A new trading day began on June 16, 2022, with KB Home (NYSE: KBH) stock priced at $27.21, down -8.05% from the previous day of trading. During the day, the shares moved up to $27.43 and dropped to $25.47 before settling in for the closing price of $28.32. KBH’s price has ranged from $27.63 to $50.20 over the past 52 weeks.
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It was noted that within the last five years, the titan of the Consumer Cyclical sector saw sales topped by 9.80%. Meanwhile, its annual earnings per share averaged 91.70%. With a float of $72.38 million, this company’s outstanding shares have now reached $88.28 million.
The extent of productivity of a business whose workforce counts for 2244 workers is very important to gauge. In terms of profitability, gross margin is +21.93, operating margin of +11.81, and the pretax margin is +12.15.
KB Home (KBH) Insider and Institutional Ownership
As we move forward, let’s examine how large-scale investors are investing in this stock of the Residential Construction Industry. The insider ownership of KB Home is 3.00%, while institutional ownership is 91.20%. The most recent insider transaction that took place on Nov 12, was worth 3,370,477. In this transaction President and CEO of this company sold 79,718 shares at a rate of $42.28, taking the stock ownership to the 1,097,611 shares. Before that another transaction happened on Nov 11, when Company’s President and CEO sold 121,408 for $41.90, making the entire transaction worth $5,086,995. This insider now owns 1,097,611 shares in total.
KB Home (KBH) Latest Financial update
In its latest quarterly report, released on 2/27/2022, the company reported earnings of $1.47 per share, which was $0.1 lower than the consensus estimate of $0.26. In terms of return on equity, this company recorded -19.55% in contrast with 50.0% return on Investment (trailing twelve months). This company achieved a net margin of +9.82 while generating a return on equity of 19.77. Wall Street market experts anticipate that the next fiscal year will bring earnings of 3.01 per share during the current fiscal year.
According to the Wall Street analysts, stocks earnings will be around 91.70% per share during the next fiscal year. For the long-term projections, market analysts anticipate that the company’s EPS will surge by 9.90% during the next five years compared to 39.90% growth over the previous five years of trading.
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) Trading Performance Indicators
Here are KB Home’s current performance indicators. According to the last quarter’s results, the stock had a price to sales ratio for the trailing twelve months stands at 0.41.
For the trailing twelve months, Company’s Diluted EPS (Earnings per Share) is 6.48, a number that is poised to hit 2.01 in the next quarter and is forecasted to reach 11.05 in one year’s time.
Technical Analysis of KB Home (KBH)
The latest stats from [KB Home, KBH] show that its last 5-days average volume of 2.45 million was superior to 2.37 million than last year’s volume. As of the previous 9 days, the stock’s Stochastic %D was 7.25%. Additionally, its Average True Range was 1.57.
During the past 100 days, KB Home’s (KBH) raw stochastic average was set at 3.23%, which indicates a significant decrease from 6.03% during the past two weeks. Based on volatility metrics of the stock, it showed a historical volatility of 43.92% in the past 14 days, which was lower than the 50.95% volatility it showed in the past 100 days.
At the time of writing, stock’s 50-day Moving Average is $32.65, while its 200-day Moving Average is $38.62. Now, the first resistance to watch is $27.16. This is followed by the second major resistance level at $28.27. The third major resistance level sits at $29.12. If the price goes on to break the first support level at $25.20, it is likely to go to the next support level at $24.35. The third support level lies at $23.24 if the price breaches the second support level.
KB Home (NYSE: KBH) Key Stats
With a market capitalization of 2.45 billion, the company has a total of 88,622K Shares Outstanding. Currently, annual sales are 5,725 M while annual income is 564,750 K. The company’s previous quarter sales were 1,399 M while its latest quarter income was 134,260 K.