News coverage about Continental Building Products (NYSE:CBPX) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Continental Building Products earned a media sentiment score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.864798670885 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Continental Building Products from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 8th. BidaskClub raised Continental Building Products from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Monday, July 31st. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $30.00 price target on shares of Continental Building Products in a report on Monday, October 2nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Continental Building Products presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $27.25.

Continental Building Products (NYSE:CBPX) remained flat at $$26.50 during trading hours on Friday. The company had a trading volume of 128,321 shares, compared to its average volume of 249,525. The company has a market cap of $1,018.16, a P/E ratio of 22.08 and a beta of 1.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.86, a quick ratio of 2.59 and a current ratio of 3.30. Continental Building Products has a 1 year low of $18.35 and a 1 year high of $27.10.

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About Continental Building Products

Continental Building Products, Inc is a manufacturer of gypsum wallboard and complementary finishing products. The Company operates through wallboard segment. Gypsum wallboard is a primary building material used in residential and commercial construction and in repair and remodel (R&R). It offers customers a range of gypsum wallboard products, including LiftLite, its lightweight product designed to lift and install; its Mold Defense line of products designed for protection against mold and mildew, and its Weather Defense line of moisture and mold-resistant exterior sheathing.

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