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Friday, September 29, 2023

Today, Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE: BLDR) Takes Center Stage

After Hours

The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Builders FirstSource Inc. (BLDR) shows that investor sentiment remained intact, with the stock’s consolidated last price rising by $0.43, or 0.31%, to $140.99. The Builders FirstSource Inc. has recorded 26,848 volume in the after hours trading session. Most recently, Yahoo Finance reported about the stock as it publicized that Builders FirstSource to Host 2023 Investor Day and High-Speed Truss Facility Tour.

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Stocks Info

The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Building Products & Equipment industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $140.56 and fluctuated between $140.81 as its day high and $136.03 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Builders FirstSource Inc. is $17.14B. A total of 1.46 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.82M shares.

Insider Activity

Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, BLDR has seen 9 BUY and 2 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 13,014 and the disposition of 5,879 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 63 BUYs and 37 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 400,913 shares during that period but sold 173,913.

In the most recent transaction, Hiller Michael sold 1,397 shares of BLDR for 151.96 per share on Aug 15. After the transaction, the President – Central Division now owns 31,495 company shares. In a previous transaction on Aug 14, Hiller Michael sold 5,965 shares at 147.91 per share. BLDR shares that President – Central Division owns now total 32,892.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Johnson Timothy D disposed of 5,000 shares on Aug 07 at a per-share price of $151.69. This resulted in the EVP & General Counsel holding 65,748 shares of BLDR after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Beckmann Jami sold 2,000 shares at $120.69 per share on Jun 06. Company shares held by the Principal Accounting Officer now total 41,262.

It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for BLDR in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $172.80 with high estimates of $220.00 and low estimates of $135.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, BLDR has a high of $156.85 and a low of $52.70.

As of this writing, BLDR has an earnings estimate of $3.73 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 13 estimates, with a high estimate of $4.29 per share and a lower estimate of $2.64. The company reported an EPS of $2.96 in the last quarter, which was 96.00% higher than expectations of $1.51.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. BLDR’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $42.60M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $3.40B in debt and $2.13B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $34.20, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $4.80B.

Analysts Opinion

There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for BLDR is Buy with a score of 4.36.

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