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How to buy Foundation Building Materials (FBM) stocks in Canada

Learn how to easily invest in Foundation Building Materials stocks.

Foundation Building Materials (FBM) is a leading industrial distribution business based in the US. Foundation Building Materials is listed on the NYSE and employs 3,400 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

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Foundation Building Materials stock price (NYSE:FBM)

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Foundation Building Materials shares at a glance

Information last updated 2022-01-20.
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Information last updated 2021-03-14.
52-week range$19.22 - $19.26
50-day moving average $19.23
200-day moving average $17.16
Wall St. target price$18.06
PE ratio 18.3939
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.05

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Is Foundation Building Materials under- or over-valued?

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

Foundation Building Materials's P/E ratio

Foundation Building Materials's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 18x. In other words, Foundation Building Materials shares trade at around 18x 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.

Foundation Building Materials's PEG ratio

Foundation Building Materials's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.51. 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 Foundation Building Materials's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Foundation Building Materials's EBITDA

Foundation Building Materials's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $154.1 million.

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

Foundation Building Materials financials

Revenue TTM $2 billion
Operating margin TTM 3.74%
Gross profit TTM $656.6 million
Return on assets TTM 3.43%
Return on equity TTM 10.86%
Profit margin 2.22%
Book value $10.29
Market capitalisation $831.3 million

TTM: trailing 12 months

Foundation Building Materials share dividends

We're not expecting Foundation Building Materials to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Foundation Building Materials share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Foundation Building Materials's shares have ranged in value from as little as $19.22 up to $19.26. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

FBM.US volatility(beta: 1.76)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 Foundation Building Materials's is 1.7611. This would suggest that Foundation Building Materials's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Foundation Building Materials overview

Foundation Building Materials, Inc. distributes building products in the United States and Canada. It offers wallboard, suspended ceiling system, and metal framing products. The company also provides complementary and other products, tools, and accessories, such as wallboard accessories, stucco and finishing systems, safety accessories, fasteners, insulations, doors, and roofing products. It serves its products to commercial, residential, and other specialty contractors. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Santa Ana, California. .

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