Press coverage about BMC Stock (NASDAQ:BMCH) has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BMC Stock earned a media sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6264575278781 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.

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BMC Stock (NASDAQ BMCH) opened at $23.35 on Friday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.57, a current ratio of 2.29 and a quick ratio of 1.38. The company has a market capitalization of $1,590.00, a PE ratio of 23.47 and a beta of 1.50. BMC Stock has a 1 year low of $17.45 and a 1 year high of $23.90.

BMC Stock (NASDAQ:BMCH) last posted its earnings results on Monday, November 6th. The company reported $0.34 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.35 by ($0.01). The firm had revenue of $881.01 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $888.09 million. BMC Stock had a net margin of 1.53% and a return on equity of 9.42%. BMC Stock’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.32 earnings per share. equities research analysts anticipate that BMC Stock will post 0.98 EPS for the current fiscal year.

BMCH has been the subject of several research reports. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of BMC Stock in a research report on Monday, October 9th. FBR & Co dropped their target price on BMC Stock from $26.00 to $22.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. B. Riley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $25.00 target price (up from $22.00) on shares of BMC Stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Royal Bank of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and issued a $25.00 target price (up from $23.00) on shares of BMC Stock in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, TheStreet upgraded BMC Stock from a “c” rating to a “b-” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. BMC Stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $24.00.

In other news, Director Jeffrey Gene Rea sold 75,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, November 7th. The stock was sold at an average price of $22.00, for a total value of $1,650,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this hyperlink. Also, insider Michael Alan Farmer sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $22.20, for a total value of $44,400.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders sold 180,000 shares of company stock valued at $4,009,640. Insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

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About BMC Stock

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc is a provider of building products and services in the United States residential construction market. The Company’s segments include Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Texas, Intermountain, Western and Mountain West divisions. Its product offerings include lumber and lumber sheet goods and an array of products, including millwork, doors, windows, structural components, floor and roof trusses and wall panels.

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