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

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$25.26 +0.10 (+0.40 %)
(As of 08/20/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$25.16
Today's Range$25.07 - $25.41
52-Week Range$23.50 - $39.98
Volume136,500 shs
Average Volume398,464 shs
Market Capitalization$1.06 billion
P/E Ratio12.57
Dividend YieldN/A
GMS logoGMS 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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Lumber & other construction materials


Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.00
Current Ratio2.71
Quick Ratio1.69


Trailing P/E Ratio12.57
Forward P/E Ratio7.61
P/E Growth1.11

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.51 billion
Price / Sales0.41
Cash Flow$3.6556 per share
Price / Cash6.91
Book Value$14.12 per share
Price / Book1.79


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$2.01
Net Income$62.97 million
Net Margins2.51%
Return on Equity13.00%
Return on Assets5.07%


Outstanding Shares41,070,000
Market Cap$1.06 billion

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 quarterly earnings data on Thursday, June, 28th. The company reported $0.56 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.66 by $0.10. The company had revenue of $635.80 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $674.08 million. GMS had a net margin of 2.51% and a return on equity of 13.00%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.48 earnings per share. View GMS's Earnings History.

When is GMS's next earnings date?

GMS is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, September, 5th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for GMS.

What price target have analysts set for GMS?

10 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for GMS's stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $41.00. On average, they expect GMS's stock price to reach $36.70 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 45.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for GMS.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for GMS?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for GMS in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for GMS.

Are investors shorting GMS?

GMS saw a increase in short interest in the month of July. As of July 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,556,314 shares, an increase of 32.7% from the June 29th total of 1,172,760 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 493,931 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.2 days. Approximately 4.8% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View GMS's Current Options Chain.

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 IPO on Thursday, May 26th 2016. The company issued 7,000,000 shares at $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.

Has GMS been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about GMS stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. GMS earned a daily sentiment score of -0.11 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company an impact score of 47.02 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for GMS.

Who are GMS's major shareholders?

GMS's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (5.30%), Millennium Management LLC (2.79%), FMR LLC (2.76%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (2.39%), Citadel Advisors LLC (2.24%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.17%). Company insiders that own GMS stock include Craig D Apolinsky, 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 Emerald Advisers Inc. PA, Millennium Management LLC, Citadel Advisors LLC, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, TD Asset Management Inc., Alambic Investment Management L.P., First Trust Advisors LP and Assenagon Asset Management S.A.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including American Century Companies Inc., BlackRock Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Formula Growth Ltd., MUFG Securities EMEA plc, GSA Capital Partners LLP and Engineers Gate Manager LP. Company insiders that have bought GMS stock in the last two years include Craig D Apolinsky and J David Smith. 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 $25.26.

How big of a company is GMS?

GMS has a market capitalization of $1.06 billion 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.

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:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  160 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  347
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about GMS and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe GMS will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe GMS will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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