News headlines about Continental Building Products (NYSE:CBPX) have been trending somewhat positive recently, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Continental Building Products earned a coverage optimism score of 0.21 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the construction company an impact score of 45.65985067828 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near term.

Continental Building Products (NYSE:CBPX) opened at $27.60 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 3.11, a quick ratio of 2.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88. The company has a market capitalization of $1,040.00, a PE ratio of 22.50 and a beta of 1.28. Continental Building Products has a 1 year low of $21.00 and a 1 year high of $28.50.

Continental Building Products (NYSE:CBPX) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 9th. The construction company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.29. The firm had revenue of $116.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $121.08 million. Continental Building Products had a return on equity of 15.80% and a net margin of 10.13%. The company’s revenue was up 1.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $0.25 EPS. sell-side analysts anticipate that Continental Building Products will post 1.25 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

CBPX has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Continental Building Products from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Barclays increased their price objective on Continental Building Products from $25.00 to $27.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Friday, November 10th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Continental Building Products in a research report on Wednesday, November 15th. BidaskClub upgraded Continental Building Products from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, September 2nd. Finally, SunTrust Banks reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $30.00 price objective on shares of Continental Building Products in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Continental Building Products has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $28.25.

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About Continental Building Products

Continental Building Products, Inc is a manufacturer of gypsum wallboard and complementary finishing products. The Company operates through wallboard segment. Gypsum wallboard is a primary building material used in residential and commercial construction and in repair and remodel (R&R). It offers customers a range of gypsum wallboard products, including LiftLite, its lightweight product designed to lift and install; its Mold Defense line of products designed for protection against mold and mildew, and its Weather Defense line of moisture and mold-resistant exterior sheathing.

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