return on assets TTM 8.65%
Return on equity TTM 19.88%
Profit margin 9.12%
Book value $42.55
Market capitalisation $6.4 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting TopBuild shares

There are currently 796,853 TopBuild shares held short by investors – that's known as TopBuild's "short interest". This figure is 28.6% down from 1.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting TopBuild shares can be evaluated.

TopBuild's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

TopBuild's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of TopBuild shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of TopBuild shares traded daily (recently around 585921.32352941). TopBuild's SIR currently stands at 1.36. In other words for every 100,000 TopBuild shares traded daily on the market, roughly 1360 shares are currently held short.

However TopBuild's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of TopBuild shares, or, against the total number of tradable TopBuild shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case TopBuild's short interest could be expressed as 0.02% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 TopBuild shares in existence, roughly 20 shares are currently held short) or 0.0246% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable TopBuild shares, roughly 25 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against TopBuild.

Find out more about how you can short TopBuild stock.

TopBuild share dividends

We're not expecting TopBuild to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

TopBuild share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, TopBuild's shares have ranged in value from as little as $125.08 up to $235.5. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BLD.US volatility(beta: 1.53)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while TopBuild's is 1.5343. This would suggest that TopBuild's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

TopBuild overview

TopBuild Corp. installs and distributes insulation and other building products to the United States construction industry. The company operates in two segments, Installation and Distribution. It offers insulation products, rain gutters, glass and windows, afterpaint products, fireproofing and firestopping products, garage doors, fireplaces, closet shelving, roofing materials, accessories, and other products; and insulation installation services. The company also provides various services and tools to assist builders in applying the principles of building science to new home construction, which include pre-construction plan reviews, various inspection services, and diagnostic testing; and home energy rating services. It serves single-family homebuilders, single-family custom builders, multi-family builders, commercial general contractors, remodelers, and individual homeowners, as well as insulation contractors, gutter contractors, weatherization contractors, other contractors, dealers, metal building erectors, and modular home builders. The company operates approximately 200 installation branches and 75 distribution centers in the United States.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of TopBuild is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.211% of TopBuild shares are held by insiders and 99.381% by institutions.
How many people work for TopBuild?
Latest data suggests 10,540 work at TopBuild.
When does the fiscal year end for TopBuild?
TopBuild's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is TopBuild based?
TopBuild's address is: 475 North Williamson Boulevard, Daytona Beach, FL, United States, 32114
What is TopBuild's ISIN number?
TopBuild's international securities identification number is: US89055F1030
What is TopBuild's CUSIP number?
TopBuild's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 89055F103

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