BMC Stock Holdings (BMCH) Receiving Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Accern Reports

News headlines about BMC Stock Holdings (NASDAQ:BMCH) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BMC Stock Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the company an impact score of 45.6131127936476 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have impacted Accern’s scoring:

Shares of BMC Stock Holdings (BMCH) opened at 20.00 on Friday. BMC Stock Holdings has a 12-month low of $15.45 and a 12-month high of $23.90. The company’s 50-day moving average is $21.35 and its 200-day moving average is $21.41. The stock has a market cap of $1.34 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.84 and a beta of 1.47.

BMC Stock Holdings (NASDAQ:BMCH) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August 3rd. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.37 by $0.03. The firm had revenue of $886.38 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $871.51 million. BMC Stock Holdings had a net margin of 1.28% and a return on equity of 9.20%. The firm’s quarterly revenue was up 11.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.32 earnings per share. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that BMC Stock Holdings will post $1.08 earnings per share for the current year.

BMCH has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Barclays PLC decreased their price objective on shares of BMC Stock Holdings from $24.00 to $22.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a report on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of BMC Stock Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 price objective on shares of BMC Stock Holdings in a report on Tuesday, July 18th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $24.40.

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In related news, insider Lisa M. Hamblet sold 12,812 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.82, for a total value of $266,745.84. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 74,133 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,543,449.06. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through this link. 3.70% of the stock is owned by insiders.

About BMC Stock Holdings

BMC Stock Holdings, Inc is a provider of building products and services in the United States residential construction market. The Company’s segments include Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Texas, Intermountain, Western and Mountain West divisions. Its product offerings include lumber and lumber sheet goods and an array of products, including millwork, doors, windows, structural components, floor and roof trusses and wall panels.

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