KB Home (NYSE:KBH) went up by 1.31% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $42.20. The company’s stock price has collected 5.11% of gains in the last five trading sessions. MarketWatch.com reported 6 hours ago that KB Home calls housing market ‘robust,’ tops fourth-quarter expectations
Is It Worth Investing in KB Home (NYSE :KBH) Right Now?
KB Home (NYSE:KBH) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.27 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for KBH is at 1.88. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 4 analysts out of 10 who provided ratings for KB Home declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $43.33, which is $8.98 above the current price. KBH currently public float of 73.30M and currently shorts hold a 4.63% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of KBH was 1.37M shares.
KBH’s Market Performance
KBH stocks went up by 5.11% for the week, with a monthly drop of -0.90% and a quarterly performance of -17.25%, while its annual performance rate touched -3.15%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 4.47% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 3.66% for KB Home. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is -0.38% for KBH stocks with a simple moving average of 4.69% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of KBH
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for KBH stocks, with UBS repeating the rating for KBH by listing it as a “Neutral.” The predicted price for KBH in the upcoming period, according to UBS is $37 based on the research report published on December 09th of the previous year 2020.
JP Morgan, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see KBH reach a price target of $44. The rating they have provided for KBH stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on November 17th, 2020.
Seaport Global Securities gave a rating of “Buy” to KBH, setting the target price at $39 in the report published on November 10th of the previous year.
KBH Trading at -0.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought KBH to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -19.08% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 3.66%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 4.47%, as shares surge +0.21% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +2.86% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, KBH rose by +5.11%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +90.25% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $34.28. In addition, KB Home saw 1.88% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at KBH starting from MEZGER JEFFREY T, who sale 173,605 shares at the price of $33.91 back on Nov 16. After this action, MEZGER JEFFREY T now owns 987,490 shares of KB Home, valued at $5,886,946 using the latest closing price.
MEZGER JEFFREY T, the President and CEO of KB Home, sale 123,531 shares at $36.21 during a trade that took place back on Nov 05, which means that MEZGER JEFFREY T is holding 987,490 shares at $4,473,053 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for KBH
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +7.59 for the present operating margin
- +18.61 for the gross margin
The net margin for KB Home stands at +5.87. The total capital return value is set at 8.34, while invested capital returns managed to touch 7.03. Equity return is now at value 10.10, with 4.90 for asset returns.
Based on KB Home (KBH), the company’s capital structure generated 73.38 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 42.32. Total debt to assets is 34.36, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 73.05. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 42.13.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.00, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.39. The receivables turnover for the company is 16.65 and the total asset turnover is 0.89. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 5.18.