Our quantitative data points are meant to provide a high-level understanding of factors in equity risk models for Gms Inc. Portfolio managers use these models to forecast risk, optimize portfolios and review performance.
We show how GMS stock compares to 2,000+ US-based stocks, and to peers in the Distribution Services sector and Wholesale Distributors industry.
Please do not consider this data as investment advice. Data is downloaded from sources we deem reliable, but errors may occur.
GMS, Inc. is a holding company, which engages in the distribution of wallboard and suspended ceilings systems and complementary interior construction products. It operates through the following segments: Geographic Divisions, Other, and Corporate. The Geographic Divisions segment comprises the Central, Midwest, Northeast, Southern, Southeast, Western, and Canada. The Other segment distributes tools through Tool Source Warehouse, Inc. The Corporate segment includes the corporate office building and support services provided to its subsidiaries. Its products include accessories, acoustical ceilings, drywall, fiberglass reinforced panels, insulation, joint treatment, steel studs, and tools. The company was founded by Richard K. Mueller and Richard A. Whitcomb in 1971 and is headquartered in Tucker, GA.
Many of the following risk metrics are standardized and transformed into quantitative factors in institutional-level risk models.
Rankings below represent percentiles from 1 to 100, with 1 being the lowest rating of risk.
Stocks with higher beta exhibit higher sensitivity to the ups and downs in the market. (↑↑)
Stocks with higher market capitalization often have lower risk. (↑↓)
Higher average daily dollar volume over the past 30 days implies lower liquidity risk. (↑↓)
Higher price momentum stocks, aka recent winners, equate to lower risk for many investors. (↑↓)
Style risk factors often include measures of profitability and payout levels.
Companies with higher earnings generally provide lower risk. (↑↓)
Companies with higher dividend yields, if sustaintable, are perceived to have lower risk. (↑↓)