NYSE:GMS - GMS Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$15.97 +0.26 (+1.65 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 03:59 AM ET)
Previous Close$15.71
Today's Range$15.59 - $16.0184
52-Week Range$13.61 - $33.70
Volume347,709 shs
Average Volume618,206 shs
Market Capitalization$647.93 million
P/E Ratio7.95
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta2.39
GMS Inc. distributes wallboards, suspended ceilings systems, and related construction products in the United States and Canada. The company offers wallboard products; and ceilings products, including suspended mineral fibers, soft fibers, and metal ceiling systems primarily used in offices, hotels, hospitals, retail facilities, schools, and various other commercial and institutional buildings. It also provides steel framing products, such as steel tracks, studs, and various other steel products used to frame the interior walls of a commercial or institutional building; and insulation, ready-mix joint compound, and various other interior construction products, as well as ancillary products comprising tools and safety products. In addition, the company distributes drywall, lumber, commercial, and residential building materials. As of April 30, 2018, it operated 214 branches across 42 states and the District of Columbia. The company also operates a network of approximately 240 distribution centers. The company was formerly known as GYP Holdings I Corp. and changed its name to GMS Inc. in July 2015. GMS Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Tucker, Georgia.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Lumber & other construction materials
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorRetail/Wholesale
CUSIPN/A
Phone800-392-4619

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.51 billion
Cash Flow$3.6545 per share
Book Value$15.62 per share

Profitability

Net Income$62.97 million

Miscellaneous

Employees4,600
Market Cap$647.93 million
Next Earnings Date6/27/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

GMS (NYSE:GMS) Frequently Asked Questions

What is GMS's stock symbol?

GMS trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "GMS."

How were GMS's earnings last quarter?

GMS Inc (NYSE:GMS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, March, 5th. The company reported $0.41 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.52 by $0.11. The firm earned $723.90 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $741.43 million. GMS had a net margin of 1.66% and a return on equity of 18.49%. GMS's quarterly revenue was up 23.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.47 EPS. View GMS's Earnings History.

When is GMS's next earnings date?

GMS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for GMS.

What price target have analysts set for GMS?

8 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for GMS's shares. Their predictions range from $21.00 to $34.00. On average, they expect GMS's share price to reach $26.3750 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 65.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for GMS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GMS?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GMS in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for GMS.

Has GMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about GMS stock has trended somewhat positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. GMS earned a media sentiment score of 1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

Are investors shorting GMS?

GMS saw a decline in short interest in February. As of February 28th, there was short interest totalling 1,372,934 shares, a decline of 32.7% from the February 15th total of 2,039,946 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 545,464 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.5 days. Approximately 4.2% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View GMS's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of GMS's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of GMS own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other GMS investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Macquarie Infrastructure (MIC), Netflix (NFLX), Intuitive Surgical (ISRG), Medtronic (MDT), Applied Materials (AMAT), Alibaba Group (BABA), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and DowDuPont (DWDP).

Who are GMS's key executives?

GMS's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. G. Michael Callahan Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 65)
  • Mr. Richard Alan Adams, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 59)
  • Mr. Craig D. Apolinsky, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 52)
  • Mr. Howard Douglas Goforth, Consultant (Age 56)
  • Ms. A. Lynn Ross, Interim Principal Financial Officer, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)

When did GMS IPO?

(GMS) raised $154 million in an IPO on Thursday, May 26th 2016. The company issued 7,000,000 shares at $21.00-$23.00 per share. Barclays and Credit Suisse served as the underwriters for the IPO and RBC Capital Markets, Baird, Wells Fargo Securities, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Raymond James and Stephens were co-managers.

Who are GMS's major shareholders?

GMS's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.25%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (3.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.19%), FMR LLC (2.99%) and Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.94%). Company insiders that own GMS stock include Craig D Apolinsky, G Michael Callahan Jr, H Douglas Goforth, Investors Lp Aea, J David Smith, John J Gavin, Lynn Ross, Richard Alan Adams, Richard K Mueller and Ronald R Ross. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GMS.

Which major investors are selling GMS stock?

GMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Park West Asset Management LLC, FMR LLC, Millennium Management LLC, Intrinsic Edge Capital Management LLC, Valmark Advisers Inc., Essex Investment Management Co. LLC, Essex Investment Management Co. LLC and GSA Capital Partners LLP. View Insider Buying and Selling for GMS.

Which major investors are buying GMS stock?

GMS stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Q Global Advisors LLC, Prudential Financial Inc. and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought GMS stock in the last two years include Craig D Apolinsky, J David Smith, John J Gavin, Lynn Ross, Richard Alan Adams and Ronald R Ross. View Insider Buying and Selling for GMS.

How do I buy shares of GMS?

Shares of GMS 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 GMS's stock price today?

One share of GMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $15.97.

How big of a company is GMS?

GMS has a market capitalization of $647.93 million and generates $2.51 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $62.97 million in net income (profit) each year or $2.01 on an earnings per share basis. GMS employs 4,600 workers across the globe.

What is GMS's official website?

The official website for GMS is http://www.gms.com.

How can I contact GMS?

GMS's mailing address is 100 CRESCENT CENTRE PARKWAY SUITE 800, TUCKER GA, 30084. The company can be reached via phone at 800-392-4619 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for GMS (NYSE GMS)

Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  194 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  419
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This page was last updated on 3/22/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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