Shufro Rose & Co. LLC Acquires Shares of 108,600 Builders FirstSource, Inc. (BLDR)

Shufro Rose & Co. LLC acquired a new stake in Builders FirstSource, Inc. (NASDAQ:BLDR) during the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm acquired 108,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,594,000. Shufro Rose & Co. LLC owned approximately 0.09% of Builders FirstSource as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc boosted its stake in Builders FirstSource by 229.8% in the second quarter. NumerixS Investment Technologies Inc now owns 5,600 shares of the company’s stock valued at $101,000 after buying an additional 3,902 shares in the last quarter. Mount Yale Investment Advisors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Builders FirstSource during the first quarter valued at about $104,000. Royal Bank of Canada boosted its stake in shares of Builders FirstSource by 140.2% during the first quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 10,965 shares of the company’s stock valued at $218,000 after purchasing an additional 6,401 shares in the last quarter. Wilen Investment Management CORP. acquired a new stake in shares of Builders FirstSource during the second quarter valued at about $245,000. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its stake in shares of Builders FirstSource by 109.5% during the first quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 13,123 shares of the company’s stock valued at $260,000 after purchasing an additional 6,858 shares in the last quarter. 91.80% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Builders FirstSource stock opened at $12.10 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.12, a current ratio of 2.04 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 4.23. Builders FirstSource, Inc. has a 52 week low of $11.69 and a 52 week high of $23.28. The company has a market capitalization of $1.41 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.53, a PEG ratio of 1.37 and a beta of 2.01.



Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 7th. The company reported $0.54 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.56 by ($0.02). Builders FirstSource had a net margin of 1.03% and a return on equity of 44.19%. The firm had revenue of $2.09 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.06 billion. As a group, research analysts predict that Builders FirstSource, Inc. will post 1.79 EPS for the current year.

In other Builders FirstSource news, Director Cleveland A. Christophe sold 30,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $16.07, for a total value of $482,100.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 24,991 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $401,605.37. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, Director David Barr acquired 60,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $15.63 per share, for a total transaction of $937,800.00. Following the transaction, the director now owns 79,496 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,242,522.48. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. 2.30% of the stock is owned by insiders.

A number of analysts have recently commented on the company. TheStreet lowered Builders FirstSource from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Thursday. BidaskClub raised Builders FirstSource from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday. Stephens lowered Builders FirstSource from an “overweight” rating to an “equal” rating and set a $19.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Thursday, October 18th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Builders FirstSource from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 9th. Finally, Wedbush set a $20.00 price target on Builders FirstSource and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, October 2nd. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. Builders FirstSource currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $21.31.

About Builders FirstSource

Builders FirstSource, Inc manufactures and supplies building materials, manufactured components, and construction services to professional homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and consumers in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Northeast, Southeast, South, and West. Its products include lumber and lumber sheet goods comprising dimensional lumber, plywood, and OSB products that are used in on-site house framing; and windows, and interior and exterior door units, as well as interior trims and custom products under the Synboard brand.

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