Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) – The Long Game That Investors Are Missing

Hill Thomas W., President & CEO, added 31,250 shares of Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) to its portfolio at the rate of $16.25 per share valuing $507,813 on Feb 15. The insider has now 135,652 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $23.09, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $23.54. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $22.19 and a 2nd Support Level at $21.74. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) was $22.63. Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) stock has gained $1.36, or 6.39%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $3.35, or 17.38%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $8.06, or 55.32%. This year-to-date, Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) shares have gained $10.23, or 82.50%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Buy .”

With 112,074 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $2,532,872K. Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) generates $2,101 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $36,330 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 17.86%, a 3-Year Total Return of 24.27%, and a 5-year Total Return of 0.00%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 06/19, Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) reported earnings of $0.31 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.38 per share, representing a -0.07 difference and -18.42% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 03/19, the reported earnings of -$0.49 represented a 0.11 difference from the consensus estimate calling for -$0.60 per share, which was a 18.33% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.71 per share. This estimate came from a total of 4 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.85 and the low estimate was $0.58. In the year-ago quarter, Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) generated per-share earnings of $0.54. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +31.48%.

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 2 purchases (10,274 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 2 insider buys amounting to 10,274 shares and 0 insider sales amounting to 0 shares. In the past full year, 32 insider purchases were made (involving 191,726 shares) and 13 insider sell-offs equivalent to 29,654 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) has a Current Ratio of 2.27, a Quick Ratio of 1.45 and a Cash Ratio of 0.49. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 137.78, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 57.95, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 47.42. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 1.32 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 136.13.