GMS Stock Overview
GMS Inc. distributes wallboard, ceilings, steel framing and complementary construction products in the United States and Canada.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||US$44.41|
|52 Week High||US$61.79|
|52 Week Low||US$36.10|
|1 Month Change||-8.23%|
|3 Month Change||-11.90%|
|1 Year Change||-7.96%|
|3 Year Change||101.86%|
|5 Year Change||58.04%|
|Change since IPO||102.69%|
Recent News & Updates
|GMS||US Trade Distributors||US Market|
Return vs Industry: GMS matched the US Trade Distributors industry which returned -8.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GMS exceeded the US Market which returned -18.5% over the past year.
|GMS Average Weekly Movement||7.2%|
|Trade Distributors Industry Average Movement||7.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.1%|
|10% most volatile stocks in US Market||16.6%|
|10% least volatile stocks in US Market||3.2%|
Stable Share Price: GMS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GMS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
GMS Inc. distributes wallboard, ceilings, steel framing and complementary construction products in the United States and Canada. The company offers ceilings products, including suspended mineral fibers, soft fibers, and metal ceiling systems primarily used in offices, hotels, hospitals, retail facilities, schools, and various other commercial and institutional buildings. It also provides steel framing products, such as steel tracks, studs, and various other steel products used to frame the interior walls of a commercial or institutional building; and insulation, lumber and other wood products, ready-mix joint compound, and various other interior construction products, as well as ancillary products comprising tools, fasteners, and safety products.
GMS Fundamentals Summary
|GMS fundamental statistics|
Is GMS overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GMS income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||US$3.14b|
Last Reported Earnings
Apr 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||6.41|
|Net Profit Margin||5.90%|
How did GMS perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is GMS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 5/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for GMS?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is GMS's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does GMS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|GMS PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GMS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.9x) compared to the peer average (10.7x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does GMS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the U.S. Trade Distributors Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GMS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.9x) compared to the US Trade Distributors industry average (12x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is GMS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.
|Current PE Ratio||6.9x|
|Fair PE Ratio||14.9x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: GMS is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.9x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.9x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of GMS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: GMS ($44.41) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($111.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GMS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GMS is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (8.5x)
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How is GMS forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 8 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GMS's forecast earnings growth (0.8% per year) is below the savings rate (1.9%).
Earnings vs Market: GMS's earnings (0.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GMS's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GMS's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (8.4% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GMS's revenue (1.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GMS's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has GMS performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GMS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GMS's current net profit margins (5.9%) are higher than last year (3.2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GMS's earnings have grown significantly by 32.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GMS's earnings growth over the past year (159%) exceeds its 5-year average (32.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GMS earnings growth over the past year (159%) exceeded the Trade Distributors industry 80.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst GMS's Return on Equity (25.69%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
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How is GMS's financial position?
Financial Health Score4/6
Financial Health Score 4/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GMS's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its short term liabilities ($689.2M).
Long Term Liabilities: GMS's short term assets ($1.4B) exceed its long term liabilities ($1.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GMS's net debt to equity ratio (101.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: GMS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 115.6% to 111.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GMS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (15.2%).
Interest Coverage: GMS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (7.4x coverage).
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What is GMS current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 0/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GMS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GMS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GMS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GMS's dividend payments have been increasing.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as GMS has not reported any payouts.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
John Turner (52 yo)
Mr. John C. Turner, Jr., has been the President of GMS Inc. since May 1, 2019 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and Director since August 2, 2019. He joined GMS Inc. in 2019. He was the President of...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: John's total compensation ($USD4.13M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.48M).
Compensation vs Earnings: John's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: GMS's management team is considered experienced (2.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GMS's board of directors are considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
GMS Inc.'s employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: GMS Inc.
- Ticker: GMS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1971
- Industry: Trading Companies and Distributors
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Implied Market Cap: US$1.894b
- Shares outstanding: 42.65m
- Website: https://www.gms.com
Number of Employees
- GMS Inc.
- 100 Crescent Centre Parkway
- Suite 800
- United States
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/06/26 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/06/24 00:00|
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.