Is Core & Main Inc (NYSE: CNM) The Best Stock To Invest In?

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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. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that Core & Main Elects Stephen LeClair as Chairman of Board as Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Sells Remaining Stake.

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Stocks Info

As a NYSE listed company, CNM falls under the Industrials sector while operating within the Industrial Distribution industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $44.00 and fluctuated between $44.14 as its day high and $43.25 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Core & Main Inc is $8.43B. A total of 3.02 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 0.80 shares.

Insider Activity

Aside from predicting where a stock will go, investors also consider insider trades as an indicator of the stock’s future direction. During the recent three months, CNM has seen 5 BUY and 8 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 1,170,835 and the disposition of 2,952,500 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 54 BUYs and 77 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 22,987,403 shares during that period but sold 78,509,382.

In the most recent transaction, CD&R Investment Associates X, sold 22,907,815 shares of CNM for 40.98 per share on Jan 25. After the transaction, the 10% Owner now owns 0 company shares. In a previous transaction on Jan 16, Schaller John R sold 50,000 shares at 40.99 per share. CNM shares that President owns now total 0.

Among the insiders who sold shares, Kimbrough Orvin T disposed of 5,000 shares on Jan 12 at a per-share price of $41.06. This resulted in the Director holding 9,320 shares of CNM after the transaction. In another insider transaction, LeClair Stephen O sold 150,000 shares at $40.66 per share on Jan 11. Company shares held by the Chief Executive Officer now total 73,692.

In spite of price targets being rarely accurate, it tends to exert some kind influence from time to time, and was often accepted by the market as having some value. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for CNM in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $46.85 with high estimates of $69.00 and low estimates of $28.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, CNM has a high of $43.04 and a low of $20.30.

As of this writing, CNM has an earnings estimate of $Cel-Sci Corporation per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of Salesforce, Inc. estimates, with a high estimate of $Chimera Investment Corporation per share and a lower estimate of $Cornerstone Strategic Value Fd.

Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly

The balance sheet of a company shows what assets and liabilities a company has, as well as the amount, equity investors have invested. With the help of this information, a company’s financial ratios can be calculated to give investors an overview of the company’s prospects. CNM’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $1.00M in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2022. There were $1.62B in debt and $839.00M in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $10.21, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $1.83B.

Analysts Opinion

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. 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 CNM is Buy with a score of 4.33.

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