BMC Stock Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BMCH) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the fifteen research firms that are currently covering the company, MarketBeat reports. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average twelve-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $24.90.

Several research firms recently commented on BMCH. MKM Partners began coverage on shares of BMC Stock in a research note on Wednesday, June 27th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $23.00 target price for the company. Robert W. Baird lowered shares of BMC Stock from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 3rd. BidaskClub raised shares of BMC Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 21st. Stephens set a $26.00 target price on shares of BMC Stock and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Finally, Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of BMC Stock from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 6th.

In related news, Director Carl R. Vertuca, Jr. sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.00, for a total value of $230,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 1.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Several large investors have recently modified their holdings of the stock. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lifted its position in BMC Stock by 15.5% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 2,591,979 shares of the company’s stock worth $54,043,000 after buying an additional 348,245 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in BMC Stock by 6.6% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 4,428,916 shares of the company’s stock worth $92,342,000 after buying an additional 275,050 shares in the last quarter. Paradigm Capital Management Inc. NY purchased a new stake in BMC Stock in the 2nd quarter worth approximately $4,893,000. Soapstone Management L.P. lifted its position in BMC Stock by 112.5% in the 1st quarter. Soapstone Management L.P. now owns 425,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,309,000 after buying an additional 225,000 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Prudential Financial Inc. lifted its position in BMC Stock by 176.9% in the 1st quarter. Prudential Financial Inc. now owns 347,524 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,794,000 after buying an additional 222,024 shares in the last quarter.

BMCH stock traded down $0.55 on Thursday, hitting $20.00. 283,985 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 456,040. BMC Stock has a 1-year low of $17.10 and a 1-year high of $25.70. The firm has a market cap of $1.40 billion, a PE ratio of 20.05, a P/E/G ratio of 2.55 and a beta of 1.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a current ratio of 2.17 and a quick ratio of 1.26.

BMC Stock (NASDAQ:BMCH) last released its earnings results on Monday, July 30th. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.45 by $0.19. BMC Stock had a net margin of 2.58% and a return on equity of 13.32%. The business had revenue of $998.50 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $986.73 million. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.34 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 15.2% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that BMC Stock will post 1.63 earnings per share for the current year.

BMC Stock Company Profile

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc operates as lumber and building materials distributor and solutions provider in the United States. Its primary products include structural components, such as floor trusses, roof trusses, wall panels, and engineered wood products; lumber and lumber sheet goods, including dimensional lumber, plywood, and oriented strand board products used in on-site house framing under the Ready-Frame brand; and millwork, doors, and windows comprising interior and exterior doors, windows, interior trim, custom millwork, moldings, stairs and stair parts, and cabinetry and other products.

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