GMS Stock Forecast, Price & News

+1.05 (+2.38 %)
(As of 09/22/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Volume267,648 shs
Average Volume272,424 shs
Market Capitalization$1.95 billion
P/E Ratio14.14
Dividend YieldN/A
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About GMS

GMS, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the distribution of wallboard and suspended ceilings systems and complementary interior construction products. It operates through the following segments: Geographic Divisions, Other, and Corporate. The firm 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. The company was founded by Richard K. Mueller and Richard A. Whitcomb in 1971 and is headquartered in Tucker, GA.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sales & Book Value






Overall MarketRank

2.94 out of 5 stars

Retail/Wholesale Sector

18th out of 263 stocks

Lumber & Other Construction Materials Industry

1st out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 4.5Dividend Strength: 0.0Insider Behavior: 3.3Valuation: 2.5 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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Are investors shorting GMS?

GMS saw a increase in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 737,600 shares, an increase of 30.9% from the August 15th total of 563,600 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 264,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.8 days. Currently, 1.8% of the shares of the company 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, December 2nd 2021.
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How were GMS's earnings last quarter?

GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, September, 1st. The company reported $1.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.26 by $0.41. The company had revenue of $1.04 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $973.78 million. GMS had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.44% and a net margin of 3.94%. The company's revenue was up 29.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.94 earnings per share.
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How has GMS's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

GMS's stock was trading at $19.20 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, GMS stock has increased by 134.9% and is now trading at $45.10.
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What price target have analysts set for GMS?

8 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for GMS's stock. Their forecasts range from $56.00 to $62.00. On average, they expect GMS's stock price to reach $59.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 32.3% from the stock's current price.
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Who are GMS's key executives?

GMS's management team includes the following people:
  • John C. Turner, President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Darryl Little, VP-Operations & Procurement
  • Scott M. Deakin, Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
  • Eric N. Sundby, Chief Information Officer & Vice President
  • Craig D. Apolinsky, Secretary, Vice President & General Counsel

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 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.

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 BlackRock Inc. (15.92%), Vanguard Group Inc. (12.02%), Coliseum Capital Management LLC (11.52%), FMR LLC (7.72%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.35%) and Federated Hermes Inc. (4.48%). Company insiders that own GMS stock include Coliseum Capital Management, L, John C Turner Jr, Peter C Browning, 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 Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Prudential Financial Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Peregrine Capital Management LLC, and LSV Asset Management. Company insiders that have sold GMS company stock in the last year include John C Turner Jr, Peter C Browning, 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 FMR LLC, Federated Hermes Inc., Coliseum Capital Management LLC, American Century Companies Inc., SG Capital Management LLC, PEAK6 Investments LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Nuveen Asset Management LLC. 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 $45.10.

How much money does GMS make?

GMS has a market capitalization of $1.95 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 5,913 workers across the globe.

What is GMS's official website?

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

Where are GMS's headquarters?

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 9/23/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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