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How to buy Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock in Canada

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

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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 $78.68, which is 66.08% up on its pre-crash value of $26.69 and 774.22% 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 $3,192.83.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) stock price (NYSE:BLDR)

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Builders FirstSource (BLDR) shares 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 2022-01-09.
52-week range$37.46 - $86.48
50-day moving average $73.57
200-day moving average $54.89
Wall St. target price$94.50
PE ratio 10.2463
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $7.67

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Builders FirstSource (BLDR) price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $42.77 from 2022-01-14

1 week (2022-01-06) N/A
1 month (2021-12-17) -44.33%
3 months (2021-10-15) -25.06%
6 months (2021-07-16) 4.37%
1 year (2021-01-15) 4.65%
2 years (2020-01-17) 59.47%
3 years (2019-01-17) 242.16%
5 years (2017-01-17) 277.16%

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 10x. In other words, Builders FirstSource (BLDR) shares trade at around 10x 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.

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 shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares 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 share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s EBITDA

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.4 billion.

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 $17.8 billion
Operating margin TTM 11.27%
Gross profit TTM $2.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 16.9%
Return on equity TTM 43.57%
Profit margin 8%
Book value $28.14
Market capitalisation $15.1 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) share dividends

We're not expecting Builders FirstSource (BLDR) to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s shares ever split?

Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s shares were split on a 1086:995 basis on 17 December 2009. So if you had owned 995 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1086 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Builders FirstSource (BLDR) shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 8.4% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Builders FirstSource (BLDR) shares which in turn could have impacted Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s share price.

Builders FirstSource (BLDR) share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s shares have ranged in value from as little as $37.46 up to $86.48. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BLDR.US volatility(beta: 2.29)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 Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s is 2.2909. This would suggest that Builders FirstSource (BLDR)'s shares 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.

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