Kentucky Retirement Systems Buys New Shares in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NYSE:BLDR)

Kentucky Retirement Systems purchased a new position in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NYSE:BLDRFree Report) during the 4th quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm purchased 9,873 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,648,000.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. EdgeRock Capital LLC bought a new position in Builders FirstSource in the fourth quarter worth $25,000. Contravisory Investment Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Builders FirstSource during the 4th quarter worth about $28,000. Rakuten Securities Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Builders FirstSource during the 4th quarter valued at about $29,000. Rock Creek Group LP bought a new stake in Builders FirstSource in the third quarter valued at about $30,000. Finally, Raleigh Capital Management Inc. raised its position in Builders FirstSource by 134.0% in the third quarter. Raleigh Capital Management Inc. now owns 248 shares of the company’s stock worth $31,000 after purchasing an additional 142 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 95.53% of the company’s stock.

Builders FirstSource Stock Performance

BLDR stock opened at $167.50 on Monday. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $190.07 and a 200 day moving average price of $172.45. Builders FirstSource, Inc. has a fifty-two week low of $105.24 and a fifty-two week high of $214.70. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.75, a current ratio of 2.21 and a quick ratio of 1.45. The stock has a market capitalization of $20.45 billion, a PE ratio of 14.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.49 and a beta of 2.08.

Builders FirstSource (NYSE:BLDRGet Free Report) last released its earnings results on Tuesday, May 7th. The company reported $2.65 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.42 by $0.23. The company had revenue of $3.89 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $3.83 billion. Builders FirstSource had a return on equity of 38.66% and a net margin of 8.57%. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up .2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm earned $2.96 EPS. Analysts forecast that Builders FirstSource, Inc. will post 13.12 EPS for the current year.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the company. Jefferies Financial Group lifted their price objective on Builders FirstSource from $226.00 to $237.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 18th. Oppenheimer upped their price target on Builders FirstSource from $220.00 to $242.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, February 23rd. DA Davidson reissued a “neutral” rating and set a $185.00 price objective on shares of Builders FirstSource in a report on Thursday, March 28th. Robert W. Baird lowered their target price on shares of Builders FirstSource from $207.00 to $197.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, May 8th. Finally, Wedbush reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a $215.00 target price (down previously from $225.00) on shares of Builders FirstSource in a research report on Tuesday, May 7th. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company. Based on data from, the stock currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and an average target price of $196.27.

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Insider Buying and Selling

In related news, Director Cory Jacobs Boydston sold 7,759 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, March 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $200.00, for a total transaction of $1,551,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 28,738 shares in the company, valued at $5,747,600. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. 1.90% of the stock is owned by insiders.

Builders FirstSource Company Profile

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Builders FirstSource, Inc, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and supplies building materials, manufactured components, and construction services to professional homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers in the United States. It offers lumber and lumber sheet goods comprising dimensional lumber, plywood, and oriented strand board products that are used in on-site house framing; manufactured products, such as wood floor and roof trusses, floor trusses, wall panels, stairs, and engineered wood products; and windows, and interior and exterior door units, as well as interior trims and custom products comprising intricate mouldings, stair parts, and columns under the Synboard brand name.

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