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What Is TopBuild Corp.’s (NYSE:BLD) Share Price Doing?

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TopBuild Corp. (NYSE:BLD), which is in the consumer durables business, and is based in United States, saw a significant share price rise of over 20% in the past couple of months on the NYSE. As a mid-cap stock with high coverage by analysts, you could assume any recent changes in the company’s outlook is already priced into the stock. However, what if the stock is still a bargain? Today I will analyse the most recent data on TopBuild’s outlook and valuation to see if the opportunity still exists.

View our latest analysis for TopBuild

What’s the opportunity in TopBuild?

Great news for investors – TopBuild is still trading at a fairly cheap price. My valuation model shows that the intrinsic value for the stock is $86.82, which is above what the market is valuing the company at the moment. This indicates a potential opportunity to buy low. However, given that TopBuild’s share is fairly volatile (i.e. its price movements are magnified relative to the rest of the market) this could mean the price can sink lower, giving us another chance to buy in the future. This is based on its high beta, which is a good indicator for share price volatility.

What kind of growth will TopBuild generate?

NYSE:BLD Past and Future Earnings, February 28th 2019

Future outlook is an important aspect when you’re looking at buying a stock, especially if you are an investor looking for growth in your portfolio. Although value investors would argue that it’s the intrinsic value relative to the price that matter the most, a more compelling investment thesis would be high growth potential at a cheap price. TopBuild’s earnings over the next few years are expected to increase by 41%, indicating a highly optimistic future ahead. This should lead to more robust cash flows, feeding into a higher share value.

What this means for you:

Are you a shareholder? Since BLD is currently undervalued, it may be a great time to increase your holdings in the stock. With a positive outlook on the horizon, it seems like this growth has not yet been fully factored into the share price. However, there are also other factors such as capital structure to consider, which could explain the current undervaluation.

Are you a potential investor? If you’ve been keeping an eye on BLD for a while, now might be the time to enter the stock. Its prosperous future outlook isn’t fully reflected in the current share price yet, which means it’s not too late to buy BLD. But before you make any investment decisions, consider other factors such as the strength of its balance sheet, in order to make a well-informed investment decision.

Price is just the tip of the iceberg. Dig deeper into what truly matters – the fundamentals – before you make a decision on TopBuild. You can find everything you need to know about TopBuild in the latest infographic research report. If you are no longer interested in TopBuild, you can use our free platform to see my list of over 50 other stocks with a high growth potential.

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