**Summit Materials, Inc. (NYSE:SUM):**

**Company Profile**

Summit Materials, Inc., through its subsidiaries, produces and sells construction materials and related downstream products for the public infrastructure, residential and nonresidential, and other markets. It operates in three segments: West, East, and Cement. The company’s products include aggregates, cement, ready-mix concrete, asphalt paving mixes, and concrete products, as well as plastics components. It also provides paving and related services primarily comprising asphalt paving services to the private and public infrastructure sectors. In addition, the company operates municipal waste, construction, and demolition debris landfills; and liquid asphalt terminal. It has operations in the United States; and British Columbia, Canada. The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

**What is market trading price of stock,**

On 22-05-2019 (Wednesday), Summit Materials, Inc. closed its business at $17.09, by making a variation of -2.12% and showed a change of 17.46% from opening. The highest price of SUM touched in the last Fifty-two week was $28.97 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $11.25. Stock’s distance from 12 Month High is -41.41% and the distance from 12 Month Low is 51.91%.

The total market cap for the stock is $1.91 Billion while it has a PE ratio of 52.91. Active investor focuses on important indicators, some of which are discussed below:

**How much shares are traded,**

The stock traded hands with 1.14 Billion numbers of shares contrast to its normal every day volume of 1.63 Million shares.

**What Performance Indicators tell us,**

The performance of the SUM during the last seven days was 3.7 percent.

During the last one-month price index is 3.7 percent while over the three months is -2.73 percent.

Its six months performance has been 20.35 percent while for the last fifty two weeks is -41.19 percent.

**Objective Value for Investors:**

Price target given by certain analysts help investors in deciding about buying, selling or holding a stock. Analyst’s mean target price for the company is $19.35.

**EPS Subtleties in Core interest:**

The company’s diluted EPS for trailing twelve months was 0.32.

EPS Estimate for the next year is 1.11.

EPS Estimate for the next Quarter is 0.45.

EPS Growth this year is 152.8%.

**Profitability analysis**

Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 1.1, current ratio was 2, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 1.46 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 1.48.

**Where Do Relative Strength Index (RSI) Stands,**

Perhaps, it is one of the most important indicators, because it is used in the technical analysis of the stock in the money market. The relative strength index (RSI) is claimed to depict the latest and past performances of the stock market, based upon the ending price volumes of the current trading period.

The RSI index is largely used by traders on a 14-day time period and is evaluated on a range from 0 to 100, along with both high and low volumes marked at 70 and 30, respectively. Both the shorter and longer timeframes are used by the traders for shorter- and long-term purposes. It further adds high and low ranges like from 80 to 20 and from 90 to 10. This trend takes place very rarely.

Summit Materials, Inc.’s 14-day RSI stands at 55.38.

**Important Technical Indicators Analysis Report and Volatility Measures:**

Beta is a measure of the volatility, or systematic risk, of a security or a portfolio in comparison to the market as a whole. Beta is used in the capital asset pricing model (CAPM), which calculates the predictable return of an asset based on its beta and predictable market returns. Beta is also known as the beta coefficient.

A beta of 1 indicates that the security’s price moves with the market. A beta of less than 1 means that the security is theoretically less volatile than the market. A beta of greater than 1 indicates that the security’s price is theoretically more volatile than the market.

After a recent check, beta value for this stock comes out to be 1.89.

A statistical measure of the dispersion of returns (volatility) for SUM producing salvation in Investors mouth, it has week volatility of 3.97% and for the month booked as 3.78%.

Regardless of which metric you utilize, a firm understanding of the concept of volatility and how it is measured is essential to successful investing. A stock that maintains a relatively stable price has low volatility. When investing in a volatile security, the risk of success is increased just as much as the risk of failure.

Summit Materials, Inc. has an average true range (ATR) of 0.65. Other technical indicators are worth considering in assessing the prospects for SUM. Summit Materials, Inc.’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months was 0.9 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter was 1.51, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter was 29.45. The Company’s price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months was May 08 BMO. Analysts mean recommendation for the stock was 1.8.

**Arithmetic Moving Averages SUM:**

Simple Moving Average (SMA) is easy to calculate and SMA20 one is principally looking at prime trends. The 50-day moving average is more responsive to price changes than the 200-day moving. In general, traders can boost the responsiveness of a moving average by decreasing the period and smooth-out movements by increasing the period. SMA50 is used by traders to gauge mid-term trends. Whereas long-term trend followers generally use SMA200 and most shareholders will look for a cross above or below this average to represent if the stock is in a bullish or bearish trend. SMA20 is the last stop on the bus for short-term traders.

SUM having its distance from 20-days simple moving average is 5.27%, and its distance from 50-days simple moving average is 4.29%, while it has a distance of 1.44% from the 200-days simple moving average.