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GMS (GMS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+1.25 (+1.33%)
(As of 05/24/2024 08:50 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
258,400 shs
Average Volume
338,568 shs
Market Capitalization
$3.79 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

GMS MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
5.9% Downside
$89.63 Price Target
Short Interest
2.90% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
News Sentiment
0.79mentions of GMS in the last 14 days
Based on 7 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$3.56 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $8.36 to $8.79 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

1.20 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

163rd out of 194 stocks

Lumber & Other Construction Materials Industry

4th out of 4 stocks

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About GMS Stock (NYSE:GMS)

GMS Inc. distributes wallboard, ceilings, steel framing and complementary construction 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 and other wood products, ready-mix joint compound, and various other interior construction products, as well as ancillary products comprising tools, fasteners, and safety products. In addition, the company distributes acoustical ceilings, steel framing, insulation, and related building products, as well as commercial and residential building materials. It serves professional contractors and homebuilders. As of April 30, 2022, the company operated 300 branches across 44 states and the District of Columbia, as well as 6 provinces in Canada. It also operates a network of approximately 300 distribution centers. GMS Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Tucker, Georgia.

GMS Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Lumber & other construction materials
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
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Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
8 Analysts


Net Income
$332.99 million
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$5.33 billion
Cash Flow
$12.68 per share
Book Value
$30.86 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$3.79 billion
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GMS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell GMS stock right now?

8 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GMS in the last twelve months. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" GMS shares.
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What is GMS's stock price target for 2024?

8 brokerages have issued 12 month price objectives for GMS's shares. Their GMS share price targets range from $74.00 to $105.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $89.63 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 5.9%.
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How have GMS shares performed in 2024?

GMS's stock was trading at $82.43 at the beginning of the year. Since then, GMS stock has increased by 15.6% and is now trading at $95.26.
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Are investors shorting GMS?

GMS saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 30th, there was short interest totaling 1,150,000 shares, an increase of 16.8% from the April 15th total of 984,900 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 375,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.1 days. Approximately 2.9% of the company's shares are sold short.
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When is GMS's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, June 27th 2024.
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How were GMS's earnings last quarter?

GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 29th. The company reported $1.60 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.01. The company had revenue of $1.26 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.27 billion. GMS had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 25.65% and a net margin of 5.48%. GMS's revenue was up 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.85 earnings per share.

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

11 employees have rated GMS Chief Executive Officer Michael Callahan on Michael Callahan has an approval rating of 78% among the company's employees.

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 (GMS) raised $154 million in an 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 acted 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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (13.33%), Westwood Holdings Group Inc. (1.77%), Reinhart Partners LLC. (1.22%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (1.05%), LSV Asset Management (0.86%) and Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. (0.63%). Insiders that own company stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L, Craig D Apolinsky, George T Hendren, John C Turner Jr, John J Gavin, Peter C Browning, Scott M Deakin, Theron I Gilliam and William Forrest Bell.
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How do I buy shares of GMS?

Shares of GMS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:GMS) was last updated on 5/27/2024 by Staff

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