Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDR) vs. LL Flooring (NYSE:LL) Head-To-Head Comparability

LL Flooring (NYSE:LLGet Rating) and Builders FirstSource (NASDAQ:BLDRGet Rating) are each retail/wholesale corporations, however which is the higher enterprise? We’ll examine the 2 corporations primarily based on the power of their threat, analyst suggestions, institutional possession, earnings, valuation, dividends and profitability.

Earnings & Valuation

This desk compares LL Flooring and Builders FirstSource’s top-line income, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross Income Value/Gross sales Ratio Internet Earnings Earnings Per Share Value/Earnings Ratio
LL Flooring $1.15 billion 0.38 $41.70 million $1.42 10.23
Builders FirstSource $19.89 billion 0.55 $1.73 billion $8.51 7.33

Builders FirstSource has larger income and earnings than LL Flooring. Builders FirstSource is buying and selling at a decrease price-to-earnings ratio than LL Flooring, indicating that it’s at the moment the extra reasonably priced of the 2 shares.


This desk compares LL Flooring and Builders FirstSource’s web margins, return on fairness and return on belongings.

Internet Margins Return on Fairness Return on Belongings
LL Flooring 3.62% 16.09% 6.59%
Builders FirstSource 8.67% 39.10% 19.57%

Threat and Volatility

LL Flooring has a beta of two.33, which means that its inventory worth is 133% extra unstable than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Builders FirstSource has a beta of two.24, which means that its inventory worth is 124% extra unstable than the S&P 500.

Insider and Institutional Possession

85.8% of LL Flooring shares are held by institutional traders. Comparatively, 97.2% of Builders FirstSource shares are held by institutional traders. 2.6% of LL Flooring shares are held by firm insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Builders FirstSource shares are held by firm insiders. Robust institutional possession is a sign that enormous cash managers, endowments and hedge funds imagine an organization will outperform the market over the long run.

Analyst Suggestions

It is a breakdown of latest scores and goal costs for LL Flooring and Builders FirstSource, as supplied by MarketBeat.

Promote Rankings Maintain Rankings Purchase Rankings Robust Purchase Rankings Score Rating
LL Flooring 0 1 0 0 2.00
Builders FirstSource 0 0 0 0 N/A

LL Flooring presently has a consensus goal worth of $22.00, indicating a possible upside of 51.52%. Given LL Flooring’s larger possible upside, equities analysts plainly imagine LL Flooring is extra favorable than Builders FirstSource.


Builders FirstSource beats LL Flooring on 8 of the 12 components in contrast between the 2 shares.

LL Flooring Firm Profile (Get Rating)

LL Flooring Holdings, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of hard-surface flooring, and hard-surface flooring enhancements and equipment. The corporate gives hardwood species; waterproof vinyl plank, engineered hardwood, laminate, bamboo, porcelain tile, and cork merchandise; and flooring enhancements and equipment, together with moldings, underlayment, adhesives, and instruments beneath the Bellawood and Coreluxe model names. It additionally offers in-home supply and set up companies. The corporate primarily serves owners, or to professionals on behalf of householders. As of February 18, 2022, we operated 428 shops within the Unites States. The corporate additionally gives its merchandise by its buyer relationship middle, digital platform, and catalogs. The corporate was previously referred to as Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc. and adjusted its identify to LL Flooring Holdings, Inc. in January 2022. LL Flooring Holdings, Inc. was based in 1994 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

Builders FirstSource Firm Profile (Get Rating)

Builders FirstSource, Inc., along with its subsidiaries, manufactures and provides constructing supplies, manufactured elements, and building companies to skilled homebuilders, sub-contractors, remodelers, and shoppers in the US. It gives lumber and lumber sheet items comprising dimensional lumber, plywood, and oriented strand board merchandise which might be utilized in on-site home framing; manufactured merchandise, resembling wooden ground and roof trusses, metal roof trusses, wall panels, stairs, and engineered wooden merchandise; and home windows, and inside and exterior door items, in addition to inside and exterior trims and customized merchandise beneath the Synboard model identify. The corporate additionally gives gypsum, roofing, and insulation merchandise, together with wallboards, ceilings, joint therapies, and finishes; and siding, steel, and concrete merchandise, resembling vinyl, composite, and wooden siding merchandise, in addition to exterior trims, different exteriors, steel studs, and cement merchandise. As well as, it offers different constructing services and products, resembling cupboards and {hardware}, in addition to turn-key framing, shell building, design help, {and professional} set up companies. The corporate was previously referred to as BSL Holdings, Inc. and adjusted its identify to Builders FirstSource, Inc. in October 1999. Builders FirstSource, Inc. was based in 1998 and is predicated in Dallas, Texas.

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