GMS Inc. distributes wallboards, suspended ceilings systems, and complementary interior construction products in North America. The company offers wallboard products; and ceilings products, such as suspended mineral fibers, soft fibers, and metal ceiling systems primarily used in offices, hotels, hospitals, retail facilities, schools, and other commercial and institutional buildings. It also distributes steel framing products, including steel tracks, studs, and various other steel products used to frame the interior walls of commercial or institutional buildings; and insulation, ready-mix joint compound, and various other interior construction products, as well as ancillary products, such as tools and safety products. The company markets and sells its products through a network of branches and distribution centers to the interior contractors, as well as home builders. GMS Inc. was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Tucker, Georgia.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Lumber & other construction materials
Trailing P/E Ratio17.67
Forward P/E Ratio14.87
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$2.32 billion
Price / Sales0.53
Cash Flow$3.6501 per share
Price / Cash8.23
Book Value$12.56 per share
Price / Book2.39
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.70
Net Income$48.88 million
Return on Equity12.75%
Return on Assets4.87%
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 (NYSE:GMS) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, December, 7th. The company reported $0.51 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.54 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $648 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $662.03 million. GMS had a return on equity of 12.75% and a net margin of 2.70%. GMS's revenue for the quarter was up 9.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.49 earnings per share. View GMS's Earnings History.
When is GMS's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for GMS?
10 brokers have issued 12-month target prices for GMS's shares. Their forecasts range from $36.00 to $42.00. On average, they anticipate GMS's share price to reach $39.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for GMS.
Are investors shorting GMS?
GMS saw a increase in short interest in May. As of May 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,248,326 shares, an increase of 50.9% from the May 15th total of 826,980 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 282,831 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 4.4 days. Currently, 3.8% of the shares of the company are sold short.
Who are some of GMS's key competitors?
Who are GMS's key executives?
GMS's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. G. Michael Callahan Jr., Pres, CEO & Director (Age 64)
- Mr. Howard Douglas Goforth, VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 55)
- Mr. Richard Alan Adams, Sr. VP of Operations (Age 58)
- Mr. Craig D. Apolinsky, VP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. (Age 51)
- Ms. A. Lynn Ross, Corp. Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 51)
When did GMS IPO?
(GMS) raised $154 million in an initial public offering 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.
Has GMS been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about GMS stock has been trending somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. GMS earned a news sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.36 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.
Who are GMS's major shareholders?
GMS's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (4.66%), Millennium Management LLC (3.75%), Citadel Advisors LLC (3.08%), Rubric Capital Management LP (2.54%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.39%) and Gratia Capital LLC (1.88%). Company insiders that own GMS stock include G Michael Callahan Jr, H Douglas Goforth, Investors Lp Aea, J David Smith, Lynn Ross, Richard Alan Adams and Richard K Mueller. View Institutional Ownership Trends for GMS.
Which institutional investors are selling GMS stock?
GMS stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Point72 Asset Management L.P., The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company , Prudential Financial Inc., UBS Group AG, American Century Companies Inc., Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., A.R.T. Advisors LLC and Maple Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold GMS company stock in the last year include G Michael Callahan Jr, H Douglas Goforth, Investors Lp Aea, Lynn Ross and Richard K Mueller. View Insider Buying and Selling for GMS.
Which institutional investors are buying GMS stock?
GMS stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Gratia Capital LLC, Rubric Capital Management LP, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, BlackRock Inc., Jupiter Asset Management Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc.. 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 $30.04.
How big of a company is GMS?
GMS has a market capitalization of $1.23 billion and generates $2.32 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $48.88 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.70 on an earnings per share basis. GMS employs 4,400 workers across the globe.
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]
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