GMS Inc. (GMS): Price and Financial Metrics

GMS Inc. (GMS): $40.01

0.11 (+0.28%)

POWR Rating

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  • GMS scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 85.8% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for GMS is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 177 days.
  • GMS ranks lowest in Stability; there it ranks in the 50th percentile.

GMS Stock Summary

  • The capital turnover (annual revenue relative to shareholder's equity) for GMS is 4.35 -- better than 89.32% of US stocks.
  • GMS's current price/earnings ratio is 5.41, which is higher than just 14.43% of US stocks with positive earnings.
  • GMS's price/sales ratio is 0.33; that's higher than the P/S ratio of only 10.91% of US stocks.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to GMS, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are BECN, UNVR, BCC, MOD, and HIBB.
  • Visit GMS's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

GMS Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Basic Materials stock, GMS's price/earnings ratio is 42.86% lower, now standing at 6.2.
  • GMS's price/sales ratio has moved down 0.1 over the prior 77 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for GMS.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
GMS 2022-09-19 0.4 1.6 6.2 6.8
GMS 2022-09-16 0.4 1.6 6.2 6.8
GMS 2022-09-15 0.4 1.6 6.1 6.7
GMS 2022-09-14 0.4 1.6 6.0 6.7
GMS 2022-09-13 0.4 1.6 6.1 6.7
GMS 2022-09-12 0.4 1.7 6.5 7.0

GMS Growth Metrics

    Its 4 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 1005.86%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at -20.81%.
  • Its 5 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 1005.86%.
Over the past 34 months, GMS's revenue has gone up $1,162,393,000.

The table below shows GMS's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-12-31 4,278.425 64.921 230.692
2021-09-30 3,876.021 52.161 185.435
2021-06-30 3,538.326 93.938 139.543
2021-03-31 3,298.823 153.304 105.56
2020-12-31 3,137.47 236.208 30.358
2020-09-30 3,147.631 257.2 25.111

GMS's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • GMS has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 74.63% of graded US stocks.
  • GMS's asset turnover comes in at 1.473 -- ranking 54th of 105 Wholesale stocks.
  • MEDS, CENT, and WSTG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with GMS.

The table below shows GMS's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-07-31 1.473 0.322 0.116
2021-04-30 1.439 0.322 0.098
2021-01-31 1.398 0.325 0.059
2020-10-31 1.404 0.327 0.056
2020-07-31 1.414 0.328 0.057
2020-04-30 1.426 0.328 0.056

GMS Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of GMS, see our GMS price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $61.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.57 (Moderate Buy)

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GMS Price/Volume Stats

Current price $40.01 52-week high $61.79
Prev. close $39.90 52-week low $36.10
Day low $39.51 Volume 681,100
Day high $40.85 Avg. volume 264,028
50-day MA $48.32 Dividend yield N/A
200-day MA $49.77 Market Cap 1.70B

GMS Inc. (GMS) Company Bio

GMS Inc. distributes gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products, and other specialty building materials to the interior contractors of commercial and residential buildings in North America. The company was founded in 1971 and is based Tucker, Georgia.

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Latest GMS News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about GMS INC that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate GMS as an investment opportunity.

Returns On Capital Are Showing Encouraging Signs At GMS (NYSE:GMS)

If you're not sure where to start when looking for the next multi-bagger, there are a few key trends you should keep an...

Yahoo | September 16, 2022

Truist cuts GMS to Hold on impact from downturn in residential construction

  • Truist analyst Keith Hughes downgraded GMS (GMS) to Hold from Buy with a price target of $46, down from $50.
  • The analyst warns that the residential construction downturn will put pressure on wallboard prices in 2023, which will compress margins at both the manufacturer and the distributor level.
  • Hughes adds that while roughly half of GMS business is commercial and will help support numbers, but investor emphasis on wallboard prices could prevent this upside.
  • GMS SA Quant Rating stands with Strong Buy where, Wall St. Seeking Alpha | September 7, 2022

GMS Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2023 Results

TUCKER, Ga., September 01, 2022--GMS Inc. (NYSE: GMS), a leading North American specialty building products distributor, today reported financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended July 31, 2022.

Yahoo | September 1, 2022

Can GMS be Able to Retain Beat Streak This Earnings Season?

Strong residential end markets and favorable pricing are likely to reflect on GMS' fiscal Q1 performance.

Yahoo | August 30, 2022

GMS Announces Date for First Quarter Fiscal Year 2023 Earnings Release and Conference Call

TUCKER, Ga., August 18, 2022--GMS Inc. (NYSE:GMS) (the "Company"), a leading North American specialty distributor of building products, announced today that it will release its financial results for the fiscal quarter ended July 31, 2022 before the market opens on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday, September 1, 2022. A conference call will be held that same day at 8:30 a.m. eastern time to review financial results, discuss recent events and conduct a question-and-answer session.

Yahoo | August 18, 2022

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GMS Price Returns

1-mo -14.47%
3-mo -11.70%
6-mo -19.69%
1-year -10.57%
3-year 42.38%
5-year 12.51%
YTD -33.44%
2021 97.21%
2020 12.56%
2019 82.23%
2018 -60.52%
2017 28.55%

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