NYSE:BXC

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

BlueLinx Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes building and industrial products in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Mediocre balance sheet with moderate growth potential.

Risks

  • BlueLinx Holdings has significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
  • BlueLinx Holdings is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has BlueLinx Holdings's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

9.2%

NYSE:BXC

3.4%

US Trade Distributors

1.1%

US Market


1 Year Return

-15.0%

NYSE:BXC

-8.2%

US Trade Distributors

2.1%

US Market

BXC underperformed the Trade Distributors industry which returned -8.2% over the past year.

BXC underperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 2% over the past year.


Share holder returns

BXCIndustryMarket
7 Day9.2%3.4%1.1%
30 Day20.9%10.5%3.7%
90 Day46.1%5.5%2.3%
1 Year-15.0%-15.0%-6.5%-8.2%4.4%2.1%
3 Year283.3%283.3%44.5%38.2%47.0%37.4%
5 Year155.2%155.2%24.8%15.9%61.6%43.8%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is BlueLinx Holdings's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is BlueLinx Holdings undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

34%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

BlueLinx Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

BlueLinx Holdings's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

BlueLinx Holdings is loss making, we can't compare its value to the US Trade Distributors industry average.

BlueLinx Holdings is loss making, we can't compare the value of its earnings to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for BlueLinx Holdings, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

BlueLinx Holdings has negative assets, we can't compare the value of its assets to the US Trade Distributors industry average.


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Future Growth

How is BlueLinx Holdings expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

159.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

BlueLinx Holdings's revenue is expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

BlueLinx Holdings's earnings are expected to grow significantly at over 20% yearly.

BlueLinx Holdings's revenues are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the United States of America market average.

BlueLinx Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the United States of America market average.

BlueLinx Holdings's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if BlueLinx Holdings will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has BlueLinx Holdings performed over the past 5 years?

14.5%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

BlueLinx Holdings does not make a profit even though their year on year earnings growth rate was positive over the past 5 years.

Unable to compare BlueLinx Holdings's 1-year earnings growth to the 5-year average as it is not currently profitable.

Unable to compare BlueLinx Holdings's 1-year growth to the US Trade Distributors industry average as it is not currently profitable.


Return on Equity

It is difficult to establish if BlueLinx Holdings has efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 20%) due to its liabilities exceeding its assets.


Return on Assets

BlueLinx Holdings used its assets less efficiently than the US Trade Distributors industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if BlueLinx Holdings improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is BlueLinx Holdings's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

BlueLinx Holdings is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

BlueLinx Holdings's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

BlueLinx Holdings has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets), this is a more serious situation compared with a high debt level.

Irrelevant to check if BlueLinx Holdings's debt level has increased considering it has negative shareholder equity.


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

BlueLinx Holdings has negative shareholder equity (liabilities exceed assets) therefore debt is not covered by short term assets.


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Whilst loss making BlueLinx Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains the current positive free cash flow level.

Whilst loss making BlueLinx Holdings has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 41.6% per year.


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Dividend

What is BlueLinx Holdings's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate BlueLinx Holdings's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate BlueLinx Holdings's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as BlueLinx Holdings has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if BlueLinx Holdings's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as BlueLinx Holdings has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of BlueLinx Holdings's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.4yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Mitch Lewis (57yo)

5.7yrs

Tenure

US$3,373,606

Compensation

Mr. Mitchell B. Lewis, also known as Mitch, serves as Independent Director at GMS Inc. since July 23, 2019. Mr. Lewis has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at Bluelinx Holdings Inc. since Janu ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Mitch's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in United States of America.

Mitch's compensation has increased whilst company is loss making.


Management Age and Tenure

1.4yrs

Average Tenure

47yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the BlueLinx Holdings management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

66.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the BlueLinx Holdings board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by BlueLinx Holdings individual insiders in the past 3 months, but not in substantial volumes.


Recent Insider Transactions

BuyUS$32,38823 Aug 19
Mitchell Lewis
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares1,200
Max PriceUS$26.99
BuyUS$43,43111 Jul 19
Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.
EntityCompany
Shares2,335
Max PriceUS$18.60
BuyUS$1,335,05909 Jul 19
Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.
EntityCompany
Shares73,476
Max PriceUS$18.17
BuyUS$2,502,65810 Jun 19
Coliseum Capital Management, LLC
EntityCompany
Shares123,672
Max PriceUS$23.50
BuyUS$3,803,74121 May 19
Coliseum Capital Management, LLC
EntityCompany
Shares161,113
Max PriceUS$24.69
BuyUS$2,419,78315 Apr 19
Coliseum Capital Management, LLC
EntityCompany
Shares99,100
Max PriceUS$24.75
BuyUS$2,152,89228 Dec 18
Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.
EntityCompany
Shares105,989
Max PriceUS$20.32
BuyUS$1,005,84227 Dec 18
Nokomis Capital, L.L.C.
EntityCompany
Shares49,117
Max PriceUS$20.48
BuyUS$46,54514 Nov 18
Mitchell Lewis
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares1,941
Max PriceUS$23.98
BuyUS$59,92513 Nov 18
Susan O'Farrell
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Financial Officer
Senior VP
Shares2,500
Max PriceUS$23.97
BuyUS$48,04013 Nov 18
Mitchell Lewis
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Executive Officer
President
Shares1,962
Max PriceUS$24.49
BuyUS$51,74413 Nov 18
Alexander Averitt
EntityIndividual
Role
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Shares2,100
Max PriceUS$24.64

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Mitch Lewis (57yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.37m
  • D. Trousdale (55yo)

    Vice Chairman of Operating Companies & Integration Leader

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Shyam Reddy (44yo)

    Senior VP & Chief Transformation Officer

    • Tenure: 4.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$722.04k
  • Susan O'Farrell (55yo)

    Senior VP

    • Tenure: 5.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$753.64k
  • Alex Averitt (42yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 1.4yrs
  • Justin Heineman (47yo)

    VP, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary

    • Tenure: 1.3yrs
  • Brian Sasadu (45yo)

    Chief Human Resource Officer

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
  • Mary Moll

    Director of Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • J. Smith (70yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 2.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$175.00k
  • Alan Schumacher (72yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 15.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$190.00k
  • Mitch Lewis (57yo)

    President

    • Tenure: 5.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$3.37m
  • Kim Fennebresque (69yo)

    Non-Executive Chairman

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$290.00k
  • Karel Czanderna (63yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.7yrs
    • Compensation: US$160.00k
  • Dominic DiNapoli (64yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: US$175.00k

Company Information

BlueLinx Holdings Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: BlueLinx Holdings Inc.
  • Ticker: BXC
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1996
  • Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: US$301.177m
  • Shares outstanding: 9.36m
  • Website: https://www.bluelinxco.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • BlueLinx Holdings Inc.
  • 1950 Spectrum Circle
  • Suite 300
  • Marietta
  • Georgia
  • 30067
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
BXCNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)YesCommon StockUSUSDDec 2004

Biography

BlueLinx Holdings Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes building and industrial products in the United States. It distributes structural products, including plywood, oriented strand board, reba ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/16 23:48
End of Day Share Price2019/09/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/29
Annual Earnings2018/12/29


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.