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D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) Shares Up Despite Recent Market Volatility

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI)’s stock price has plunge by 0.34relation to previous closing price of 106.44. Nevertheless, the company has seen a -5.05% plunge in its stock price over the last five trading sessions. Barron’s reported on 04/20/23 that What Housing Bust? D.R. Horton Stock Soars After Earnings.

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

D.R. Horton Inc. (NYSE: DHI) has a price-to-earnings ratio that is above its average at 7.20x. and a 36-month beta value of 1.53. Opinions on the stock are mixed, with 8 analysts rating it as a “buy,” 1 as “overweight,” 10 as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”

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The average price predicted for D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) by analysts is $122.57, which is $14.47 above the current market price. The public float for DHI is 302.33M, and at present, short sellers hold a 3.01% of that float. On May 26, 2023, the average trading volume of DHI was 3.07M shares.

DHI’s Market Performance

DHI stock saw an increase of -5.05% in the past week, with a monthly gain of 0.69% and a quarterly increase of 17.16%. The volatility ratio for the week is 2.36%, and the volatility levels for the last 30 days are 1.96% for D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI). The simple moving average for the last 20 days is -2.07% for DHI stock, with a simple moving average of 21.17% for the last 200 days.

DHI Trading at 3.59% 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 -5.38% of loss for the given period.

Volatility was left at 1.96%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.36%, as shares sank -1.42% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +10.93% upper at present.

During the last 5 trading sessions, DHI fell by -5.05%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +42.55% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $108.98. In addition, D.R. Horton Inc. saw 19.81% 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 40,000 shares at the price of $112.16 back on May 17. After this action, Romanowski Paul J now owns 84,268 shares of D.R. Horton Inc., valued at $4,486,524 using the latest closing price.

Murray Michael J, the EVP and COO of D.R. Horton Inc., sale 54,000 shares at $110.21 during a trade that took place back on May 03, which means that Murray Michael J is holding 257,294 shares at $5,951,572 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. The total capital return value is set at 33.11, while invested capital returns managed to touch 26.47. Equity return is now at value 26.50, with 17.20 for asset returns.

Based on D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI), the company’s capital structure generated 31.53 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 23.97. Total debt to assets is 19.94, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 27.93. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 21.24.

When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.18, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.22. The receivables turnover for the company is 89.90 and the total asset turnover is 1.22. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 7.24.


To sum up, D.R. Horton Inc. (DHI) has seen a better performance recently. Analysts have differing views on the stock, with some seeing it as a “buy” and others as a “hold”. It is worth mentioning that the stock is currently trading in close proximity to its 50-day moving average and its 52-week high.