Investors Catching Stocks: KB Home (NYSE:KBH)


KB Home (NYSE:KBH) will report its next earnings on Jan 5 – Jan 9 (Est.). The company reported the earnings of $0.42/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.39/share. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.03/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 7.7%.

Many analysts are providing their Estimated Earnings analysis for KB Home and for the current quarter 8 analysts have projected that the stock could give an Average Earnings estimate of $0.53/share. These analysts have also projected a Low Estimate of $0.39/share and a High Estimate of $0.64/share.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 8 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for KB Home as 1.14 Billion. According to these analysts, the Low Revenue Estimate for KB Home is 1.13 Billion and the High Revenue Estimate is 1.16 Billion. The company had Year Ago Sales of 985.78 Million.

These analysts also forecasted Growth Estimates for the Current Quarter for KBH to be 23.3%. They are projecting Next Quarter growth of 50%. For the next 5 years, KB Home is expecting Growth of 17.97% per annum, whereas in the past 5 years the growth was 18.78% per annum.

Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on KB Home, where 3 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 1 analysts have given a Buy signal, 11 said it’s a HOLD, 1 reported it as Underperform and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. (These Recommendations are for the Current Month Only reported by Yahoo Finance.)

When it comes to the Analysis of a Stock, Price Target plays a vital role. 12 Analysts reported that the Price Target for KB Home might touch $22 high while the Average Price Target and Low price Target is $16.33 and $12.5 respectively.

To analyze a stock, one should look for Upgrades and Downgrades of a stock. KB Home got Initiated on 29-Sep-16 where investment firm Wells Fargo Initiated the stock to Market Perform.

KB Home closed its last trading session at $16.21 with the loss of -2.28%. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 1.34 Billion. The Company has 52-week high of $16.76 and 52-week low of $9.04. The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 4.44% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.05% and 8.57% respectively. The Company Touched its 52-Week High on Jul 27, 2016 and 52-Week Low on Jan 20, 2016.

The Relative Volume of the company is 2.05 and Average Volume (3 months) is 2.42 million. KB Home P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 13.82 and Forward P/E ratio of 9.56.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 2.2%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 6.7%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 2.4%.

While looking at the Stock’s Performance, KB Home currently shows a Weekly Performance of 2%, where Monthly Performance is 9.13%, Quarterly performance is 1.07%, 6 Months performance is 12.79% and yearly performance percentage is 10.67%. Year to Date performance value (YTD perf) value is 29.43%. The Stock currently has a Weekly Volatility of 2.65% and Monthly Volatility of 2.82%.