NYSE:FBM - Foundation Building Materials Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$8.23 +0.10 (+1.23 %)
(As of 12/18/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$8.13
Today's Range$8.07 - $8.36
52-Week Range$7.79 - $16.40
Volume123,800 shs
Average Volume105,217 shs
Market Capitalization$342.30 million
P/E Ratio27.13
Dividend YieldN/A
Foundation Building Materials, Inc. distributes building products in the United States and Canada. It operates through two segments, Specialty Building Products and Mechanical Insulation. The Specialty Building Products segment distributes wallboard, metal framing, suspended ceiling system, and other products. It also provides wallboard accessories, stucco, and exterior insulation and finish systems, as well as tools, safety accessories, and fasteners. This segment serves non-residential, residential, and non-residential repair and remodel construction markets. The Mechanical Insulation segment distributes and fabricates commercial and industrial insulation for pipes and mechanical systems. It serves non-residential construction, non-residential repair and remodel construction, and industrial markets. The company was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in Tustin, California. Foundation Building Materials, Inc. is a subsidiary of LSF9 Cypress Parent 2 LLC.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Lumber & other construction materials
Current SymbolNYSE:FBM
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio2.14
Current Ratio2.86
Quick Ratio2.19


Trailing P/E Ratio27.13
Forward P/E Ratio17.15
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.06 billion
Price / Sales0.17
Cash Flow$2.3924 per share
Price / Cash Flow3.44
Book Value$8.83 per share
Price / Book0.93


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.30
Net Income$82.48 million
Net Margins2.07%
Return on Equity6.25%
Return on Assets1.65%


Outstanding Shares42,900,000
Market Cap$342.30 million
OptionableNot Optionable

Foundation Building Materials (NYSE:FBM) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Foundation Building Materials' stock symbol?

Foundation Building Materials trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FBM."

How were Foundation Building Materials' earnings last quarter?

Foundation Building Materials Inc (NYSE:FBM) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 1st. The company reported $0.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.06. The company earned $542.30 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $555.47 million. Foundation Building Materials had a net margin of 2.07% and a return on equity of 6.25%. Foundation Building Materials's revenue was up 15.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.08 EPS. View Foundation Building Materials' Earnings History.

When is Foundation Building Materials' next earnings date?

Foundation Building Materials is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Foundation Building Materials.

What guidance has Foundation Building Materials issued on next quarter's earnings?

Foundation Building Materials updated its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of for the period. The company issued revenue guidance of $2-2.06 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $2.24 billion.Foundation Building Materials also updated its FY 2019 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for FBM?

6 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Foundation Building Materials' shares. Their predictions range from $11.00 to $20.00. On average, they expect Foundation Building Materials' stock price to reach $16.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 104.1% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Foundation Building Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Foundation Building Materials?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Foundation Building Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating, 3 buy ratings and 2 strong buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Foundation Building Materials.

Has Foundation Building Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about FBM stock has trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Foundation Building Materials earned a daily sentiment score of 1.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the company a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of Foundation Building Materials' key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Foundation Building Materials include Beacon Roofing Supply (BECN), Boise Cascade (BCC), GMS (GMS), Huttig Building Products (HBP) and Aspen Aerogels (ASPN).

Who are Foundation Building Materials' key executives?

Foundation Building Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Ruben D. Mendoza, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. John Gorey, Chief Financial Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Peter A. Welly, Chief Operating Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Richard J. Tilley, VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 42)
  • Mr. Alan Kirby Thompson, Sr. VP of Sales & Marketing (Age 59)

When did Foundation Building Materials IPO?

(FBM) raised $230 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Friday, February 10th 2017. The company issued 12,800,000 shares at $17.00-$19.00 per share. Deutsche Bank Securities, Barclays, RBC Capital Markets, Citigroup and Baird served as the underwriters for the IPO and Raymond James, Stephens, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and William Blair were co-managers.

Who are Foundation Building Materials' major shareholders?

Foundation Building Materials' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include American Century Companies Inc. (4.32%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (2.84%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.59%), BlackRock Inc. (1.89%), Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co. (1.19%) and Elk Creek Partners LLC (1.12%). Company insiders that own Foundation Building Materials stock include Barbara J Bitzer, John Gorey, John P Grayken, Lonnie Ray Sears, Peter Welly, Richard James Tilley and Ruben Mendoza. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Foundation Building Materials.

Which major investors are selling Foundation Building Materials stock?

FBM stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Russell Investments Group Ltd., Citadel Advisors LLC, Elk Creek Partners LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and Victory Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Foundation Building Materials.

Which major investors are buying Foundation Building Materials stock?

FBM stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, American Century Companies Inc., Dalton Greiner Hartman Maher & Co., Bridgeway Capital Management Inc., Acadian Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC and TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Foundation Building Materials stock in the last two years include Barbara J Bitzer, John Gorey, Lonnie Ray Sears, Peter Welly, Richard James Tilley and Ruben Mendoza. View Insider Buying and Selling for Foundation Building Materials.

How do I buy shares of Foundation Building Materials?

Shares of FBM can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Foundation Building Materials' stock price today?

One share of FBM stock can currently be purchased for approximately $8.23.

How big of a company is Foundation Building Materials?

Foundation Building Materials has a market capitalization of $342.30 million and generates $2.06 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $82.48 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.30 on an earnings per share basis. Foundation Building Materials employs 3,782 workers across the globe.

What is Foundation Building Materials' official website?

The official website for Foundation Building Materials is http://www.fbmsales.com.

How can I contact Foundation Building Materials?

Foundation Building Materials' mailing address is 2741 WALNUT AVENUE SUITE 200, TUSTIN CA, 92780. The company can be reached via phone at 714-380-3127 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Foundation Building Materials (NYSE FBM)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  156 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  188 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  344
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Foundation Building Materials and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe FBM will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe FBM will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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