News stories about BMC Stock (NASDAQ:BMCH) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BMC Stock earned a daily sentiment score of 0.11 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.4537394373907 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on the company. BidaskClub lowered BMC Stock from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, December 12th. Zacks Investment Research lowered BMC Stock from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 31st. TheStreet lowered BMC Stock from a “b-” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Thursday, February 22nd. Royal Bank of Canada set a $23.00 target price on BMC Stock and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, February 14th. Finally, B. Riley lowered BMC Stock from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and lifted their price objective for the stock from $25.00 to $26.00 in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $23.38.
BMCH stock traded down $0.45 during midday trading on Friday, reaching $19.85. The stock had a trading volume of 408,125 shares, compared to its average volume of 571,943. The firm has a market cap of $1,313.68, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.46 and a beta of 1.34. BMC Stock has a twelve month low of $18.20 and a twelve month high of $25.70. The company has a quick ratio of 1.35, a current ratio of 2.33 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49.
In other news, Director Carl R. Vertuca, Jr. sold 7,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $19.70, for a total transaction of $137,900.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. Also, Director David W. Bullock bought 5,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, March 1st. The shares were bought at an average price of $19.13 per share, with a total value of $95,650.00. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 3.70% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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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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