GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. GMS operates in 40 states, through a network of 40 subsidiary partners and over 185 distribution centers nationwide, from Alaska to Florida. When GMS opened their doors in 1971, customer service was and continues to be the cornerstone of everything the company does. In total, GMS and its subsidiary partners distribute over 10,000 unique products from the industry’s leading manufacturers, all across the nation. In addition to wallboard and acoustical products, GMS supplies a comprehensive inventory of other building materials, including FRP boards, metal framing, insulation, exterior insulation finish systems, ready-mix joint compound, tools, and various other related interior construction products.
Tucker, US
Size (employees)
3,900 (est)
GMS was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Tucker, US

GMS Office Locations

GMS has an office in Tucker
Tucker, US (HQ)
800 100 Crescent Centre Pkwy

GMS Data and Metrics

GMS Financial Metrics

GMS's revenue was reported to be $2.3 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

2.3 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

758.6 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Net income (FY, 2017)

48.9 m

EBIT (FY, 2017)

104.3 m

Market capitalization (21-Jul-2017)

1.2 b

Cash (30-Apr-2017)

14.6 m


1.2 b
GMS's current market capitalization is $1.2 b.
USDFY, 2017


2.3 b

Cost of goods sold

1.6 b

Gross profit

758.6 m

Gross profit Margin, %


General and administrative expense

585.1 m

Operating expense total

654.3 m


104.3 m

EBIT margin, %


Interest expense

(29.4 m)

Income tax expense

22.7 m

Net Income

48.9 m
USDFY, 2017


14.6 m

Accounts Receivable

308.4 m


200.2 m

Current Assets

555.2 m


423.6 m

Total Assets

1.4 b

Accounts Payable

102.7 m

Total Debt

11.5 m

Current Liabilities

210.5 m

Total Liabilities

878.7 m

Additional Paid-in Capital

488.5 m

Retained Earnings

26.6 m

Total Equity

514.6 m

Debt to Equity Ratio

0 x

Debt to Assets Ratio

0 x

Financial Leverage

2.7 x
USDFY, 2017

Net Income

48.9 m

Depreciation and Amortization

69.2 m


(18.4 m)

Accounts Payable

(3.8 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

66.7 m

Purchases of PP&E

(11.1 m)

Cash From Financing Activities

86.3 m

Interest Paid

26.4 m

Income Taxes Paid

49.2 m
USDY, 2017


11.5 x


17.9 x


594.7 k

Financial Leverage

2.7 x

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