Builders FirstSource Inc., a supplier and manufacturer of structural and related building products for residential new construction in the United States, reported that sales increased 8.2. percent to $461.5 million in the second quarter of 2015, which ended on June 30.

The company’s gross margin percentage was 24 percent, up 200 basis points from 22 percent in the second quarter of 2014. Adjusted earnings increased 35.7 percent to $27.6 million, or 6 percent of sales. That’s an increase from the second quarter of 2014, when adjusted earnings were $20.4 million, or 4.8 percent of sales.

Income from continuing operations was $3.6 million, or $0.03 per diluted share, compared to $10.6 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, for the year-ago period. Adjusted income from continuing operations was $14.3 million, or $0.14 per diluted share, compared to $9.4 million, or $0.09 per diluted share, in the second quarter of 2014.

“I am extremely pleased with the performance of our company this quarter,” Builders FirstSource CEO Floyd Sherman said in a statement. “We increased our revenues by 8.2 percent despite the negative year-over-year impact from commodity deflation and the abnormally wet weather conditions during the quarter. Our gross profit margin of 24.0 percent was the highest it’s been since the third quarter of 2007, and our adjusted EBITDA of $27.6 million represented our highest quarterly adjusted EBITDA result since the third quarter of 2006, when annualized single family starts were above 1.3 million. These results reinforce our belief that we are continuing to benefit from a strengthening housing market and that Builders FirstSource is well positioned.”

Builders FirstSource Inc. also announced last week that it expects to complete its acquisition of ProBuild Holdings LLC in August. The deal, which was first announced in April, is an all-cash transaction valued at $1.63 billion.

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