Into the Woods: Boise Cascade
05/11/2017 2:50 am EST
Boise Cascade far surpassed its quarterly profit expectations. The market expected $0.09 EPS, but Boise bested that number with $0.26 per share. Meanwhile, revenue came in at $974.4 million vs. the consensus estimate of $966.3 million.
The company is expecting a good 2017 due to continued increases in single-family and multi-family housing starts.
At this point, we could see analysts raise estimates to reflect 75% profit growth in 2017, while the P/E is down below $20. The stock is extremely undervalued based on both 2017 and 2018 numbers.
Based on previous trading patterns, we could see BCC get stuck at $32 during the current uptrend. When it surpasses $32, there’s no major price resistance until it reaches $39.
If you’re looking to optimize your purchase price, I think you’re best case scenario will be a pullback to $30. Strong Buy.