KB Home (KBH) shares Traded BTW $36.57 to $37.40 in Last % Days: Performance Analysis

KB Home (KBH) is owned by a number of high-value investors. Its largest direct holder is Jeffrey T. Mezger Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer with 873,275 shares. The second-largest direct holder is Melissa B. Lora Lead Independent Director, with 169,994 shares of the company’s stock. In third place with 160,027 shares of KBH is William R. Hollinger Senior Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer.

Now turning to institutional ownership of KB Home (KBH), BlackRock Fund Advisors is the top holder with 9.0 million shares. The next largest fund holder of this company’s stock is The Vanguard Group, Inc. with 8.0 million shares. In the third-place spot with 3.0 million shares is Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors).

This company’s stock price was $36.58 at the previous market close, with its latest volume reaching 2156512. Compare that to its average daily volume of 1.83M. Given the fact that this stock has 88.40M shares outstanding, its current market value is sitting at $3.23B. This publicly-traded stock’s 60-month Beta is 1.30. Its Price to Sales ratio is 0.74, its Price to Cash Flow ratio is 17.50, and its Price to Book ratio is 1.43.

KBH stock has achieved a 5-day range of $35.63 to $37.40, with a total performance of +0.27% during that period. Meanwhile, in the past month of trading, this stock has traded in the range of $31.73 to $37.40, generating a +12.97% change during the period. In the past three months, this stock’s price has changed by +34.78%, trading in the range of $24.95 to $37.40.

In the past 5 days, shares of KBH have made a new high 2 times. In the last month, it has made a new high 11 times, and in the past 3 months, it has made a new high 32 times.

Now let’s turn to this public company’s earnings. For the quarter ending 8/30/2019, the earnings per share (EPS) was reported at 0.73. This is a 0.07 difference compared to the consensus estimate of 0.66, amounting to an earnings surprise of 10.60%. In the previous quarter, which ended in 8/30/2019, the consensus estimate was 0.4, making for an earnings surprise of 27.50%. For the quarter ending 2/27/2019, EPS was reported at 0.31, generating a 19.20% earnings surprise.

The Net Income for the most recent full fiscal year, which ended in 11-2018, was $170.0 million. This is compared to the prior year, where Net Income was $180.0 million. Meanwhile, this company’s Operating Cash Flow was $221.0 million for the year, compared to $513.0 million in 2017. Capital Expenditures for the year were reportedly -$7.0 million, compared to -$8.0 million, and Free Cash flow was $214.0 million compared to the prior year’s $505.0 million.

KB Home (KBH) stock currently has a Financial Strength score of 4/10. This is due to a combination of factors, including a Cash to Debt ratio of 0.1, an Equity to Asset ratio of 0.45, a Debt to Equity ratio of 0.82 and a Debt to EBITDA of 5.56. The Piotroski F-Score is 7, its Altman Z-Score is 3.27 and its Beneish M-Score is -2.42.

This publicly-traded company’s Profitability and Growth score is 6/10, thanks to a combination of things: an Operating Margin of 6.93, a Net Margin of 5.58, a ROE of 11.27, and a ROC of 8.72.

Shifting focus now to Valuation and Return for KBH, this company’s Price to Tangible Book is 1.5 and its Price to Median PS Value is 1.42. Price to Peter Lynch Fair Value for KBH is now 0.59, and this organization’s Price to Graham Number is 0.99. Meanwhile, its Forward Rate of Return (Yactman) is 24.11.

Certain ratios provide helpful insights into how a stock is performing. The Quick Ratio for KBH is sitting at 1.01, while its Current Ratio is 9.3 and its PEG Ratio is 0.53. This stock’s PB Ratio is 1.5, its PS Ratio is 0.81, its Forward PE Ratio is 10.83, and its PE Ratio without NRI is 14.57. Similarly, its Shiller PE Ratio is 25.53, its Price to Owner Earnings is 53.32, its Price to Free Cash Flow is 47.44 and its Price to Operating Cash Flow is 31.86.