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Is There a Dimmer Outlook Ahead for D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI)?

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI) went down by -2.84% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $97.32. The company’s stock price has collected -3.76% of loss in the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 09/19/22 that Lennar, Other Builders Are Buys, According to a Former Bear

Is It Worth Investing in D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE :DHI) Right Now?

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE:DHI) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 5.57 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for DHI is at 1.53. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 12 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for D.R. Horton Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 3 rated the stock as “overweight,” 6 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price from analysts is $102.82, which is $7.98 above the current price. DHI currently public float of 302.33M and currently shorts hold a 4.67% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of DHI was 2.82M shares.

DHI’s Market Performance

DHI stocks went down by -3.76% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.95% and a quarterly performance of 27.17%, while its annual performance rate touched -1.50%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.87% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.32% for D.R. Horton Inc. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 0.49% for DHI stocks with a simple moving average of 21.51% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion of DHI

RBC Capital Mkts, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DHI reach a price target of $76, previously predicting the price at $68. The rating they have provided for DHI stocks is “Underperform” according to the report published on January 13th, 2023.

DHI Trading at 6.11% from the 50-Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought DHI to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -5.45% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 2.32%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.87%, as shares surge +4.46% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +22.40% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, DHI fell by -3.76%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +20.79% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $91.77. In addition, D.R. Horton Inc. saw 3.23% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.

Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at DHI starting from Romanowski Paul J, who sale 30,000 shares at the price of $89.68 back on Dec 21. After this action, Romanowski Paul J now owns 76,185 shares of D.R. Horton Inc., valued at $2,690,433 using the latest closing price.

Allen Barbara K, the Director of D.R. Horton Inc., sale 470 shares at $84.86 during a trade that took place back on Dec 05, which means that Allen Barbara K is holding 5,650 shares at $39,884 based on the most recent closing price.

Stock Fundamentals for DHI

Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:

  • +23.02 for the present operating margin
  • +31.37 for the gross margin

The net margin for D.R. Horton Inc. stands at +17.50. Equity return is now at value 33.50, with 21.10 for asset returns.

The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 7.24.