Building materials distributor Builders FirstSource Inc. (NYSE: BLDR), Dallas, reported second-quarter sales of $5.6 billion, a 90.6% increase from the same quarter a year ago due to its 2020 merger with BMC Stock Holdings. Profit of $497.2 million was quadruple its 2Q 2020 profit of $122.5 million.
“Demand in single-family housing remains exceptionally strong and we continue to capitalize on this positive trend while ensuring we meet the needs of our customers,” said Dave Flitman, CEO of Builders FirstSource. “The BMC integration continues to progress exceptionally well, and our realization of cost synergies is ahead of schedule.
“Looking forward, we remain focused on executing our strategy of investing both organically and through M&A to shift our portfolio toward high-value and faster-growth categories while simultaneously improving efficiencies in the value chain through enhanced digital capabilities. We acquired Alliance Lumber in Arizona and we are thrilled to be welcoming those new associates to the BFS team. Our future is bright, our hunger to innovate has never been stronger, and we will continue going above and beyond for our customers and partners to provide best-in-class homebuilding solutions.”
For the first six months, Builders FirstSource reported sales of $9.8 billion, a 73.1% increase compared to the first six months of 2020. Profit of $669.8 million was up sharply versus profit of $153.3 million in the year-ago period.