News stories about TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) have trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern Sentiment. Accern identifies positive and negative press 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. TopBuild Corp. earned a coverage optimism score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave press coverage about the construction company an impact score of 46.6100288710076 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the media headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:

Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub cut TopBuild Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, August 25th. Zacks Investment Research cut TopBuild Corp. from a “strong-buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, July 11th. Finally, SunTrust Banks, Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $75.00 price objective on shares of TopBuild Corp. in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, four have issued a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $58.00.

TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) traded down $1.83 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $63.94. The stock had a trading volume of 264,926 shares, compared to its average volume of 206,190. The company has a current ratio of 1.58, a quick ratio of 1.25 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.25. The firm has a market cap of $2.36 billion, a P/E ratio of 27.13 and a beta of 0.62.

TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 8th. The construction company reported $0.67 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.58 by $0.09. TopBuild Corp. had a net margin of 3.73% and a return on equity of 9.09%. The business had revenue of $474.50 million during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $477.72 million. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.43 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.9% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts expect that TopBuild Corp. will post 2.75 EPS for the current year.

In other news, CEO Gerald Volas sold 44,356 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, August 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $56.81, for a total value of $2,519,864.36. Following the completion of the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 149,201 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $8,476,108.81. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Corporate insiders own 1.30% of the company’s stock.

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TopBuild Corp. Company Profile

TopBuild Corp. installs and distributes insulation products to the United States construction industry. The Company operates through two segments: Installation (TruTeam) and Distribution (Service Partners). Its Installation segment principally includes the sales and installation of insulation and other building products.

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