Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE:SUM) Receives Consensus Recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from Analysts

Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE:SUMGet Rating) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Moderate Buy” from the eleven analysts that are currently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $32.06.

SUM has been the topic of several analyst reports. The Goldman Sachs Group reduced their target price on shares of Summit Materials from $28.50 to $24.50 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 14th. StockNews.com assumed coverage on shares of Summit Materials in a report on Wednesday, October 12th. They issued a “hold” rating on the stock. TheStreet upgraded shares of Summit Materials from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. DA Davidson dropped their price target on shares of Summit Materials from $33.00 to $31.00 in a research note on Wednesday, October 12th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group dropped their price target on shares of Summit Materials from $38.00 to $36.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Monday, October 3rd.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Summit Materials

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of SUM. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. grew its position in shares of Summit Materials by 9.9% during the first quarter. Envestnet Asset Management Inc. now owns 106,261 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $3,300,000 after acquiring an additional 9,576 shares during the last quarter. Wolverine Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of Summit Materials during the first quarter worth approximately $62,000. California Public Employees Retirement System purchased a new position in shares of Summit Materials during the first quarter worth approximately $1,485,000. IndexIQ Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Summit Materials during the first quarter worth $390,000. Finally, Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Summit Materials by 105.9% during the first quarter. Monarch Partners Asset Management LLC now owns 137,027 shares of the construction company’s stock worth $4,256,000 after purchasing an additional 70,469 shares during the period.

Summit Materials Stock Up 0.8 %

Shares of NYSE:SUM opened at $30.04 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $26.46 and its 200 day moving average price is $26.70. The stock has a market cap of $3.50 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.46 and a beta of 1.35. Summit Materials has a fifty-two week low of $21.99 and a fifty-two week high of $41.46. The company has a quick ratio of 2.76, a current ratio of 3.39 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.76.

About Summit Materials

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Summit Materials, Inc, through its subsidiaries, produces and sells construction materials and related downstream products for the public infrastructure, and residential and nonresidential end markets. It operates through three segments: West, East, and Cement. The company's products include aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, asphalt paving mixes, and concrete products, as well as plastics components.

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