BMC Stock Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:BMCH) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the sixteen analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $23.73.

Several research firms recently issued reports on BMCH. Stephens downgraded BMC Stock from an “overweight” rating to an “equal weight” rating and set a $19.00 target price on the stock. in a research report on Thursday. Wedbush set a $25.00 price target on shares of BMC Stock and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Goldman Sachs Group initiated coverage on shares of BMC Stock in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $21.00 price target on the stock. ValuEngine lowered shares of BMC Stock from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. Finally, TheStreet lowered shares of BMC Stock from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a report on Thursday, September 27th.

In other BMC Stock news, Director Carl R. Vertuca, Jr. sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $23.00, for a total value of $230,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 1.20% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Macquarie Group Ltd. purchased a new stake in shares of BMC Stock during the 2nd quarter worth about $161,000. First Interstate Bank boosted its stake in shares of BMC Stock by 47.9% during the 2nd quarter. First Interstate Bank now owns 8,625 shares of the company’s stock worth $180,000 after acquiring an additional 2,795 shares in the last quarter. Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB purchased a new stake in shares of BMC Stock during the 1st quarter worth about $230,000. Paloma Partners Management Co purchased a new stake in shares of BMC Stock during the 2nd quarter worth about $232,000. Finally, Raymond James & Associates purchased a new stake in shares of BMC Stock during the 2nd quarter worth about $236,000.

Shares of NASDAQ BMCH traded down $0.35 during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $17.23. The stock had a trading volume of 2,687 shares, compared to its average volume of 459,348. 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 has a twelve month low of $16.84 and a twelve month high of $25.70. The company has a market cap of $1.26 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.90, a PEG ratio of 2.28 and a beta of 1.48.

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

About BMC Stock

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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