Will Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) Jumpstart Your Portfolio’s Gains?

Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) was $0.52. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $0.53, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $0.54. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $0.50 and a 2nd Support Level at $0.48. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) stock has lost -$0.06, or -11.17%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.18, or -26.39%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$0.15, or -22.51%. This year-to-date, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) shares have lost -$0.16, or -24.22%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) stock, 80% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Sell .” Looking further ahead, 100% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 148,385 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $71,774K. Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) generates $1,991 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $4,520 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -73.02%, a 3-Year Total Return of -66.10%, and a 5-year Total Return of -89.38%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 0.00%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.00.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Jan-19, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) reported earnings of -$0.12 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of -$0.10 per share, representing a -0.02 difference and -20.00% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Oct-18, the reported earnings of $0.29 represented a 0.1 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.19 per share, which was a 52.63% surprise.

In the year-ago quarter, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) generated per-share earnings of -$0.07. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +1,427,242.86% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 3 purchases (74,668 shares in total) and 1 sale (3,964 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 6 insider buys amounting to 175,393 shares and 1 insider sales amounting to 3,964 shares. In the past full year, 16 insider purchases were made (involving 624,970 shares) and 9 insider sell-offs equivalent to 40,534 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. (HOV) has a Current Ratio of 3.90, a Quick Ratio of 0.99 and a Cash Ratio of 0.63. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 141.94, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 92.34. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 141.94.