Forestar Group Company Profile (NYSE:FOR)

About Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)

Forestar Group logoForestar Group Inc. is a residential and mixed-use real estate development company. The Company operates through three segments. The Real Estate segment secures entitlements and develops infrastructure on its lands, for single-family residential and mixed-use communities. The Mineral resources segment is focused on its owned oil and gas mineral interests through promoting exploration, development and production activities. The Other segment manages its timber holdings, recreational leases and water resource initiatives. As of December 31, 2016, its core community development business had directly or through ventures interests in 50 residential and mixed-use projects consisting of 4,600 acres of real estate located in 10 states and 14 markets. As of December 31, 2016, its non-core assets included approximately 523,000 net acres of owned mineral assets, 19,000 acres of timberland and undeveloped land, four multifamily assets and approximately 20,000 acres of groundwater leases.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Real Estate Development & Operations
  • Sub-Industry: Real Estate Development
  • Symbol: NYSE:FOR
  • CUSIP: 34623310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $725.47 million
  • Outstanding Shares: 41,934,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $17.18
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $15.56
  • 52 Week Range: $10.60 - $17.77
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.01
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: Infinity
  • P/E Growth: 3.46
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $162.02 million
  • Price / Sales: 4.44
  • Book Value: $13.93 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.23
  • EBIDTA: $34.63 million
  • Net Margins: 46.94%
  • Return on Equity: 8.75%
  • Return on Assets: 6.66%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 20.74%
  • Quick Ratio: 20.74%
  • Average Volume: 691,327 shs.
  • Beta: 1.89
  • Short Ratio: 1.1

Frequently Asked Questions for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)

What is Forestar Group's stock symbol?

Forestar Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "FOR."

How were Forestar Group's earnings last quarter?

Forestar Group Inc (NYSE:FOR) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 8th. The company reported $0.40 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.07 by $0.33. The firm earned $47.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $35.10 million. Forestar Group had a return on equity of 8.75% and a net margin of 46.94%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 46.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned ($0.31) EPS. View Forestar Group's Earnings History.

When will Forestar Group make its next earnings announcement?

Forestar Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, September, 29th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Forestar Group.

Who are some of Forestar Group's key competitors?

Who are Forestar Group's key executives?

Forestar Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Phillip J. Weber, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Charles D. Jehl, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer
  • Michael J. Quinley, President – Community Development
  • James A. Rubright, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Ashton Hudson, Independent Director
  • Daniel B. Silvers, Independent Director
  • Richard M. Smith, Independent Director
  • Richard D. Squires, Independent Director

Who owns Forestar Group stock?

Forestar Group's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.48%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.15%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (4.98%), CNH Partners LLC (3.90%), Mason Capital Management LLC (2.89%) and Kennedy Capital Management Inc. (2.53%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Forestar Group.

Who sold Forestar Group stock? Who is selling Forestar Group stock?

Forestar Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Acadian Asset Management LLC, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc., TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC, James Investment Research Inc., Lee Danner & Bass Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC and Virtu KCG Holdings LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forestar Group.

Who bought Forestar Group stock? Who is buying Forestar Group stock?

Forestar Group's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CNH Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Mason Capital Management LLC, Kennedy Capital Management Inc., Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt SYS, GABELLI & Co INVESTMENT ADVISERS INC., Vanguard Group Inc. and OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Forestar Group.

How do I buy Forestar Group stock?

Shares of Forestar Group can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Forestar Group's stock price today?

One share of Forestar Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $17.15.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Forestar Group (NYSE FOR)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  76 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  72 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  148
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: No ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
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Earnings History for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
Earnings by Quarter for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
Earnings History by Quarter for Forestar Group (NYSE FOR)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/1/2017Q416$0.12$0.27$48.00 million$64.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/8/2016Q316$0.07$0.40$35.10 million$47.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2016Q216$0.10$0.23$44.80 million$46.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/10/2016Q116$0.04($0.13)$54.94 million$41.90 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/2/2016Q415$0.20$0.45$62.67 million$114.02 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/4/2015Q315$0.01($0.31)$52.03 million$43.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$0.01$0.06$60.03 million$57.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2015Q115($0.01)($0.24)$59.79 million$47.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/5/2015Q414($0.06)$0.32$68.74 million$80.32 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2014Q314$0.13$0.12$66.40 million$58.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q2$0.11$0.34$65.74 million$83.01 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q1$0.07$0.19$55.80 million$84.61 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2014Q4$0.28$0.33ViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013$0.19$0.16ViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q113$0.02$0.11$49.42 million$97.47 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/13/2013Q4 2012$0.09$0.28$43.47 million$48.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.35
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.08$0.08$0.08
Q2 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q3 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q4 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.10%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 85.07%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/8/2016Richard D SquiresDirectorBuy5,000$10.95$54,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/13/2014James A /Dc/ JohnsonDirectorSell1,333$17.47$23,287.51View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Christopher L NinesCFOSell17,703$19.70$348,749.10View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Phillip J WeberEVPSell29,344$24.04$705,429.76View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
Latest Headlines for Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR)
DateHeadline logoAnalyzing Redfin Corp. (RDFN) and Forestar Group (FOR) - September 22 at 4:26 PM logoForestar Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FOR-US : September 21, 2017 - September 21 at 6:53 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Forestar Group Inc (FOR) Will Post Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - September 20 at 12:16 AM logoAnother Weak Auction, This Time for 30-Year Treasuries - September 13 at 8:15 PM logoETFs with exposure to Forestar Group, Inc. : September 13, 2017 - September 13 at 8:15 PM logoForestar Group, Inc. :FOR-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : September 12, 2017 - September 12 at 7:35 PM logoAfter Irma: Credit Conditions Worse for Virgin Islands, Same for Puerto Rico - September 8 at 7:17 PM logoForestar Group (FOR) & St. Joe Company (The) (JOE) Head to Head Survey - September 6 at 2:36 PM logoForestar Group (FOR) versus RMR Group (RMR) Head to Head Contrast - September 1 at 2:14 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Forestar Group Inc (FOR) Will Announce Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - September 1 at 12:20 PM logoForestar Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : FOR-US : August 22, 2017 - August 23 at 12:20 AM logoCritical Analysis: Gafisa SA (GFA) and Forestar Group (FOR) - August 9 at 10:50 PM logoFinancial Comparison: Gazit-Globe (GZT) vs. Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) - August 8 at 10:18 PM logoForestar Group Inc (NYSE:FOR) Short Interest Down 47.3% in July - August 2 at 7:19 AM logoHoward Hughes Corporation (The) (HHC) & Forestar Group (FOR) Financial Analysis - July 29 at 4:24 PM logoInside the $560M Forestar saga: D.R. Horton was involved longer than we thought - July 27 at 7:21 PM logo Brokerages Anticipate Forestar Group Inc (FOR) to Post $0.16 Earnings Per Share - July 26 at 8:20 PM logoD.R. Horton posts slowest order growth in three quarters - July 26 at 7:21 PM logoForestar Group Inc (NYSE:FOR) Short Interest Up 99.6% in June - July 19 at 8:25 AM logoFive Point Holdings (FPH) vs. Forestar Group (FOR) Critical Analysis - July 12 at 12:06 AM logoCritical Survey: Howard Hughes Corporation (The) (HHC) & Forestar Group (NYSE:FOR) - July 2 at 12:04 PM logoDallas homebuilder inks deal to acquire majority stake in Austin's Forestar Group for $560M - July 1 at 5:10 AM logoHead-To-Head Survey: Forestar Group (FOR) vs. Alexander & Baldwin Holdings (ALEX) - June 30 at 10:47 PM logoD.R. Horton Edges Out Starwood to Buy 75% Stake in Forestar - June 30 at 7:04 PM logoD.R. Horton inks merger deal with Forestar Group - June 30 at 5:01 AM logoForestar Group (FOR) Announces Termination of Starwood Merger Agreement; Will Pay $20M Termination Fee - June 30 at 2:10 AM
News IconUPDATE 1-Forestar agrees to D.R. Horton's offer; scraps Starwood deal - June 30 at 2:10 AM logoD.R. Horton and Forestar Announce Merger Agreement to Create a Leading National Land Development Company - June 29 at 9:07 PM logoForestar Announces Agreement with D.R. Horton and Terminates Starwood Merger Agreement - June 29 at 9:07 PM logoFeatured Company News - Forestar Board of Directors Determines D.R. Horton Proposal as Superior; Offers Update on Starwood Merger Agreement - June 27 at 3:15 PM logo Forestar Group Inc (FOR) Given Consensus Rating of "Strong Buy" by Brokerages - June 26 at 12:33 PM logoForestar Group Inc. (FOR) Has Risen To A New High After D.R. Horton Raises Bid - June 25 at 1:26 AM logoForestar Board of Directors Determines Unsolicited Proposal from D.R. Horton Constitutes a “Superior Proposal” - June 23 at 5:58 PM logoD.R. Horton lifts bid for Forestar Group - June 23 at 10:59 AM logoHead to Head Analysis: Forestar Group (FOR) versus Brookfield Property Partners L.P. (BPY) - June 23 at 8:14 AM logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Files Class Action Suit Against Forestar Group Inc. - June 22 at 9:04 PM logoD.R. Horton Reiterates Proposal To Buy 75% Of Forestar Stock For $16.25/shr - June 22 at 9:43 AM logoForestar Group (FOR) Says Starwood Raised Merger Consideration to $15.50 Per Share - June 22 at 9:43 AM logoForestar Announces Amended Merger Agreement with Starwood - June 22 at 9:43 AM logoShareholder Alert: Monteverde & Associates Pc Announces An Investigation Of Forestar Group Inc - For - June 14 at 6:29 PM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Transcontinental Realty Investors (TCI) vs. Forestar Group (FOR) - June 11 at 12:50 PM logoForestar Group open to discussions with D.R. Horton - June 8 at 11:01 AM logoComparing Transcontinental Realty Investors (TCI) & Forestar Group (FOR) - June 8 at 8:22 AM logoHerbalife cuts sales outlook, Time Warner gets some 'Wonder Woman' power, Ebay upgraded - June 7 at 11:12 AM logoCorporate News Blog - Forestar Group Receives Competitive Offer from D.R. Horton Within Months of Signing Merger Agreement with Starwood Capital - June 7 at 11:12 AM logoContrasting Brookfield Asset Management (BAM) and Forestar Group (FOR) - June 7 at 8:02 AM logoForestar Group (FOR) In Focus: Stock Moves 12.7% Higher - June 6 at 10:42 PM logoD.R. Horton (DHI) Acquires 75% Of Forestar Group (FOR) For $16.25/Share - Slideshow - June 6 at 5:40 PM logoForestar Group Inc. (FOR) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.16 Per Share - June 6 at 2:30 PM logoBRIEF-Forestar confirms receipt of unsolicited acquisition proposal - June 5 at 10:24 PM



Forestar Group (FOR) Chart for Tuesday, September, 26, 2017

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