Is the outlook great for KB Home (KBH)?

8:55 pm ET, 24 Sep 2018

KB Home (KBH) shares are trading at $25.63.  The company is announcing its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday after the market opens. What's driving KBH stock price? What's KBH stock price forecast?

KB Home which is in one of the largest homebuilders in the U.S. has delivered more than 600,000 homes--and it operates in seven states. The stock has yielded a negative return of -21% in 2018.

Investors are now showing interest in the stock because of the continuously improving housing market, wages, consumer market, and company’s returns-focused growth plan. On the other hand, some investors are worried that trade wars and tariffs could spoil the outlook for the housing market. The revenue rose 10% to $1.1 billion in the last quarter and earnings per share came at $0.57 compared to $0.33 for the same period last year. Deliveries increased 5% and the average selling price rose 4% to $401,800.

The third-quarter results will be released after market close on September 25, 2018. For the upcoming report, analysts expect the company to earn $0.77 per share on revenue of $1.26 billion. The company beat analyst estimates in the previous four quarters.

What is the sentiment towards the KBH stock? Our technical analysis shows that:

  • The stock short-term sentiment (next 30 days) is trending positive;
  • The mid-term sentiment (3-6 months) is trending positive;
  • The long-term sentiment (9-12 months) is trending positive. 

Over the last month, KB Home (KBH) returned +6.88%.

KB Home (KBH) short share of float is 13.53%. The stock is much more frequently shorted than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock.

KB Home (KBH) average analyst price target ($30.10) is 19.54% above its current price ($25.18).

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KB Home (KBH) Stock Guide

Updated at: 3:00 am ET, 18 Sep 2020

Before we start: if you're looking for KBH stock price, you can quickly find it out by visiting Finny and typing "KBH quote". If you're looking for a quick scoop on KBH stock (chart, price target, market cap, news and buy or sell analysis), go to Finny and look for "KBH". You'll get all this info in one place. Or you can just type "KBH news" to get the latest stock news.

Looking to buy or sell KB Home (KBH)? Interested in getting the full scoop on KBH, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this KBH stock guide, we'll address key questions about KBH, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Earnings and Dividends: earnings, earnings date, dividend rate and dividend yield;
Analyst Predictions: stock forecast and analyst ratings;
Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. What are KBH earnings?
2. What is KBH dividend?
3. What is KBH dividend yield?
4. What is KBH stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?
5. KBH buy or sell? What is KBH Finny Score?
6. What are the reasons to buy KBH? Why should I buy KBH stock?
7. What are the reasons to sell KBH? Why should I sell KBH stock?
8. What are KBH key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Earnings and Dividends

1. What are KBH earnings?

KBH trailing 12-month earnings per share (EPS) is $3.23.

2. What is KBH dividend?

KBH forward dividend is $0.36.

3. What is KBH dividend yield?

KBH forward dividend yield is 1.01%.

Analyst Predictions

4. What is KBH stock forecast (i.e., prediction)?

Based on KBH analyst price targets, KBH stock forecast is $39.00 (for a year from now). That means the average analyst price target for KBH stock is $39.00. The prediction is based on 22 analyst estimates.

The low price target for KBH is $29.00, while the high price target is $44.00.

KBH analyst rating is Hold.

Analysis

5. KBH buy or sell? What is KBH Finny Score?

#{finnyScore:50}Our quantitative analysis shows 3 reasons to buy and 3 reasons to sell KBH, resulting in Finny Score of 50.

6. What are the reasons to buy KBH? Why should I buy KBH stock?

Here are the reasons to buy KBH stock:

  • KBH profitability is improving. The YoY profit margin change was 1.20 percentage points. See KBH profitability chart.
  • KBH forward dividend yield is 1.01%, higher than the industry (0.44%) and sector (0.55%) forward dividend yields. See KBH forward dividend chart.
  • KBH cash to debt ratio is 0.32, higher than the average industry (0.18) and sector (0.13) cash to debt ratio. See KBH cash to debt chart.

7. What are the reasons to sell KBH? Why should I sell KBH stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell KBH stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • KBH stock price ($38.61) is close to the 52-week high ($39.12). Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See KBH price chart.
  • KBH quarterly revenue growth was -10.60%, lower than the industry and sector average revenue growth (1.26% and 0.78%, respectively). See KBH revenue growth chart.
  • KBH PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 1.49, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See KBH PEG chart.

Key Stats

8. What are KBH key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for KBH:

Metrics KBH
Price $36.40
Average Price Target / Upside $39.00 / 7.16%
Average Analyst Rating Hold
Forward Dividend Yield 1.01%
Industry Residential Construction
Sector Consumer Cyclical
Number of Employees 2,005
Market Cap $3.61B
Forward P/E Ratio 9.70
Price/Book Ratio 0.77
Revenue (TTM) $4.71B
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth -10.60%
Profit Margin 6.44%

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