Headlines about BMC Stock Holdings (NASDAQ:BMCH) have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press 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 positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BMC Stock Holdings earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.0529909303019 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern’s analysis:

Shares of BMC Stock Holdings (NASDAQ BMCH) traded up 1.21% during mid-day trading on Monday, reaching $20.95. 297,283 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $20.52 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.46. BMC Stock Holdings has a 1-year low of $15.45 and a 1-year high of $23.90. The company has a market capitalization of $1.40 billion, a P/E ratio of 34.40 and a beta of 1.49.

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

A number of analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $24.00 target price on shares of BMC Stock Holdings in a research report on Wednesday, June 7th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of BMC Stock Holdings from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 8th. FBR & Co dropped their target price on shares of BMC Stock Holdings from $26.00 to $22.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Robert W. Baird reissued a “buy” rating and set a $23.00 target price on shares of BMC Stock Holdings in a research report on Sunday. Finally, Barclays PLC dropped their target price on shares of BMC Stock Holdings from $24.00 to $22.00 and set an “overweight” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, August 4th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. BMC Stock Holdings has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $23.50.

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In other BMC Stock Holdings news, insider Lisa M. Hamblet sold 12,812 shares of BMC Stock Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.82, for a total value of $266,745.84. Following the transaction, the insider now directly owns 74,133 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,543,449.06. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Also, insider James F. Jr. Major sold 20,000 shares of BMC Stock Holdings stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, September 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $20.24, for a total value of $404,800.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now directly owns 176,482 shares in the company, valued at $3,571,995.68. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 3.70% of the company’s stock.

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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