Analysis of Gibraltar Industries Inc. (ROCK)’s performance, earnings and valuation

As of right now, Gibraltar Industries Inc. [ROCK] is trading at $44.04, climbing down -0.97%. An important factor to consider is whether the stock is rising or falling in short-term value. The ROCK shares have lost -4.45% over the last week, with a monthly amount glided 12.15%, and seem to be holding up well over a long-time horizon.

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On 3, August 2022, Gibraltar Announces Second Quarter 2022 Financial Results. In a post published today on Yahoo Finance, Revenue: GAAP up 5%, Adjusted up 7%; EPS: GAAP up 13%, Adjusted up 19%.

From an analyst’s perspective:

Gibraltar Industries Inc. [NASDAQ: ROCK] stock has seen the most recent analyst activity on July 30, 2021, when KeyBanc Capital Markets upgraded its rating to a Overweight but kept the price target unchanged to $85 for it. Previously, KeyBanc Capital Markets downgraded its rating to Sector Weight on January 14, 2021. On March 23, 2020, upgrade upgraded it’s rating to Buy. Sidoti started tracking the stock assigning a Neutral rating and suggested a price target of $40 on January 08, 2019. KeyBanc Capital Mkts upgraded its rating to a Overweight. KeyBanc Capital Mkts downgraded its rating to Sector Weight for this stock on March 01, 2018. In a note dated February 21, 2017, Wedbush reiterated an Outperform rating on this stock and revised its target price from $52 to $50.

Through the last year, Gibraltar Industries Inc.’s stock price ranged from $36.86 to $79.40. Currently, Wall Street analysts expect the stock to reach $64.25 within the next 12 months. Gibraltar Industries Inc. [NASDAQ: ROCK] shares were valued at $44.04 at the most recent close of the market. An investor can expect a potential return of 45.89% based on the average price forecast.

Analyzing the ROCK fundamentals

For Apple Inc, (ROCK), the latest quarter sales were 317.87 billion, which represents an 10.50% increase. Gross Margin for this corporation currently stands at +22.11% with Operating Margin at +8.54%, Pretax Margin comes in at +7.43%, and Net Margin reading is +5.56%.

Before buying any particular stock, readers tend to pay close attention to the indicators that support and create resistance. The company’s stock is currently sitting at 43.54 points at the first support level, and at 43.04 for the second support level. However, for the 1st resistance point, the stock is sitting at 44.97, and for the 2nd resistance point, it is at 45.90.

Gibraltar Industries Inc. [ROCK] reported earnings per share of $0.6 for its fiscal quarter that ended on 3/30/2022. Based on the Wall Street analysts’ estimates, the company was expected to report earnings of $0.44/share, meaning a difference of $0.16 and a surprise factor of 36.40%. By comparison, the stated earnings for the previous quarter ended on 12/30/2021 were $0.54 per share as compared to estimates of $0.71 per share, a difference of $-0.17 representing a surprise of -23.90%.

Ratios To Look Out For

It is important to note that Gibraltar Industries Inc. [NASDAQ:ROCK] has a current ratio of 1.70. On the other hand, the Quick Ratio is 0.94, and the Cash Ratio is 0.04. Considering the valuation of this stock, the price to sales ratio is 1.65, the price to book ratio is 2.64 and the P/E (TTM) ratio is 18.32.

Transactions by insiders

The next item on our agenda is insider trading, which has seen 8 insider purchases totaling 18,820 shares and 0 insider sales totaling 0 shares over the past 3 months. Recent insider trading involved Myers Linda Kristine, Director, that happened on May 20 when 1600.0 shares were purchased. Director, Myers Linda Kristine completed a deal on Mar 01 to buy 1648.0 shares. Meanwhile, Chief Operating Officer Burns Patrick sold 3179.0 shares on Nov 30.