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How to buy Summit Materials stock (SUM)

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Summit Materials is a building materials business based in the US. Summit Materials shares (SUM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Summit Materials employs 5,300 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $3 billion.

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Summit Materials stock price (NYSE: SUM)

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Summit Materials shares at a glance

Information last updated 2024-07-07.
Latest market close$38.35
52-week range$29.98 - $44.89
50-day moving average $38.38
200-day moving average $37.45
Wall St. target price$50.11
PE ratio 15.9644
Dividend yield N/A (0%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $2.25

Is it a good time to buy Summit Materials stock?

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Summit Materials price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $38.35 from 2024-07-12

1 week (2024-07-05) 6.77%
1 month (2024-06-13) 3.20%
3 months (2024-04-12) -6.53%
6 months (2024-01-12) 8.58%
1 year (2023-07-13) 2.93%
2 years (2022-07-13) 62.57%
3 years (2021-07-13) 11.71%
5 years (2019-07-12) 104.75%

Is Summit Materials stock undervalued or overvalued?

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

Summit Materials's P/E ratio

Summit 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 16x. In other words, Summit Materials shares trade at around 16x 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.

Summit Materials's PEG ratio

Summit Materials's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.4436. 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 Summit 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.

Summit Materials's EBITDA

Summit Materials's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $640.2 million.

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

Summit Materials financials

Revenue TTM $3 billion
Operating margin TTM 2.05%
Gross profit TTM $649.3 million
Return on assets TTM 3.66%
Return on equity TTM 8.18%
Profit margin 8.36%
Book value $24.04
Market Capitalization $6.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Summit Materials share dividends

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

Have Summit Materials's shares ever split?

Summit Materials's shares were split on a 1017:1000 basis on 13 December 2022. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1017 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Summit Materials shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 1.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Summit Materials shares which in turn could have impacted Summit Materials's share price.

Summit Materials share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Summit Materials's shares have ranged in value from as little as $29.98 up to $44.8935. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

SUM.US volatility(beta: 1.15)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 Summit Materials's is 1.152. This would suggest that Summit Materials's shares are a little bit more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a slightly higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).

Summit Materials overview

Summit Materials, Inc. operates as a vertically integrated construction materials company in the United States and Canada. It operates in three segments: West, East, and Cement. The company offers aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, asphalt paving mixes, and concrete products, as well as plastics components. It also provides asphalt paving and related services. In addition, the company operates municipal waste, construction, and demolition debris landfills; and liquid asphalt terminals. The company serves the public infrastructure, and residential and nonresidential end markets.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Summit Materials is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 31.939% of Summit Materials shares are held by insiders and 70.341% by institutions.
How many people work for Summit Materials?
Latest data suggests 5,300 work at Summit Materials.
When does the fiscal year end for Summit Materials?
Summit Materials's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Summit Materials based?
Summit Materials's address is: 1801 California Street, Denver, CO, United States, 80202
What is Summit Materials's ISIN number?
Summit Materials's international securities identification number is: US86614U1007
What is Summit Materials's CUSIP number?
Summit Materials's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 86614U100

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