Offering A Liquidity Story – KB Home (KBH)

LORA MELISSA, Director, subtracted 3,291 shares of KB Home (KBH) from its portfolio at the rate of $26.86 per share valuing $88,396 on Jul 25. The insider left behind 169,994 shares of the company to its portfolio. 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 KB Home (KBH) was $27.43. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $27.77, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $28.11. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $27.04 and a 2nd Support Level at $26.65. KB Home (KBH) stock has gained $1.11, or 4.22%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have gained $0.79, or 2.97%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.48, or 1.78%. This year-to-date, KB Home (KBH) shares have gained $8.33, or 43.61%.

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 KB Home (KBH) stock, 100% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Buy .” Meanwhile, 100% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .”

With 88,226 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $2,368,868K. KB Home (KBH) generates $4,547 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $170,370 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 16.43%, a 3-Year Total Return of 75.61%, and a 5-year Total Return of 54.54%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 0.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.090 per share on 07/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 1.34%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.36.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in May-19, KB Home (KBH) reported earnings of $0.51 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.40 per share, representing a 0.11 difference and 28.27% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Feb-19, the reported earnings of $0.31 represented a 0.05 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.26 per share, which was a 21.24% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 08/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.65 per share. This estimate came from a total of 7 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.72 and the low estimate was $0.60. In the year-ago quarter, KB Home (KBH) generated per-share earnings of $0.87. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -25.29% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 2 purchases (17,478 shares in total) and 3 sale (14,175 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 24 insider buys amounting to 882,567 shares and 15 insider sales amounting to 822,732 shares. In the past full year, 30 insider purchases were made (involving 1,251,041 shares) and 25 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,068,307 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, KB Home (KBH) has a Current Ratio of 2.87, a Quick Ratio of 0.56 and a Cash Ratio of 0.37. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 98.70, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 49.67, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 39.95. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 66.60 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 33.52.