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How to buy Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock in Canada | $42.77

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Builders FirstSource, Inc
-$0.30 (-0.68%)

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) (BLDR) is a leading building products & equipment business based in the US. It opened the day at $42.45 after a previous close of $41.75. During the day the price has varied from a low of $42.255 to a high of $42.87. The latest price was $42.77 (25 minute delay). Builders FirstSource (BLDR) is listed on the NYSE and employs 26,000 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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How has Coronavirus impacted Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s stock price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s stock price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $44.54, which is 40.08% up on its pre-crash value of $26.69 and 394.89% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the stocks fell as low as $9.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks at the start of February 2020, those stocks would have been worth $451.25 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,807.43.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock price

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Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks at a glance

Information last updated 2021-07-09.
Previous close$41.75
Change $1.02
Change % 2.4431%
Volume 2,607,569
Information last updated 2021-07-23.
52-week range$22.505 - $53.99
50-day moving average $42.9959
200-day moving average $44.3004
Wall St. target price$64.38
PE ratio 13.0952
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $3.402

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Is it a good time to buy Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock?

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Builders FirstSource (BLDR) price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $42.77

1 month (2021-06-28) -5.46%
3 months (2021-04-28) -12.80%

Is Builders FirstSource (BLDR) under- or over-valued?

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

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s P/E ratio

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 13x. In other words, Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks trade at around 13x 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 stocks or simply that they're under-valued.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s PEG ratio

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.81. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the stocks offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the stock prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s EBITDA

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is USD$970 million.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) financials

Revenue TTM USD$10.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 6.84%
Gross profit TTM USD$2.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 7.23%
Return on equity TTM 16.41%
Profit margin 4.36%
Book value $24.094
Market capitalisation USD$9.2 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks

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There are currently 14.1 million Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks held short by investors – that's known as Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s "short interest". This figure is 16.8% up from 12.1 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks can be evaluated.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks traded daily (recently around 5.8 million). Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s SIR currently stands at 2.45. In other words for every 100,000 Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks traded daily on the market, roughly 2450 stocks are currently held short.

However Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks, or, against the total number of tradable Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s short interest could be expressed as 0.05% of the outstanding stocks (for every 100,000 Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks in existence, roughly 50 stocks are currently held short) or 0.0549% of the tradable stocks (for every 100,000 tradable Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stocks, roughly 55 stocks are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the stock price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Builders FirstSource (BLDR).

Find out more about how you can short Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock dividends

We're not expecting Builders FirstSource (BLDR) to pay a dividend over the next 12 months. However, you can browse other dividend-paying stocks in our guide.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s stocks have ranged in value from as little as $22.505 up to $53.99. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BLDR.US volatility(beta: 2.41)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a stocks volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s is 2.4081. This would suggest that Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s stocks are significantly more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent a higher risk.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) overview

Builders FirstSource, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies building materials, manufactured components, and construction services to professional homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Northeast, Southeast, South, and West. It offers lumber and lumber sheet goods comprising dimensional lumber, plywood, and oriented strand board products that are used in on-site house framing; manufactured products, such as wood floor and roof trusses, steel roof trusses, wall panels, stairs, and engineered wood products; and windows, and interior and exterior door units, as well as interior trims and custom products under the Synboard brand name. The company also offers gypsum, roofing, and insulation products, including wallboards, ceilings, joint treatments, and finishes; and siding, metal, and concrete products, such as vinyl, composite, and wood siding products, as well as exterior trims, other exteriors, metal studs, and cement products. In addition, it provides other building products and services, such as cabinets and hardware, as well as turn-key framing, shell construction, design assistance, and professional installation services. The company was formerly known as BSL Holdings, Inc. and changed its name to Builders FirstSource, Inc. in October 1999. Builders FirstSource, Inc. was founded in 1998 and is based in Dallas, Texas.

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