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NYSE:KBH

KB Home (KBH) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$68.24
+1.81 (+2.72%)
(As of 03/1/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$65.95
$68.27
50-Day Range
$58.40
$68.24
52-Week Range
$33.92
$68.27
Volume
997,067 shs
Average Volume
991,013 shs
Market Capitalization
$5.47 billion
P/E Ratio
9.69
Dividend Yield
1.17%
Price Target
$58.18

KB Home MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.33 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.7% Downside
$58.18 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
8.05% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-2.98
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.79mentions of KB Home in the last 14 days
Based on 13 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$22.40 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
10.41%
From $7.59 to $8.38 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.54 out of 5 stars

Construction Sector

11th out of 98 stocks

Operative Builders Industry

3rd out of 16 stocks


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About KB Home Stock (NYSE:KBH)

KB Home operates as a homebuilding company in the United States. It operates through four segments: West Coast, Southwest, Central, and Southeast. It builds and sells various homes, including attached and detached single-family residential homes, townhomes, and condominiums primarily for first-time, first move-up, second move-up, and active adult homebuyers. The company also provides financial services, such as insurance products and title services, as well as mortgage banking services, including residential consumer mortgage loans to homebuyers. It has operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Idaho, Nevada, North Carolina, Texas, and Washington. The company was formerly known as Kaufman and Broad Home Corporation and changed its name to KB Home in January 2001. KB Home was founded in 1957 and is based in Los Angeles, California.

KBH Stock Price History

KBH Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
1/10/2024
Ex-Dividend for 2/22 Dividend
2/07/2024
Dividend Payable
2/22/2024
Today
3/02/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
3/27/2024
Fiscal Year End
11/30/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Residential Construction
Sub-Industry
Homebuilding
CUSIP
48666K10
Employees
2,205
Year Founded
1957

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$58.18
High Stock Price Target
$79.00
Low Stock Price Target
$42.50
Potential Upside/Downside
-14.7%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.33
Research Coverage
12 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$590.18 million
Pretax Margin
12.03%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.41 billion
Cash Flow
$8.16 per share
Book Value
$48.04 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
76,615,000
Market Cap
$5.47 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.73

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KBH Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell KB Home stock right now?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for KB Home in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" KBH shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in KBH, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is KB Home's stock price target for 2024?

12 Wall Street research analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for KB Home's shares. Their KBH share price targets range from $42.50 to $79.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $58.18 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 14.7%.
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How have KBH shares performed in 2024?

KB Home's stock was trading at $62.46 on January 1st, 2024. Since then, KBH shares have increased by 9.3% and is now trading at $68.24.
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Are investors shorting KB Home?

KB Home saw a increase in short interest in the month of February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,900,000 shares, an increase of 12.6% from the January 31st total of 5,240,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,120,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 5.3 days. Approximately 8.1% of the company's shares are short sold.
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.

When is KB Home's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March 27th 2024.
View our KBH earnings forecast
.

How were KB Home's earnings last quarter?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) released its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 10th. The construction company reported $1.85 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.70 by $0.15. The construction company earned $1.67 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.63 billion. KB Home had a net margin of 9.21% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 15.63%. The company's revenue for the quarter was down 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $2.47 EPS.

How often does KB Home pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for KB Home?

KB Home declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, January 18th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 8th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Thursday, February 22nd. This represents a $0.80 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.17%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, February 7th.
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.

Is KB Home a good dividend stock?

KB Home (NYSE:KBH) pays an annual dividend of $0.80 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. The company does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 11.36%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, KBH will have a dividend payout ratio of 9.55% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for KBH.

How will KB Home's stock buyback program work?

KB Home declared that its board has initiated a share repurchase plan on Wednesday, March 22nd 2023, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to purchase up to 15.2% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

What is Jeff Mezger's approval rating as KB Home's CEO?

109 employees have rated KB Home Chief Executive Officer Jeff Mezger on Glassdoor.com. Jeff Mezger has an approval rating of 68% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of KB Home own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other KB Home investors own include NVIDIA (NVDA), Micron Technology (MU), Bank of America (BAC), Alibaba Group (BABA), Intel (INTC), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Home Depot (HD), Walt Disney (DIS) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are KB Home's major shareholders?

KB Home's stock is owned by many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.28%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (3.52%), Fisher Asset Management LLC (2.77%), Citadel Advisors LLC (0.00%), Balyasny Asset Management L.P. (2.39%) and Northern Trust Corp (1.51%). Insiders that own company stock include Albert Z Praw, Arthur Reginald Collins, Brian J Woram, Jeff Kaminski, Jeffrey T Mezger, Melissa Lora, Thomas W Gilligan and William R Hollinger.
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How do I buy shares of KB Home?

Shares of KBH stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:KBH) was last updated on 3/3/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff