TopBuild Corp (NYSE:BLD) has been assigned an average recommendation of “Buy” from the eleven research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $90.11.

BLD has been the topic of a number of recent research reports. Stephens reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 price target on shares of TopBuild in a report on Thursday, August 16th. ValuEngine downgraded shares of TopBuild from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 30th. Seaport Global Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $94.00 target price on shares of TopBuild in a research note on Sunday, August 12th. Macquarie lowered their target price on shares of TopBuild from $83.00 to $67.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, September 6th. Finally, KeyCorp set a $81.00 target price on shares of TopBuild and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 27th.

Shares of NYSE:BLD opened at $61.62 on Friday. The firm has a market cap of $2.19 billion, a PE ratio of 22.17 and a beta of 0.36. The company has a current ratio of 1.56, a quick ratio of 1.18 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.69. TopBuild has a 52 week low of $60.32 and a 52 week high of $87.21.

TopBuild (NYSE:BLD) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 7th. The construction company reported $1.03 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.95 by $0.08. The company had revenue of $605.97 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $594.43 million. TopBuild had a net margin of 9.10% and a return on equity of 12.42%. equities analysts anticipate that TopBuild will post 4.19 earnings per share for the current year.

In other TopBuild news, VP John S. Peterson sold 1,887 shares of TopBuild stock in a transaction on Friday, August 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.28, for a total value of $145,827.36. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now directly owns 33,927 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,621,878.56. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Robert M. Buck sold 17,766 shares of TopBuild stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $77.40, for a total transaction of $1,375,088.40. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 62,696 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $4,852,670.40. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 1.40% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its stake in TopBuild by 1.3% in the first quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 46,354 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $3,548,000 after purchasing an additional 609 shares in the last quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC increased its stake in TopBuild by 6.7% in the first quarter. Mason Street Advisors LLC now owns 9,860 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $754,000 after purchasing an additional 616 shares in the last quarter. Stifel Financial Corp increased its stake in TopBuild by 24.8% in the first quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 3,352 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $258,000 after purchasing an additional 666 shares in the last quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC increased its stake in TopBuild by 9.3% in the second quarter. Piedmont Investment Advisors LLC now owns 8,306 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $651,000 after purchasing an additional 710 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Amalgamated Bank increased its stake in TopBuild by 14.1% in the second quarter. Amalgamated Bank now owns 5,791 shares of the construction company’s stock valued at $454,000 after purchasing an additional 716 shares in the last quarter. 95.87% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

TopBuild Company Profile

TopBuild Corp. engages in the installation, distribution, and sale of insulation and other building products to the United States construction industry. The company operates in two segments, Installation and Distribution. It offers rain gutters, garage doors, fireplaces, fireproofing and firestopping products, shower enclosures, closet shelves, accessories, and other building products; and residential insulation services.

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