BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE's gross profit margin for the third quarter of its fiscal year 2014 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased, representing a decrease to the bottom line. BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.17 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.
At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has greatly increased by 546.29% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.
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|Income Statement||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Net Sales ($mil)||434.91||402.93|
|Net Income ($mil)||8.5||12.79|
|Balance Sheet||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Cash & Equiv. ($mil)||67.77||50.36|
|Total Assets ($mil)||609.35||533.87|
|Total Debt ($mil)||383.92||353.99|
|Profitability||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Gross Profit Margin||23.0||23.46|
|Return on Assets||3.32||-11.1|
|Return on Equity||58.53||-1063.51|
|Debt||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Share Data||Q3 FY14||Q3 FY13|
|Shares outstanding (mil)||98.13||97.28|
|Div / share||0.0||0.0|
|Book value / share||0.36||0.06|
|Institutional Own %||n/a||n/a|
|Avg Daily Volume||225414.0||351038.0|
HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 28.72 for the Building Products industry and a significant premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 19.47. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 16.38 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.75 and a significant premium versus the industry average of 5.39. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. After reviewing these and other key valuation criteria, BUILDERS FIRSTSOURCE proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.
|BLDR 32.67||Peers 28.72||BLDR 14.62||Peers 25.32|
Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.
BLDR is trading at a premium to its peers.
Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.
BLDR is trading at a significant discount to its peers.
|BLDR 14.70||Peers 25.53||BLDR NM||Peers 4.80|
Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.
BLDR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.
BLDR's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.
|BLDR 16.38||Peers 5.39||BLDR 129.50||Peers 89.32|
Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.
BLDR is trading at a significant premium to its peers.
Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.
BLDR is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.
|BLDR 0.37||Peers 1.45||BLDR 11.93||Peers 11.10|
Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.
BLDR is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.
Average. Comparing a company's sales growth to its industry helps to determine if the company is adding or losing market share.
BLDR is keeping pace with its peers on the basis of sales growth.
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