Press coverage about BlueLinx Holdings (NYSE:BXC) has trended somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BlueLinx Holdings earned a media sentiment score of 0.06 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media coverage about the construction company an impact score of 45.0483972719871 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

Shares of BlueLinx Holdings (NYSE BXC) opened at $9.40 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.02, a current ratio of 2.06 and a debt-to-equity ratio of -13.52. The stock has a market cap of $84.52, a price-to-earnings ratio of 7.74 and a beta of 2.24. BlueLinx Holdings has a 12 month low of $6.36 and a 12 month high of $11.78.

BXC has been the topic of a number of analyst reports. ValuEngine lowered shares of BlueLinx Holdings from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. TheStreet upgraded shares of BlueLinx Holdings from a “d” rating to a “c” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th.

In related news, CFO Susan C. O’farrell purchased 3,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 13th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $8.68 per share, for a total transaction of $26,040.00. Following the completion of the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 22,952 shares in the company, valued at $199,223.36. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Director J David Smith purchased 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The stock was bought at an average price of $9.38 per share, with a total value of $37,520.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 4,000 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $37,520. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders purchased 16,900 shares of company stock valued at $149,940. Insiders own 2.29% of the company’s stock.

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BlueLinx Holdings Company Profile

BlueLinx Holdings, Inc is a distributor of building products in North America. The Company operates its distribution business through a network of approximately 40 distribution centers. It serves metropolitan areas in the United States and delivers building products to a range of wholesale and retail customers.

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