GMS Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.13 (+2.38 %)
(As of 08/3/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume263,227 shs
Average Volume275,635 shs
Market Capitalization$2.09 billion
P/E Ratio19.98
Dividend YieldN/A
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About GMS

GMS Inc. distributes wallboards, suspended ceilings systems, and complementary building products in the United States and Canada. The company offers 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, lumber, 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 wallboards, drywall, metal studs, and insulation and ceiling tiles, as well as commercial and residential building materials. As of April 30, 2020, it operated 264 branches across 44 states and the District of Columbia, as well as 5 provinces in Canada. The company also operates a network of approximately 260 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

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Overall MarketRank

2.66 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

58th out of 260 stocks

Lumber & Other Construction Materials Industry

1st out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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GMS (NYSE:GMS) Frequently Asked Questions

Is GMS a buy right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GMS in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" GMS stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than GMS?

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Are investors shorting GMS?

GMS saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 692,400 shares, a drop of 16.4% from the June 30th total of 827,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 260,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.7 days. Currently, 1.7% of the company's stock are sold short.
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When is GMS's next earnings date?

GMS is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, September 2nd 2021.
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How were GMS's earnings last quarter?

GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS) released its earnings results on Wednesday, June, 23rd. The company reported $1.07 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.85 by $0.22. The company earned $932.20 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $862.04 million. GMS had a net margin of 3.20% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 20.56%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 20.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.56 earnings per share.
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How has GMS's stock price been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

GMS's stock was trading at $19.20 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GMS stock has increased by 152.9% and is now trading at $48.55.
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What price target have analysts set for GMS?

8 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for GMS's shares. Their forecasts range from $30.00 to $60.00. On average, they anticipate GMS's stock price to reach $51.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.0% from the stock's current price.
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Who are GMS's key executives?

GMS's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John C. Turner Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $1.55M)
  • Mr. Scott M. Deakin, VP & CFO (Age 55, Pay $682.19k)
  • Mr. Craig D. Apolinsky, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 54, Pay $722.35k)
  • Mr. Darryl Little, VP of Operations & Procurement
  • Mr. William Forrest Bell, Chief Accounting Officer (Age 60)
  • Mr. Eric N. Sundby, Chief Information Officer & VP
  • Ms. Leslie H. Kratcoski, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Michelle Leader, Marketing Director
  • Mr. G. Travis Hendren, VP of Corp. Devel. / M&A
  • Elizabeth Spence, VP & Chief HR Officer

What is Michael Callahan's approval rating as GMS's CEO?

11 employees have rated GMS CEO Michael Callahan on Glassdoor.com. Michael Callahan has an approval rating of 78% among GMS's employees.

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), Deere & Company (DE), AT&T (T), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), Alibaba Group (BABA), Micron Technology (MU), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Applied Materials (AMAT), Caterpillar (CAT) and D.R. Horton (DHI).

When did GMS IPO?

(GMS) raised $154 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, May 26th 2016. The company issued 7,000,000 shares at a price of $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.

What is GMS's stock symbol?

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

Who are GMS's major shareholders?

GMS's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Peregrine Capital Management LLC (1.28%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (0.73%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (0.35%), Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt (0.10%), New York State Common Retirement Fund (0.09%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.07%). Company insiders that own GMS stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L, Investors Fund V Lp Aea, John C Turner Jr, Ronald R Ross and Theron I Gilliam.
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Which institutional investors are selling GMS stock?

GMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Peregrine Capital Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank , New York State Common Retirement Fund, Arizona State Retirement System, Adams Wealth Management, and Marotta Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold GMS company stock in the last year include John C Turner Jr, and Theron I Gilliam.
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Which institutional investors are buying GMS stock?

GMS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Hillsdale Investment Management Inc., Sheets Smith Wealth Management, Handelsbanken Fonder AB, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought GMS stock in the last two years include Coliseum Capital Management, L, John C Turner Jr, and Ronald R Ross.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is GMS's stock price today?

One share of GMS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $48.55.

How much money does GMS make?

GMS has a market capitalization of $2.09 billion and generates $3.30 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $105.56 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.54 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does GMS have?

GMS employs 5,843 workers across the globe.

What is GMS's official website?

The official website for GMS is www.gms.com.

Where are GMS's headquarters?

GMS is headquartered at 100 CRESCENT CENTRE PARKWAY SUITE 800, TUCKER GA, 30084.

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]

This page was last updated on 8/3/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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